Impact of Legal Trends and Developments in Key Securities Class Actions, Corporate Governance and D&O Claims, Including IPO Litigation and the Effect of the Omnicare Decision

July 27, 2016 8:55am

John W. Shaw
Partner
Berkowitz Oliver

Angelo G. Savino
Chair, Professional Liability Practice Group
Cozen O'Connor

Alex J. Kaplan
Partner
Sidley Austin LLP

Robert Stern
Partner
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

  • Year’s highlights
  • Decisions and trends
  • Increasing regulatory environment and its impact on securities litigation
  • Key coverage issues
  • Uptick in securities class action filing trends this past year
  • Surge in IPO-related securities litigation
  • Omnicare: standards of liability for statements of opinion in registration statements are likely to come into play in IPO related lawsuits
  • Securities litigation trends in life sciences companies