Seyfarth partners Will Prickett and Greg Markel will participate in the upcoming NYCBA's 5th Annual Securities Litigation and Enforcement Institute. Will, chair of the firm’s Securities and Financial Litigation Practice group, is a panelist for the Critical Issues in Shareholder Activism and M&A Litigation session and Greg, co-chair of the Institute, will moderate two panels: Recent Developments in Securities Class Actions and Critical Issues in Shareholder Activism and M&A Litigation.
This year's keynote speaker is Honorable Jed S. Rakoff, United States District Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. The morning plenary session will cover hot button issues in securities class actions, including the impact of recent decisions by the U.S. Supreme Court. The afternoon plenary session will provide the perspective of senior in-house counsel on managing multiple regulatory investigations and parallel, private securities litigation. Break-out sessions will explore: critical issues in shareholder activism and M&A litigation; best practices in internal investigations; the trial of a securities case; and how to handle SEC and PCAOB investigations.