Q&A With Robins Kaplan's Thomas B. Hatch

Law360, New York (November 8, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- Backdating, disclosed or undisclosed, doesn't treat other shareholders fairly, says Robins Kaplan's Thomas B. Hatch in our series of chats with high-profile securities lawyers.

Q. What's the most challenging white-collar case you've worked on, and why?

A. I represented several institutional investors in a securities fraud case where my clients were seeking to recover their losses from investments in high-yield bonds. The defendants included the underwriters of the Rule 144A-issued bonds.

The underwriters did not set out to defraud the investors, but they ended up doing...
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