On December 7, Skadden presented “An Analysis and Forecast of the Securities Litigation and Regulatory Landscape,” the second part of our 14th Annual Securities Litigation and Regulatory Enforcement Update.
The webinar featured two panel discussions. The first, “Developments and Trends in Securities Litigation: An Update for 2021 and a Look Ahead to 2022,” featured Skadden partners Jay Kasner, Scott Musoff, Jenness Parker and Noelle Reed and guest speakers D&O Diary author Kevin LaCroix and Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann partner Gerald Silk. Topics included an overview of 2021’s filing and settlement trends, perspectives on the direction of securities litigation jurisprudence at the Supreme Court, the latest on concurrent state and federal Securities Act filings following the Supreme Court’s 2018 decision in Cyan, recent district and appellate court developments and the latest on derivative actions and Section 220 books-and-records litigation under Delaware law.
The second panel discussion, “Government Enforcement and White Collar Crime Update,” featured Skadden partners Jessie Liu, David Meister, Daniel Michael, Bao Nguyen and Jocelyn Strauber. Topics included DOJ program developments, sanctions and anti-money laundering, implications of the latest guidance on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, fraud and spoofing, SEC and CFTC enforcement developments and state and federal banking regulatory developments.