Shearman And Sterling

Event March 24 - 27, 2019

2019 SIFMA Compliance and Legal Society Annual Seminar

  • Phoenix

Adam Hakki (New York-Litigation), Global Managing Partner and Global Head of the Firm’s Litigation Practice and Disputes Unit, and Reena Sahni, partner in the Global Financial Institutions Advisory & Financial Regulatory practice, are faculty members at the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) Compliance and Legal Society Annual Seminar on March 24-27 in Phoenix, Arizona. The faculty at the seminar included prominent litigators, government regulators and in-house litigation personnel at major financial institutions.

Adam spoke on a panel titled “Litigation Update: Major Civil Cases.” The program covered:

  • Event Driven Litigation and New Trends in Securities Class Actions and Derivative Litigations.
  • Life after Cyan and SLUSA Preclusion; has the Landscape Changed and what are the Options
  • New Challenges to Extraterritoriality of the Securities Laws: Stoyas v. Toshiba
  • Scheme Liability after Janus: Lorenzo v. SEC
  • New Challenges in Exchange Act Claims—how far will Emulex go—and Leveraged Loans

Reena spoke on a panel titled “Current Issues in Bank Regulation” The program covered:

  • Election Impacts on Prudential Policy and Regulation and an Update on Administration Staffing
  • Legislation, “Tailoring” the New Buzz Word in Prudential Regulation
  • Guidance on Guidance By Prudential Agencies
  • Prudential Regulations Impacting Capital Markets


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