Principal Andrew Sidman will moderate the panel, “Recent Developments in Investment Advisor/Dealer Litigation” at the American Bar Association’s (ABA’s) National Institute on US-Canadian Securities Litigation on Wednesday, May 18 in Ontario, Canada. The program is sponsored by the ABA Section of Litigation and Center for Professional Development.
The panelists will discuss:
• Trends and enforcement priorities in the regulation of advisors and broker-dealers
• Recent civil investment advisor/broker-dealer cases
• Proposed statutory best interest standard: assessing its strengths & challenges
• Cybersecurity, compliance and suitability/KYP litigation
Principal Joshua D. Jones will give opening remarks at the conference. This program brings together leading US and Canadian securities litigators and regulators to discuss cutting-edge developments in the United States and Canada in areas such as securities class actions, shareholder activism, securities regulatory and criminal enforcement, merger and acquisition litigation as well as broker-dealer litigation. Speakers include Hon. Jed S. Rakoff, Andrew J. Ceresney, Katherine R. Goldstein, J. Bradley Bennett, James D. Sinclair, Paul C. Hilal, Aitan Goelman, and Commissioner Mary G. Condon, among many more