Securities Litigation

  • Representation of issuers in court and regulatory proceedings involving take-over bids, rights plans and disclosure. Recent work includes:

Counsel to Inmet Mining Corporation in a hostile take-over bid to cease trade a shareholder rights plan and proposed debt offering.

Counsel to Mosquito Consolidated Gold in a proxy contest initiated by dissident shareholders at two contested meetings and on a petition that considered for the first time the use of telephone voting by proxy solicitors.

  • Representation of issuers, individuals and market participants in investigations, hearings and prosecutions by securities regulators.
  • Representation of brokers and broker dealers in claims of breach of contract and negligence.