Debevoise Lawyers Address the Evolving Securities Regulatory Landscape

8 November 2018

A team of three Debevoise & Plimpton lawyers will address the evolving securities regulatory landscape at Practising Law Institute’s 50th Annual Institute on Securities Regulation. The event, which brings together leaders in the field, will offer practical insights and real-world strategies for solving the myriad challenges clients face today. The firm’s lineup of presenters includes:

  • Mary Jo White, Moderator, “Crisis Management: Keeping Calm and Coming Out the Other Side.”
  • Andrew J. Ceresney, Panelist, “Rebuttal: The Defense Perspective.”
  • Maeve O’Connor, Panelist, “Private Securities Litigation: The Latest.”

Ms. White is Senior Chair of the firm and leader of the firm’s Strategic Crisis Response and Solutions Group. She previously served as the Chair of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York. Ms. White’s practice focuses on counseling boards of directors and representing clients on significant and sensitive matters, including companies facing crises involving multi-faceted government investigations and cases.

Mr. Ceresney, previously the Director of Enforcement at the SEC, is a partner in the New York office and Co-Chair of the Litigation Department. He represents public companies, financial institutions, asset management firms, accounting firms, boards of directors, and individuals in federal and state government investigations and contested litigation in federal and state courts.

Ms. O’Connor is a litigation partner whose practice focuses on complex civil litigation and regulatory inquiries. She has significant experience in defending securities litigation and in representing life insurance companies in a range of litigation and regulatory matters.

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is a premier law firm with market-leading practices, a global perspective and strong New York roots. We deliver effective solutions to our clients’ most important legal challenges, applying clear commercial judgment and a distinctively collaborative approach.