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Securities Litigation after Dodd-Frank: What Happened in 2011 and What Lies Ahead?

New York, New York
6 March 2012
Hosted By: the New York University Vincent C. Ross Institute of Accounting Research in cooperation with NERA Economic Consulting

The focus of securities litigation broadened in 2011, yet the credit crisis remains a source of important cases and a driving factor in enforcement. This Ross Roundtable, co-sponsored by NYU's Vincent C. Ross Institute of Accounting Research and NERA Economic Consulting, brought together a panel of top experts from a range of perspectives to examine in-depth recent developments in shareholder litigation and regulatory enforcement, the impact of regulatory reform, and current academic research. NERA Senior Vice President Dr. John Montgomery and Industry Affiliate Dr. James Overdahl both participated in the discussion, with NYU Stern School Professor Baruch Lev, Director of the Vincent C. Ross Institute of Accounting Research, serving as host. Other panelists included George Canellos, Director of the SEC's New York Regional Office; Jonathan Streeter, Dechert LLP and former Deputy Chief of the Criminal Division at the US Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York; Jonathan Macey, Yale Law School; Michele Rose, Latham and Watkins LLP; Mary Billings, NYU Stern School of Business; Mark Kornfeld, Baker and Hostetler LLP; and Hilary Williams, UBS Investment Bank.

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