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Non-U.S. Shareholder Litigation: A Boot Camp for General Counsels and the C-Suite

Level: Advanced
Runtime: 58 minutes
Recorded Date: September 26, 2019
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  • Overview of Shareholder Litigation
  • The Current Landscape
  • Opportunities
  • Increase in Direct Action Activity
Runtime: 1 hour and 9 minutes
Recorded: September 26, 2019


The global securities litigation landscape outside the U.S. continues to rapidly grow and evolve. This session will address the current landscape of Non-U.S. shareholder litigation, the top five things to consider when evaluating Non-U.S. recovery opportunities, and best practices on loss calculations and claim assignments.

This program was recorded as part of ALM & Corporate Counsel's Annual General Counsel Conference on September 26th, 2019.

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Michael Sternhall

Burford Capital

Michael Sternhell is a Director of Burford’s investment team with expertise in delivering innovative litigation financing solutions to the asset management industry, leveraging his experience overseeing a diverse litigation portfolio as in-house counsel for a leading global asset management firm.

Most recently, Mr. Sternhell was Senior Vice President and Managing Counsel at OppenheimerFunds, where he managed a wide variety of litigation, regulatory and restructuring matters and led a team of lawyers supporting the firm’s investments and global operations functions. Prior to his work in-house, Mr. Sternhell was a Senior Litigator at Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP, where he defended institutions and individuals before federal and state courts, the SEC, DOJ and FINRA, in high-profile securities class actions and regulatory investigations.

Mr. Sternhell graduated from Wesleyan University with High Honors and received his JD from New York University School of Law.

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Mike Lange

Senior Vice President, Worldwide Litigation
FRT - Financial Recovery Technologies

Mike Lange is the Senior Vice President of Worldwide Litigation at Financial Recovery Technologies. With more than 20 years of practice, he has built a rich network of relationships around the world including corporations, government agencies, lawyers and other professions, which he brings to bear for FRT clients.

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Richard Caruso

Vice President & General Manager, Legal Media
ALM Media, LLC

Richard Caruso is the Vice President & General Manager of Legal Media at ALM.

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