Variable Interest Entities and Chinese Companies

From the 2013 PLUS Hong Kong Symposium session “Lessons to be Learnt – U.S. Securities Class Actions Against Chinese Domiciled Companies,” moderator Simon McConnell (Clyde & Co.) and David Murray (KPMG) discuss Variable Interest Entities and some of the key issues to look for in this structures.

PLUS is returning to Hong Kong on 27 May for the 2014 Hong Kong Professional Liability Regional Symposium – don’t miss it!

PLUS members can view this entire session, and many more from past PLUS Conferences and Symposia, in the PLUS Multimedia Library.

Stanford’s Michael Klausner on Securities Class Actions (Part 1)

The April issue of PLUS Journal featured a study, “When Are Securities Class Actions Dismissed, When Do They Settle, and For How Much?—An Update,” authored by professor Michael Klausner, director of securities litigation Jason Hegland, and research fellow Matthew Goforth of Stanford Law School.

Recently the staff of PLUS Blog spoke with professor Klausner about the study and results – what follows is part one of a three part interview with him on the subject.

Watch for part 2 of this video series, to be published Tuesday, April 30 on PLUS Blog.

Shifting Sands of Corporate D&O Litigation

In a clip from the session “The Shifting Sands of Corporate D&O Litigation” from the 2012 PLUS International Conference, panelists Carol A.N. Zacharias, Esq. (ACE North America) and Evan J. Rosenberg (Chubb Specialty Insurance) look at class-action lawsuit trends impacting directors and officers.

For more D&O coverage don’t miss the 2013 PLUS D&O Symposium, February 6 & 7 in New York.

PLUS members can view this entire session in the multimedia library on the PLUS website.

Session panelists not featured in this clip: Jonathan M. Goodman (General Electric Company), moderator Carl E. Metzger, Esq. (Goodwin Proctor LLP).