Shareholder Activisim and Derivative Litigation, Including M&A Litigation brought Derivatively, and Side A Implications

July 27, 2016 10:05am

John E. Failla
Partner
Proskauer Rose LLP

Anne Foster
Director
Richards, Layton & Finger, PA

Steven L. White
Senior Vice President Management Liability Claims
Aspen Insurance

Kara Altenbaumer-Price Esq.
SVP, Corporate Risk & Governance
USI Southwest

  • Have we seen an increase in shareholder derivative litigation?
  • Are shareholder suits unrelated to a securities class action on the rise?
  • Characteristics of M&A litigation brought derivatively versus brought as a class action
  • Impact of derivative suits on Side A
  • Novel strategies to settle derivative suits and the D&O insurance implications
  • Cybersecurity derivative suits