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By Securities Docket on February 5, 2009, 4:56 pm
Guest columnist Adam Kemal-Brooke, Special Counsel with the law firm Fishburns in London, explains the current state of “UK Group Litigation” and where it may be headed in the future.
By Securities Docket on January 25, 2009, 2:00 pm
Guest columnists Lawrence D. Finder and Ryan D. McConnell offer highlights of their new article that updates their deferred prosecution agreement and non-prosecution agreement statistics.
By Securities Docket on December 19, 2008, 6:09 am
Should a directors and officers (D&O) insurance policy cover derivative claims? And should a D&O insurance policy advance defense costs? A recent decision from New York’s Appellate Division, First Department, reaffirmed that the answer is “yes” to both questions, and rejected an insurance company’s arguments to the contrary.
By Securities Docket on December 3, 2008, 1:05 am
Guest columnists George T. Conway III and Lauryn P. Gouldin of the law firm Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz discuss the Second Circuit’s decision in National Australia Bank, which they describe as a significant victory for foreign companies.
By Securities Docket on November 17, 2008, 11:06 pm
Guest column by Adam Pritchard, the Frances and George Skestos Professor of Law at the University of Michigan Law School. On Thursday, November 20, Prof. Pritchard will be speaking on the topic of “Reforming Securities Class Actions” at the University of Chicago. I recently wrote about the power of shareholders to waive the FOTM presumption […]
By Securities Docket on November 16, 2008, 11:06 pm
Guest column by Dimitri Lascaris of the Siskinds law firm in Canada. Mr. Lascaris is a partner in Siskinds’ Class Action department, and filed a proposed $550 million class action last week against American International Group, Inc. in Ontario, Canada. For years, U.S. courts have aggressively asserted jurisdiction over foreign corporations and their foreign shareholders. […]
By Securities Docket on October 27, 2008, 10:57 pm
Beginning today, Securities Docket is publishing guest columns on topics of interest to our readers. If you would like your article to be seen and read by thousands of securities litigation attorneys, in-house counsel, institutional investors, executives, accountants, consultants, regulators and other professionals throughout the securities litigation industry, Securities Docket is the only place that […]
By Securities Docket on October 27, 2008, 10:18 pm
Guest column by Christopher F. Robertson and Erik W. Weibust of the law firm Seyfarth Shaw LLP. Mr. Robertson is a partner and Mr. Weibust is an associate in Seyfarth Shaw’s Securities Litigation Practice Group. With the recent collapse of the financial markets dominating the headlines, the plaintiffs’ bar is well on its way to […]