As the securities fraud suits filed in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis have begun to generate dismissal and class certification rulings, courts have supplied important guidance on a new generation of arguments aimed at protecting defendants from unwarranted liability. Please join Mayer Brown partners Josh Yount and Dana Douglas for a review of recent decisions and promising arguments on class certification and third-party liability in securities fraud cases. Discussion topics will include:

  • How a defendant can defeat class certification by showing that some putative class members knew the “truth” allegedly misstated.
  • Whether a defendant can use evidence that the alleged misstatements lacked any price impact to defeat class certification.
  • The impact of Janus and a summary of lower court rulings interpreting it.

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. CEST
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. BST

United States
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. EDT
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. CDT
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. MDT
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. PDT

CLE credit is pending.

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