Het Financieele Dagblad Features Jeroen van Kwawegen in Discussion on the Need for Investor Protection
April 10, 2012
BLB&G senior counsel Jeroen van Kwawegen was interviewed by Financieel Dagblad (Dutch equivalent of the Financial Times) on April 10, 2012, regarding today’s financial markets and the importance of institutional investors having adequate legal representation. Click here to view article.
Mr. van Kwawegen was one of three leading U.S. lawyers with Dutch backgrounds discussing the potential lessons to be learned from the U.S. system of private enforcement of securities laws. Citing the inability of regulators to adequately enforce the laws and deter wrongdoing, Mr. van Kwawegen makes clear that the private securities litigation bar is essential to proper investor protection. Mr. van Kwawegen thinks there are valuable lessons to be learned from the U.S. system in foreign jurisdiction that seek to enhance market transparency and liquidity.
Mr. Kwawegen has litigated a wide array of securities class actions, derivative actions, and breach of fiduciary duty actions, including: In re Wachovia Corp. Securities Litigation; Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc Mortgage Pass-Through Litigation; and Hughes v. Huron Consulting Group, Inc. He was also a member of the team that achieved a significant recovery and extensive corporate governance improvements in the Pfizer Derivative Litigation.
Download: Click here the article. (PDF 430.25 KB )
Also of Interest
The National Law Journal Names Mark Lebovitch and Jeroen van Kwawegen 2018 Plaintiffs’ Lawyers Trailblazers
BLB&G Opens New Delaware Office Led by Top Litigator and New Partner Greg Varallo
July 17, 2019
Investors Represented by BLB&G Prevail In Significant Ninth Circuit Win
September 13, 2017
BLB&G’s Max Berger Joins the Columbia Law School Public Interest/Public Service Council
Legal 500 Again Ranks BLB&G a National Tier 1 Firm for Securities and M&A Litigation
MarketWatch Documentary on #metoo Features Coverage of BLB&G’s Landmark Fox News Litigation
November 2, 2018
The National Law Journal Names Max Berger a Litigation Trailblazer
BLB&G Again Tops SCAS All-Time List With More Top Recoveries Than Any Other Firm
Super Lawyers Names 20 BLB&G Attorneys to its 2016 New York Metro Edition
Super Lawyers Names 21 BLB&G Attorneys to its 2017 New York Metro Edition
September 20, 2017