Securities Practice: Mayer Brown

Law360, New York (November 5, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- The nature of securities litigation has changed, according to lawyers from Mayer Brown LLP, who say clients who once faced securities charges from one or two directions are now frequently bombarded with lawsuits and investigations from multiple angles.

“Multiheaded, multiagency litigation is what keeps our clients up at night,” said Joseph De Simone, co-leader of the firm’s securities litigation and corporate governance practice group.

"A few years ago, it was just class actions, and maybe an SEC investigation. Now, the client can rest assured those will...
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