Shareholder Litigation and Securities Enforcement

The Securities Litigation Section presents

Shareholder Litigation and Securities Enforcement

A Year in Review. What Happened in 2023 and What Comes Next?
Date Tuesday, January 30, 2024
MCLE Registration
8:30 - 9:00 a.m.

In-Person Program

9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Networking to Follow. 
3 Hours
Location BASF Offices
201 Mission Street, Suite 400
San Francisco, CA

Time: 9:00 - 10:15 a.m. | MCLE: 1 Hour

Panel I: Developments in Federal Securities Litigation and Enforcement
This panel will discuss significant cases and developments in securities class action litigation over the last 18 months, including developments in what types of claims may be brought, where, and under what circumstances a class may be properly certified


  • Direct Listings and the Tracing Requirement
  • Forum Selection Clauses and Personal Jurisdiction
  • Recent Securities Class Action Issues Before the Supreme Court

Daniel Laguardia, Shearman & Sterling
George Adams III, Gibson Dunn
Catherine Kevane, Fenwick
Lucas Gilmore, Hagens Berman

Time: 10:30 - 11:45 a.m. | MCLE: 1 Hour
Panel II: M&A & Delaware Litigation
This panel will discuss changes in the Chancery Court bench and trends in types of cases brought before the court over the last year. The panel will also discuss the evolution of Caremark and recent trends in deal tax and mootness fee matters.

  • Changes in Chancery Bench
  • Case Trends – What are we seeing more of? Less of? Expect for 2024?
  • Caremark Evolution in 2023 and What Comes Next
  • Deal Tax and Mootness Fees

Jaime Bartlett, Sidley Austin
Achyut Phadke, Munger Tolles & Olson
Robert May, Morrison Foerster
Shane Sanders, Robbins

Time: 11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. | MCLE: 1 Hour
PANEL III: Major SEC/DOJ Enforcement Actions and Crypto Litigation
This panel will discuss recent developments in crypto cases brought by the SEC. The panel will touch upon motion practice, court decisions, settlements, and overall trends and takeaways in crypto litigation for 2024 and beyond.


  • Howey analysis as applied to crypto
  • Where are the courts headed on pending crypto litigations
  • Recent crypto settlements
  • What can we expect for 2024? Takeaways?


Jennifer Lee, Jenner & Block
Michael Stocker Dark, Berman Tobacco
Ken Herzinger, Paul Hastings
Josh Cohen, Debevoise & Plimpon

Event Code: G243901
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This is an in-Person program only.  Virtual access will not be available. Program recordings are not guaranteed and/or included with this registration, nor immediately accessible to registrants. Approved recordings of live programs are converted to On-Demand CLE Courses and available for separate purchase through a third-party library 30 business days after the live recording. 

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MCLE Notice
To receive MCLE credit, you must sign in during the designated MCLE registration period. This activity is approved for Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of California. BASF is a certified provider: Provider #103

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1/30/2024 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
BASF Offices 201 Mission Street Suite 400 San Francisco, CA 94105
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