A Look Back at 2020 and What’s Ahead in 2021

Trends & Developments in Securities Litigation

A Look Back at 2020 and What’s Ahead in 2021
A Look Back at 2020 and What’s Ahead in 2021

Please join ISS Securities Class Action Services (ISS SCAS) and NERA Economic Consulting (NERA) for a one-hour detailed and thorough discussion on the case and settlement activity in 2020 and what to expect in 2021. Topics will include:

  • The increase in 2020 settlement dollars
  • Statistical details of 2020 settlements
  • The decline of newly filed cases in 2020
  • The rise in event-driven litigation during the last 12-to-24 months
  • An update on COVID-19 based securities litigation
  • And more

The event will be led by both Jeff Lubitz, Executive Director, ISS SCAS, and Janeen McIntosh, Senior Consultant, NERA Economic Consulting.

Jeff Lubitz is Executive Director of ISS’ Securities Class Action Services (ISS SCAS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Institutional Shareholder Services focused on delivering critical asset recovery solutions to financial institutions and professional services firms across the globe. In this capacity, Jeff works closely with a wide array of institutional investors, including many of the world’s largest mutual funds, hedge funds, asset managers, and pension funds, to ensure clients fully leverage ISS SCAS solutions and services to maximize settlement recoveries. Jeff is Managing Editor of all ISS SCAS thought leadership, overseeing the production of webinars, events, white papers, and reports, including RecoverMax Monitor, ISS SCAS’ monthly newsletter. He is a frequent speaker at industry events on the complex topic of global securities litigation and related shareholder recovery matters. He is also a contributor to the press with his expert commentary featured in Reuters, Fortune Magazine, Bloomberg Law, Law360, and elsewhere. Jeff received his Bachelor of Arts degree from The American University and an M.B.A. from the A.B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University.

Janeen McIntosh has over 15 years of experience in financial and economic advisory and litigation consulting for matters in the area of securities and finance, product liability and mass torts, and labor and employment. Ms. McIntosh has consulted on securities class actions examining materiality, loss causation and liability. Her work on these cases has included estimating inflation, damages, and settlement ranges. She has also done analyses for class certification and market efficiency. She frequently works with large data sets, designing models to evaluate liability and performing various statistical analyses. Ms. McIntosh is also the lead author for NERA’s annual securities class action trends report series. She earned her BA in Mathematics and Economics from Grinnell College and her MS in Statistics from Texas A&M University.


Thursday, February 18

11:00am EST | 8:00am PST
4:00pm GMT | 5:00pm CET

This event is intended for institutional investors, pension funds, D&O insurance organizations, and plaintiff / defense law firms.

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