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International Financial Litigation Briefing

This informal briefing will feature a review of recent high-profile shareholder victories, as well as several ongoing and upcoming financial litigation cases:

  • Europe: RBS, Fortis &VW
  • Asia:Olympus, Mitsubishi & Toshiba
  • Antitrust: FX, LIBOR &Treasuries

Ask questions of the attorneys representing the European institutions responsible for these cases to gain insight from their experience and perspective. Benefit from the lessons of the past in deciding whether or not to participate in cases. Featured speakers include Jay Eisenhofer, Managing Partner of Grant & Eisenhofer (G&E); Olav Haazen, PhD, a Director at G&E; and Guus Warringa, G&E Institutional Investor Relations.

Moderator

Moderator Simon Cullingworth is Director of Legal Analytics at Punter Southall Analytics Limited, part of the Punter Southall Group. Simon, formerly a litigation partner in a leading London Solicitors firm and latterly in a global disputes and investigations law firm, has over 30 years of litigation experience in the world’s major on and off shore financial centres. He works as part of the damages quantum analytics team and the class/group action claimant book building team at Punter Southall Analytics, partnering with leading class/group investor action lawyers and with litigation funders worldwide.

Featured Speakers

Mr. Eisenhofer is a world renowned advocate for institutional investors. He has been counsel in more multi-hundred million dollar cases than any other securities litigator. Internationally, Mr. Eisenhofer has organised cases on behalf of investors leading to substantial recoveries, including the $1.36 billion settlement with Fortis in the Netherlands, the $1 billion recovery against Royal Bank of Scotland in the United Kingdom, and the historic $450 million pan-European settlement in the Royal Dutch Shell case in the Netherlands.

Olav Haazen’s  areas of practise include cross-border securities fraud and antitrust litigation. He has significant experience representing foreign and domestic plaintiffs in a variety of antitrust and fraud actions. Most recently, he successfully represented a class of Fortis investors for whom he helped negotiate a record-high $1.3 billion settlement of all investment fraud claims in the Netherlands and Belgium.

Guus Warringa has worked to protect the interests of institutional investors for several decades.  Prior to joining G&E in 2015, Mr. Warringa served as General Counsel for APG N.V. – one of the world’s leading institutional investors with more than €417 billion of pension funds’ assets. During his tenure at APG, Mr. Warringa was instrumental in campaigning against the adverse consequences for pension funds of the financial transaction tax and the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) on behalf the European pension fund sector.

Register for This Briefing

Qualified members of the international institutional investor community are invited to attend this intimate briefing.  Click here to register online.