Jonathan M. Plasse Served as a Speaker During a New York City Bar CLE Program: Securities Litigation During the Financial Crisis - Current Developments and Strategies

New York, NY
December 08, 2009

On December 8, 2009 from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Jonathan M. Plasse participated as a speaker during a New York City Bar CLE Program entitled, "Securities Litigation During the Financial Crisis - Current Developments and Strategies."

During the past year, the meltdown of the financial and credit markets has given rise to a substantial increase in the filing of securities class actions as well as investigations being conducted by the SEC, the U.S. Department of Justice, and state and local prosecutors. Meanwhile, recent court decisions have dramatically altered the litigation landscape.

At this program an expert faculty of highly experienced and well-known securities litigators discussed important developments in securities litigation and offered strategies and tactics for prosecuting and defending these cases. This course offered outside and in-house counsel an overview of cutting-edge issues in securities litigation, ranging from nuts and bolts principles to sophisticated strategic advice.

Topics discussed included:
• Strategies for prosecuting & defending securities class actions & derivative lawsuits
• The impact of Iqbal, Tellabs & other recent Supreme Court cases
• Litigation arising from the Madoff scandal & other Ponzi schemes
• Litigation involving foreign securities transactions
• Latest case law regarding class certification
• Best practices & potential minefields in corporate internal investigations
• Subprime & auction rate securities litigation