January 01, 2014

Inside This Issue

Spotlight Interview with Ann Yerger, Executive Director of the Council of Institutional Investors

The Second Circuit Changes the Rule on Tolling and Statutes of Repose: What It Means for Investors

An analysis of a dramatic change in the law on statutes of repose and tolling and its implications for investors, including the potential need to file prophylactic lawsuits to prevent claims from expiring. The full article can be read here.

When a Good Plan Goes Bad: The Exploitation of Loopholes in the Rules Governing 10b5-1 Trading Plans

This article explains how 10b5-1 trading plans, which were initially envisioned as a way to prevent insider trading, can be abused and the implications for securities suits. The full article can be read here.

Law360 Names Cohen Milstein's Antitrust/Competition Practice Among the Best in the Nation

In January 2014, Law360 announced the winners of its Practice Groups of the Year awards, given to firms that excelled at getting the job done for clients in litigation and deals in 2013. Cohen Milstein's Antitrust Group was selected as a top practice by the publication and is the only plaintiffs' firm whose antitrust practice received this honor.

The full January 2014 issue can be read here.

More information about Cohen Milstein’s Securities Fraud/Investor Protection Practice can be found here, or call (202) 408-4600.