Greatest Concerns when facing Parallel Government Investigations & Securities Suits

From the 2015 PLUS D&O Symposium session “Dangerous Intersection: Securities Litigation and Governmental Investigations,” moderator Diane Parker (Allied World Insurance Company) and panelist Jonathan Youngwood, Esq. (Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP) discuss concerns when facing parallel government investigations and securities suits.

PLUS members can view this entire Conference session 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.

How Should We Plead? The Future of Class Actions, According to the Supreme Court

In this clip from the 2011 PLUS International Conference educational session entitled “How Should We Plead? The Future of Class Actions, According to the Supreme Court,” Howard Suskin (Jenner & Block LLP) and Mark Perry, Esq. look at the Janus Capital decision.

PLUS members can view this entire educational session by visiting You must be a member and logged-in to the website to view the multimedia content.

Other panelists at this session were: Samuel Rudman, Esq. (Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP), Brian Kristiansen (AXIS Professional Lines) and Janene Marasciullo (Kaufman Dolowich Voluck & Gonzo LLP).