Mary Eaton, Partner, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP to Trends, Developments, and What Lies Ahead the Securities Class Action Landscape in 2020

Top Quote The Knowledge Group, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Mary Eaton, Partner, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP will speak at the Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Trends, Developments, and What Lies Ahead the Securities Class Action Landscape in 2020 LIVE Webcast.” End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) January 10, 2020 - This event is scheduled for Thursday, January 16, 2020 from 12:00PM to 1:30PM ET.

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    About Mary Eaton
    Mary Eaton is a partner in Willkie’s Litigation Department and Chair of the firm’s Business and Corporate Litigation Practice Group. Ms. Eaton has extensive experience in complex commercial litigation, with a focus on shareholder litigation (including securities class actions and shareholder derivative claims) and other complex business disputes. Ms. Eaton regularly represents registered investment companies, registered investment advisors, private equity companies, officers, directors, trustees and executives in a wide variety of disputes in federal and state courts across the country. In addition to her substantial trial experience, Ms. Eaton regularly counsels clients on litigation avoidance and corporate governance matters.

    About Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
    For more than a century, Willkie has delivered unparalleled legal advice and dedicated client service to individuals and companies across a wide spectrum of business areas, industries, countries and cultures. We are an elite international law firm that provides innovative, integrated legal and business solutions. We have a number of highly successful practices whose lawyers are stars in their fields. Our experience spans a wide range of industries, most particularly financial services. Our lawyers, which number approximately 700 in nine offices located in the United States and Europe, share in the firm’s tradition of skillful and creative legal representation. As a firm, we are collegial, collaborative and client-focused.
    Drawing on our more than 125 years of achievement and experience in the legal industry, our clients receive the highest level of advice and counsel. Willkie has a unique depth of business acumen and legal experience that spans across almost all business areas and industries. Our holistic approach to advising clients on legal matters, business issues and transactions yields comprehensive client service. Our commitment to excellence in client service and care cultivates longstanding relationships with our clients.

    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.

    In this LIVE Webcast, seasoned trial attorneys Mary Eaton (Willkie Farr & Gallagher) and Jared L. Kopel (Alto Litigation) will provide the audience with an in-depth analysis of the recent developments in the securities class action landscape. Speakers will discuss significant risk issues and offer practical tips and strategies to successfully deal with this particular area of litigation.

    Key topics include:
    • Updates in Securities Class Action Litigation
    • Recent Court Rulings and Decisions
    • Potential Risks and Pitfalls
    • Practical Tips and Strategies
    • What Lies Ahead

    About The Knowledge Group
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