Davis Polk Partners to Speak at PLI’s Securities Regulation Institute
November 6-8, 2013
New York, NY

Davis Polk partners Charles Duggan, Deanna Kirkpatrick and Linda Chatman Thomsen will be among the speakers at PLI’s 45th Annual Institute on Securities Regulation. The program will be held November 6-8, 2013, in New York.

Duggan will speak on the “Private Securities Litigation” panel, addressing key considerations in evaluating bringing a securities class action; limits of U.S. jurisdiction; key considerations in defending a securities class action; juggling derivative, class actions and regulatory investigations; and the recent rise in proxy disclosure litigation.

Kirkpatrick’s panel, “How’s Life in the Capital Markets?,” will address the impact of the JOBS Act; developments with IPOs; capital raising in the private markets for public and private companies; challenges facing “private” companies with an expanding shareholder base; as well as new products and techniques and market structure developments.

Thomsen will speak on “The Defense Perspective: Strategies and Considerations in Responding to New Policies and Priorities in Securities Enforcement.” The panel will discuss new leadership; accounting and disclosure fraud; expanding use of risk based analytics; the litigation and trial option; strategies when your case is on the front page; the Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Program; and ethical issues arising in practice.

For more information, please visit the event website.