Shearman And Sterling

Event July 20 - 22, 2021

2021 SIFMA Compliance and Legal Society Annual Seminar

  • Webinar

Adam Hakki (New York-Litigation), Global Managing Partner and Global Head of the Firm’s Litigation Practice and Disputes Unit, served as a faculty member at the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) Compliance and Legal Society Annual Seminar on July 20–22, 2021. The faculty participating in the virtual forum included prominent litigators, government regulators and in-house litigation personnel at major financial institutions.

Adam served as a panelist on a topic titled “Civil Litigation Update: Securities Class Actions and Other Major Civil Cases.” The program covered numerous topics, including:

  • Event Driven Litigation in the Face of COVID—In Re Carnival Corp Securities Litigation, Force Majeure Issues and More
  • Ford Motor Company v. Montana Eighth Judicial District Court; the “Relate to” Standard and its Impact on Pending Antitrust Actions
  • Class Certification and the Presumption of Reliance—Goldman Sachs Group v. Arkansas Teacher Retirement System
  • A Focus on ESG—Derivative Actions, Section 220 Demands and Securities Class Actions
  • SPACs and the Intersecting Interests of Sponsors, Targets, Investors and Regulators
  • A Syndicated Term Loan is Not a Security—Millennium


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