Jerry Silk and Steve Singer Discuss Current Trends in Shareholder Litigation at Bloomberg's Securities Law Seminar
June 23, 2011
BLB&G partners Jerry Silk and Steven Singer participated as featured speakers at the Bloomberg Law 6th Annual Securities Law Seminar - "Developments in Securities Litigation and Enforcement," which was held Thursday, June 23, 2011 in New York City.
Their presentation "Current Trends in Shareholder Litigation," reviewed the current litigation landscape and discuss recent developments and court decisions that directly affect the rights of investors.
Mr. Silk's practice focuses on representing public pension funds and other institutional investors on matters involving federal and state securities laws, accountants' liability and the fiduciary duties of corporate officials. Mr. Silk oversees the firm's new matter department, in which he, along with a group of financial analysts and investigators, counsels clients on potential legal claims.
Mr. Singer has been the lead partner responsible for prosecuting a number of the most significant and high-profile securities cases in the country, including recent cases against Mills Corporation ($202 million settlement), WellCare Health Plans ($200 million settlement) and Satyam Computer Services Ltd. (partial settlements in excess of $150 million), among many others. He is currently prosecuting securities class actions against Bank of America, Citigroup, Lehman Brothers, and MBIA.