DRRTのManaging Partner、 Alexander Reus は、複雑な投資家保護の分野における国際訴訟と紛争解決において20年を超える経験があります。反トラスト法訴訟、証券訴訟、代替紛争解決、株主代表訴訟、合併や買収における評価訴訟などの、米国および国際的な株主損害賠償訴訟で、世界最大級の機関投資家数社に助言し代表しています。証券詐欺、株主の権利および損害賠償、コーポレート・ガバナンスの専門家として、米国および国際的資本市場、および訴訟ファンドやファイナンスで豊富な経験と膨大な専門知識を有しています。
Alexanderは英国のRoyal Bank of ScotlandやドイツのVolkswagenなどの企業に対する主要な非米国証券訴訟で機関投資家を代表しています。Royal AholdやCitigroup、 Bank of Americaなどの大規模な米国証券訴訟でDRRTのクライアントの渉外弁護士を務め、2015年には日本のオリンパスとの和解（110億円）交渉を成功させています。
J.D., University of Heidelberg School of Law, Germany
L.L.M., University of Miami School of Law
J.D., cum laude, University of Miami School of Law
District of Columbia
United States Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
United States District Courts for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida
Law Society of England and Wales (Solicitor)
Frankfurt Bar Association (European Attorney)
Dubai International Arbitration Centre
Board Certified International Lawyer (Florida)
Panelist, “Protecting Securities Portfolios Against Fraud – Obtaining Representation Outside the U.S.” at BLB&G Roundtable, New York City, USA
Speaker, “The Future of Financial Institution Litigation” at C5 9th International Financial Investor Insurance Form, London, UK
Panelist, “Mis-selling of Financial Products: How are we protected in today’s marketplace?” at IIEF Investor Rights Protection Forum, Hong Kong
Speaker, “International Securities Litigation” at The Knowledge Group Legal Series Webinar
Speaker, “Incorporating the Latest U.S. Class Action Developments into Your Litigation Strategy in Preparation for the Growth of Collective Actions in Europe,” at C5 Financial Institutions Litigation Conference, London, UK
Co-Moderator, “Litigation Lessons for Securities Lawyers,” at ABA Annual Conference, Dublin, Ireland
Speaker, “Reconsidering the Compensation System for your Firm – From Associate to Senior Partner” International Bar Association Conference, Munich, Germany
Panelist, “Morrison v. NAB,” at IIEF London Governance Forum, London, UK
Panelist, “The new Corporate Governance Landscape,” at ICGN Annual Conference, Paris, France
Panelist, “The Route Map to Reform and Recovery,” at ICGN Annual Conference, Sydney, Australia
Speaker, “Generating Legal Alpha” at Nordic Pension Investment World, Stockholm, Sweden
Speaker, “Collection of Securities Class Action Settlements,” IIEF Institutional Investor Education Forum, Paris, France
Speaker, “Generating ‘Legal’ Alpha – New Trends in Europe and the U.S.” at Pension Fund Investment World, Berlin, Germany
Speaker, “Generating Legal Alpha” at Terrapin Investor World Middle East, Dubai, UAE
“Scheme Liability” nach Stoneridge – Haftung für Kapitalmarktbetrug in den USA und Deutschland (62. Jahrgang, Heft 27, Page 1245), WM. (Germany)
“Anlegerschutz – Pflichten von Institutionellen Investoren”, WM. (Germany)
“Globaler Anlegerschutz”, DAJV. (Germany)
“Securities Litigation USA/Germany – Duties of Institutional Investors”, DAJV. (Germany)
“The New European Company – Societas Europaea” Eurowatch. (Germany)
“Internationale Ehevertrage in Deutschland” (Heft 6, Page 329) FPR. (Germany)
“Judicial Discretion: Comparative View of the Doctrine of Forum Non Conveniens in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Germany,” Loyola of Los Angeles Int’l & Comparative Law (Volume 16, Number 2)
ICGN Shareholder Rights Committee
The Florida Bar –
International Law Section
International Law Board Certification Committee
Totalbank Board of Directors
National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) –
Speaker, “Case Examination: Tesco (UK),” at Securities Class Action Services Webinar
Speaker, “Global Trends in Securities Class Actions,” at Securities Class Action Services Roundtable, New York City, USA
Panelist, “Myths and Realities of Financing Collectives Actions,” at ABA Seminar Increasing Access to Justice Through EU Class Actions, Brussels, Belgium
Guest Lecturer, “International Securities Fraud Actions and Investor Protection,” at Università LUISS Guido Carli, Law School, Rome, Italy
Seminar presenter, “After the storm: A comparative approach between U.S. and Europe on the consequences of the crisis on the legal environment applicable to the banks”, at AIJA seminar “Being a Banker in a Post-Crisis World: Risks and Liabilities”, Luxembourg
Seminar panelist, “The Global Fight Against Terrorism and its Impact on Citizens’ Lives,” Madrid, Spain
Seminar on comparative International Legal Education US-Ukraine, Yalta, Ukraine
“L’expérience allemande pour protéger les investisseurs, une leçon pour l’Europe?”, Option Droit & Affaires (No. 73) (France)
“A recent decision of the U.S. Supreme Court represents a radical change for the system of investor protection in the United States – La dernière décision de la Cour Suprême Américaine représente un changement radical pour le système de protection des investisseurs aux Etats-Unis,” AIJA (No. 24) (France)
“Morrison contre National Australia Bank, un arrêt à la portée internationale,” Option Droit & Affaires (No. 44) (France)
“Actions de groupe: la Cour suprême siffle la fin de la partie pour les investisseurs étrangers,” LJA (No. 985), (France)
J.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Law, International and Comparative Law Certificate
Master of Public and International Affairs, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public & International Affairs, Certificate of advanced study: Western European affairs
B.A., Political Science, Villanova University, minors in French and Italian
District of Columbia
Solicitor (England & Wales)
Board Certified International Lawyer (Florida)
French-American Chamber of Commerce of Florida
International Association of Jurists (Associazione Internazionale Giuristi di Lingua Italiana) (AIGLI)
International Association of Young Lawyers (Association Internationale des Jeunes Avocats) (AIJA)
Member of the Commercial Fraud Commission
Member of the Banking, Finance & Capital Markets Law Commission
Arbitration Commission Member
Board of Trustees of The American University of Rome
Andres Cuyun is in charge of developing and expanding DRRT’s global claims filing client base. With his creative and planning skills, Mr. Cuyun is also charged with promoting and educating investors worldwide on DRRT’s Pro-Active Portfolio Monitoring System and its claims filing services and system for the benefit of existing and potential future clients.
Mr. Cuyun has previously serviced as VP of Investors Relations and Production for leading conference production company focusing on educating the world’s premier institutional investors on financial trends. His experience working with pension plans, asset managers, family offices, endowments, together with his extensive financial and analytical capabilities, makes Mr. Cuyun well equipped to service our global claims filing clients. Furthermore, Mr. Cuyun works closely with our client relations and operations staff to optimize processes and procedures and to further stress and accentuate our leading position in the market.
Mr. Lay is an associate with DRRT, contributing to DRRT’s legal efforts in various investor loss recovery actions throughout the world, including Brazil and Europe. Prior to joining DRRT’s legal team, Mr. Lay practiced commercial litigation and business transactions, with experience representing clients in both state and federal court and advising corporate clients on a variety of matters including contract formation and compliance, mergers and acquisitions, employment law, copyright and trademark protection and enforcement, and real estate transactions.
Mr. Lay is a member of the Florida Bar and received his J.D. from the University of Florida Levin College of Law, where he graduated cum laude. While in law school, Mr. Lay served on the executive board of the Florida Journal of International Law. Mr. Lay also served as a judicial fellow for the Honorable Morris Silberman of the Second District Court of Appeal in Tampa, Florida and completed internships with the U.S. Navy JAG and the Vice President and General Counsel’s office at the University of Florida. Prior to law school, Mr. Lay obtained a Bachelor of Science degree from West Virginia University.
J.D., cum laude, University of Florida, Levin College of Law
Aaron Cruz has worked in a financial and accounting role for almost a decade, with experience in financial accounting, tax, and audit. He holds a CPA (Certified Public Accountant) license in Illinois and intends to obtain certification in Florida.
At DRRT, Mr. Cruz is involved in financial and accounting matters such as the proper recording of accounting entries, production of financial reports, budgeting/forecasting, and enhancements to the firm’s financial related procedures.
Faris Ashouri is an associate with DRRT, where he handles a variety of securities litigation and investor loss recovery matters. Prior to joining DRRT, Mr. Ashouri practiced commercial litigation with a large national firm in both state and federal court, representing clients in all stages of litigation. In addition, he is a former DRRT intern and has also interned with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
Mr. Ashouri graduated from the University of Miami with Honors, majoring in Political Science and minoring in Economics. He then graduated from the University of Florida Levin College of Law, where he was an editor and committee member for the Journal of Law and Public Policy, and a mentor to new students through the school’s Ambassador Program. After receiving his J.D., Mr. Ashouri obtained an LL.M. in International Business and Economic Law from the Georgetown University Law Center. He speaks English and Arabic.
Mr. Stern is an international legal consultant with DRRT, based in DRRT’s Frankfurt office. Prior to joining DRRT’s legal team, Mr. Stern practiced corporate, civil, commercial ,and tax litigation in his home country of the Dominican Republic, representing mostly international clients as he worked in one of the country’s foremost law firms.
Mr. Stern obtained his Licenciatura en Derecho (Summa Cum Laude) from the Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra in 2012 and his Maestría en Práctica Legal (Summa Cum Laude) from the same university in 2014. During his studies, he served as the editor of the law student’s legal review and completed an Associate’s Degree in International Business at the Tompkins Cortland Community College (High Honor) in 2009. He continues to write assiduously and has been published in his native country and in other countries of Latin America. On 2017, Mr. Stern completed a Master in Comparative Business Law (Magna Cum Laude) at the University of Mannheim in Germany, joining DRRT shortly afterwards.
Mr. Stern is a member of the Bar of the Dominican Republic as well as of many other legal and academic organizations in the Dominican Republic, Germany and Latin America. He speaks Spanish, English, German and French.
Associate Degree in International Business, Tompkins Cortland Community College, Dryden, United States
Licenciatura en derecho, Suma Cum Laude, Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra, Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic
Maestría en Práctica Legal (Summa Cum Laude), Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Master in Comparative Business Law (Magna Cum Laude), University of Mannheim, Germany
Christopher Roger has over 10 years of IT experience, providing assistance to customers in various industries both in New York and Florida. He obtained his Master in Business Administration and uses his business and technology background, qualifications, and professional skills to enhance DRRT’s product offering while ensuring the utmost security and protection is offered to DRRT’s clients.
Mr. Roger obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Cyber Security with a concentration in Cyber Forensics from St. John’s University in New York. After moving to Florida, he received his Master in Business Administration from Florida International University.
He is currently working at DRRT as a Senior IT Specialist providing support for internal users within the firm and clients.
Ms. Allegra is an associate in DRRT’s Miami Office. Prior to joining DRRT’s legal team Ms. Allegra was Assistant General Counsel at the State of Florida Office of Financial Regulation-Division of Securities, representing the State of Florida in security enforcement matters. Prior to her service at the State of Florida, Ms. Allegra was a Student Honors Legal Intern at the United States Securities and Exchange Commission’s Miami Regional Office.
Ms. Allegra received her Juris Doctor, cum laude from the University of Miami School of Law in Coral Gables, Florida, where she served as a Legal Fellow at the FINRA sponsored University of Miami Investor Rights Clinic. The Clinic provides legal representation to individuals of modest means who have suffered investment losses as a result of broker misconduct. During her studies at the University of Miami School of Law, Ms. Allegra was on the Dean’s List and was awarded high honors in the Litigation Skills Pre-Trial Program during her Spring 2014 term. Additionally, Ms. Allegra completed 747 hours of Pro Bono hours for the Hope Pro Bono Challenge. Ms. Allegra received her Bachelor of Arts Degree from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ, and is currently pursuing a Master of Laws in Securities and Financial Regulation from the Georgetown University Law Center.
Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States
Juris Doctor, cum laude, University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida, United States
Master of Law in Securities and Financial Regulation, Expected May 2021, Washington, DC., United States
State of Florida Bar, United States, November 2015