Securities Law (CLE)

Recent Legal Developments in Federal Securities Litigation: What You Need to Know

2023-09-14T01:20:26-04:00

Join us for a riveting webinar where we delve into the realm of federal securities litigation and explore the latest legal developments that have shaped this dynamic field. This webinar is designed to provide lawyers, legal professionals, and individuals in the corporate sector with valuable insights into the ever-evolving landscape of securities litigation.

2023 Securities Litigation and Enforcement Mid-Year Update

2023-08-01T22:38:13-04:00

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has actively pursued significant enforcement actions for FY 2023 H1 period, zeroing in on various violations within the securities industry. Notably, the SEC has taken measures against unregistered cryptocurrency exchanges and securities offerings while continuing to ramp up its enforcement efforts in the ESG space.

What to Expect in Securities Litigation & Enforcement

2023-07-21T01:51:06-04:00

In this LIVE Webcast, a panel of thought leaders and professionals brought together by The Knowledge Group will provide and present an in-depth analysis of the fundamentals as well as recent developments in What to Expect in Securities Litigation & Enforcement. Speakers will also present all important issues surrounding this significant topic. Join us for this Knowledge Group Webinar!

Securities Class Actions in the Crypto Space: Crucial Developments

2023-03-29T05:28:34-04:00

Heightened regulatory scrutiny and continued volatility in the digital asset market have led to a significant uptick in the number of securities class action suits involving cryptocurrencies. With emerging court decisions and litigation and enforcement challenges on the horizon, practitioners and companies must keep track of current and future developments in the cryptocurrency space to understand how to navigate this complex and evolving landscape.

The Potential Impact of the SEC’S Proposed Climate Disclosure Rules

2023-03-07T15:46:05-05:00

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently proposed climate disclosure rules which would require public companies to prepare a comprehensive reporting of their climate-related risks, emissions, and net-zero transition plans. Aside from systemic changes to disclosure requirements, adoption of the new rules may also influence the overall strategy, management, and oversight of climate-related risks and opportunities.

SEC’s Heightened Enforcement on Cryptocurrency: What You Should Know and Do to Avoid Legal Risks

2022-09-30T01:41:31-04:00

The U.S. Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) continues its scrutiny on cryptocurrencies. In its January 7 announcement, SEC’s Office of Enforcement Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) added fintech, including digital assets, to its annual priority list in the coming fiscal year. In line with this, the division will continue to prioritize the analysis of certain activities and products which are believed to pose risks to investors as well as the reputation of the U.S. capital markets. Examinations of these focus areas are designed to support the SEC's mission to protect investors, promote capital formation, and keep markets fair and effective.

Securities Class Action Litigation in the 2020 Landscape: What You Should Know and Do

2022-10-24T04:36:22-04:00

While securities class action filings maintained a historic three-year high through the end of 2019, largely driven by standard (Rule 10b-5, Section 11, and/or Section 12) cases, a decline in filings was observed in Q1 2020. Recent decisional law and critical trends in securities class actions, and the emergence of new “event-driven” filings, foreshadow an active year of key issues being fleshed out in courts around the country. Paramount among these issues are questions about whether certain types of cases can be filed in state courts and the role that Delaware corporations can play with forum selection clauses in trying to prevent that. Plaintiffs will push to assert scheme liability causes of action under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 in an effort to broaden the universe of defendants they can hold accountable.

What’s New in Gig-Worker Classifications: Exploring Trends and COVID-19 Implications

2022-10-28T02:06:45-04:00

Securities class action litigation have continuously skyrocketed over the past years. This trend is expected to grow in fiscal year 2020 as companies constantly engage in global expansions making securities markets more seemingly interconnected. With this, companies are encouraged to prepare for significant changes as well as potential risks and pitfalls. Being updated with the trends and recent court decisions to mitigate the possibility of setbacks is essentially recommended.

Trends, Developments, and What Lies Ahead the Securities Class Action Landscape in 2020

2022-10-28T02:21:01-04:00

Securities class action litigation have continuously skyrocketed over the past years. This trend is expected to grow in fiscal year 2020 as companies constantly engage in global expansions making securities markets more seemingly interconnected. With this, companies are encouraged to prepare for significant changes as well as potential risks and pitfalls. Being updated with the trends and recent court decisions to mitigate the possibility of setbacks is essentially recommended.

Demystifying the Current Landscape of Securities Litigation: Practical Tips and Strategies You Must Know

2021-04-20T23:29:50-04:00

The securities litigation landscape has been shifting unceasingly over the years. With the increasing number of securities class action filings as well as several upcoming court rulings, the regulatory paradigm remains unpredictable. Thus, practitioners and businesses should keep themselves abreast of any trend, development, and critical issue in this field of law. Counsel to businesses must also ensure efficient litigation techniques to win in this type of lawsuit.

SEC’s Heightened Enforcement: Exploring Practical Compliance Tips and Strategies

2021-12-23T03:48:10-05:00

The securities law landscape continues to evolve as new regulatory developments emerge. Recently, under the direction of its new Chair, the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) has been messaging the priorities of its enforcement program, including renewed focus across the agency related to climate change disclosures, cybersecurity, and financial innovation.

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