NEW YORK, Nov. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Practising Law Institute (PLI) announces the release of their newest publication, Securities Litigation: A Practitioner's Guide, Second Edition. Authored by top securities litigation partners at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, and edited by Jonathan C. Dickey, Meryl L. Young, Robert F. Serio and Thad A. Davis, co-chairs of Gibson Dunn's securities litigation practice, Securities Litigation: A Practitioner's Guide,Second Edition provides readers with practical advice on how to successfully defend the most challenging shareholder cases.
Securities Litigation: A Practitioner's Guide is the only publication that covers the full gamut of shareholder litigations, parallel SEC enforcement actions, and ERISA litigation. The treatise lays out the case law governing private securities class actions, beginning with a summary of basic claims and defenses typically involved in private class action litigation, and then by taking the reader through all of the phases of litigation, from lead plaintiff appointment and motions to dismiss, through discovery, class certification, summary judgment, trial, damages, and appeal. In addition, Gibson Dunn's subject matter experts offer in-depth analyses of the latest Supreme Court cases, as well as key Court of Appeals cases and regulatory developments. The treatise also includes chapters on several topics related to the defense of securities class action litigation, including settlement, D&O insurance, and indemnification.
Completely updated to keep readers abreast of new developments in securities litigation,Securities Litigation: A Practitioner's Guide, Second Edition also features several new chapters on different types of related actions and proceedings, including mergers & acquisitions litigation and shareholder derivative litigation.
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