Litigation & Ethics in Securities Arb - Online Video Replay
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Litigation & Ethics in Securities Arbitration and Mediation - Online Video Replay
This 4 hour program, excerpted from the well-received Fall 2012 program, "Securities Arbitration and Mediation 2012: The Basics Evolve." will provide you with practical pointers regarding litigation of Securities cases.
I. Whether and When to Settle
Bringing back the art of direct settlement discussions. When to mediate, who to select, what to expect from your mediator and how best to prepare yourself and your client for mediation - settling and not winning.
Moderator: James D. Yellen, Esq.
Panel: Brian J. Neville, Esq., Stephen P. Younger, Esq. and Irwin Weltz, Esq.
II. The Hearing - Part One: Opening Statements and the Examination of Witnesses
Pre-hearing memos of law. Knowing your audience from the start and speaking to them throughout. How best to present your witness and prepare your witness for cross-examination. Effective cross-examination techniques in securities arbitrations.
Moderator: Ken Crowley, Esq.
Panel: Regina Martorana, Esq., Susan MacFarlane, Esq. and Daniel Tuczinski, Esq.
III. The Hearing - Part Two: Experts, Damages and Closings
The necessity for experts in certain kinds of cases. How to choose the expert a panel will listen to, How to present experts as witnesses and prepare them for cross-examination. How to cross-examine experts. Making damage calculations simple to follow. How to challenge them. Closing Statement - a waste of time or an opportunity to sway the undecided arbitrator.
Moderator: Stephen P. Younger, Esq.
Panel: Charles J. Hecht, Esq., John P. Bevilacqua, Esq. and Seth E. Lipner, Esq.
IV. Ethical Issues in Arbitration and Mediation
The ethics of representing more than one Respondent in a case. Your disclosure requirements to clients and to the panel. Confidentiality agreements in discovery and in settlements. What to do when you learn your client did not tell you all his "skeletons in his closet." Challenging the ethics of arbitrators. What ethical standards mediators are expected to follow.
Moderator: Barry Temkin, Esq.
Panel: Dennis J. Capriglione, Esq., Michael Sackheim, Esq. and Joseph A. Vallo, Esq.
4.0 MCLE credits (3.0 Skills, 1.0 Ethics)
The last day to pre-register online was January 29, 2013.
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