The Knowledge Group Has Scheduled a Live Webcast on Securities Class Actions: Navigating Halliburton II, Materiality and Price Impact Rule Issues

Top Quote The Knowledge Group, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, announced today that it has scheduled a live webcast entitled: Securities Class Actions: Navigating Halliburton II, Materiality and Price Impact Rule Issues. This event is scheduled on Thursday, September 12, 2019 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm (ET). End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) September 06, 2019 - Event Synopsis:
    The number of securities class-action lawsuits involving materiality and price impact rules has remained high in recent years. With the Halliburton II decision in the backdrop, allowing defendants to rebut fraud-on-the-market presumption at the class certification stage, courts have struggled in providing clear guidance on assessing rebuttal evidence. Thus, creating a more complex litigation environment.

    With the ever-evolving securities class action landscape, trends and developments surrounding this area of law are expected to continue to emerge. As anticipated, the need to understand and to remain updated with the trends and recent court rulings remains vital to avoid potential risks and legal pitfalls in this increasingly complex securities class action landscape.

    Join a panel of distinguished professionals and thought leaders organized by The Knowledge Group as they provide an in-depth discussion of the evolving landscape of securities class action. They will discuss notable cases and court rulings involving Halliburton II, materiality, the price impact rule and other recent topics. Speakers will also address risk issues and offer best practices to successfully bring or defend against this type of lawsuits.

    Some of the major topics that will be covered in this course are:
    • Securities Class Action Litigation: A 2019 Update
    • Recent Court Rulings
    • Litigation Challenges
    • Practical Tips and Strategies to Avoid Pitfalls
    • What Lies Ahead


    Douglas L. Shively, Partner
    Baker & Hostetler LLP

    Michael Hefter, Partner
    Hogan Lovells

    Joni S. Jacobsen, Partner
    Dechert LLP

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