Securities Litigation Podcasts

M&A Transactions: Pitfalls for Directors

Panelist: Mike Torpey, Chair, Orrick Securities Litigation & Regulatory Enforcement Practice Group

M&A activity is on the rise, and recent decisions by the Delaware Chancery Court make the stakes for directors higher than ever. The businesspersons and lawyers on this panel will offer their insights about the life-cycle of a current M&A transaction from initial market check to consummation and then follow-up litigation, pointing out the all-too-frequent pitfalls for directors. Sponsored by The Silicon Valley National Association of Corporate Directors. [3 min]

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The Impact of Sarbanes Oxley on Securities Litigation, and the Rising Tide of Derivative

Actions Bob Varian is one of the few attorneys in the United States who has successfully tried securities class actions to verdict. In this podcast, he comments on changes corporate defendants can expect to see in the landscape of private securities litigation in the United States. [4 min]

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The Supreme Court's Decision Regarding Securities Fraud Pleading Standards

Michael Tu, who represents companies and their directors and officers in securities class action litigation, comments in this podcast upon the significance of the Supreme Court's decision regarding securities fraud pleading standards in Tellabs v. Makor. [8 min]

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Subprime Mortgage Issues in Securities Litigation

In this podcast, Michael Tu comments upon the recent development of subprime mortgage issues in securities litigation. [10 min]

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