8th Europe Global Investor Protection Conference Frankfurt, February 1-2, 2016

January 19, 2017
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This 8thedition of the DRRT Conference was, again, successfully attended by almost 100 representatives from the asset management and institutional investor community! Attendees came from Singapore, Japan, France, Germany, Italy as well as the US, the UK, and the Netherlands for the Monday and Tuesday conference, which kicked off with a pre-conference dinner on Sunday, January 31.

Program Excerpt:

Choosing the Right Jurisdiction – Modern Forum Shopping

Anthony Maton, Partner, Hausfeld & Co LLP; Matthew Stowe, VP & Assistant General Counsel, MFS Investment Management; Jan Hendrik Crucq, Partner, CCL Advocaten B.V.; Jean-François Poulnais, Head of Global Data Management, Amundi

Reliance & Causation: Export of the Fraud-on-the-market Doctrine to Non-U.S. Countries

Angela Reimer, Foreign Associate, DRRT; Guus Warringa, Institutional Investor Relations, Grant & Eisenhofer P.A.

Damages ≠ Damages – How Damages Vary From Country to Country

Frank Torchio, President, Forensic Economics, Inc.; Timothy McKenna, Vice President, NERA Economic Consulting

Bribery & Corruption – Causes for New Types of Shareholder Litigation?

Kevin M. LaCroix, Executive Vice President, RT ProExec /R-T Specialty, LLC; Yuri Leite, Associate, Finkelstein Advogados

Financing Collective Redress or Group Litigation – Pros/Cons & the Future of Third-Party Litigation Funding

Dr. Stefaan Voet, Professor of Law, Leuven University; Charles Wright, Partner, Siskinds LLP; Martin Hyde, Managing Director, Claims Funding Europe Ltd

Olympus, Toshiba, Takata – Developments and Trends in Japanese Investor Protection

Taijun Ichii, Partner, Koga & Partners

Interaction between Regulators, Prosecutors and Private Litigants

Dr. Stefaan Voet, Professor of Law, Leuven University; Christian Wefers, Director, DRRT

Active Litigation – When? Where? How?

Alexander Reus, Managing Partner, DRRT

The World of Non-U.S. Special Cases (Volkswagen, HRE, Petrobras, Saipem)

Andreas Tilp, Managing Partner, Tilp Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH; Francesco Di Carlo and Alfredo Craca, Partner, Craca, Di Carlo, Guffanti, Pisapia, Tatozzi; Yuri Leite, Associate, Finkelstein Advogados

For the complete program, please click here.

Save the date for our next DRRT Europe Conference on Global Investor Protection on February 6-7, 2017, which will begin with our traditional pre-Conference dinner on February 5, at the Hilton Frankfurt Hotel, Germany.

Registration for this event will start in August. For early pre-registration or more information, please contact Valentina Carratta at vcarratta@drrt.com.