S&C Critical Insights – Recent Developments in Private Securities Litigation

January 9, 2022

In this episode of S&C’s Critical Insights, Steve Peikin, who leads S&C’s Securities & Commodities Investigations Practice, and Jeff Scott and Julia Malkina, co-leads of the Firm’s Securities Litigation Practice, review recent private securities litigation trends.
Steve, Jeff and Julia discuss numerical trends in private securities litigation. Although such litigation has slowed overall, certain types of lawsuits, including those with ESG and SPAC-related claims, have increased. The episode also explores recent court rulings from the Second Circuit, the Ninth Circuit and the California Court of Appeal with significant implications for securities litigation, as well as noteworthy developments in cryptocurrency-related filings.
For an in-depth discussion of these topics, read S&C’s Securities Enforcement and Litigation Update.