Litigation News – AlixPartners to Host Securities Litigation Conference in New York

Panel of Experts to Discuss Damage Estimation and Analysis; Landmark Decision in Dura Pharmaceuticals v. Broudo

NEW YORK– LAWFUEL – Legal Announcements –AlixPartners LLP today announced that it will host its Securities and Litigation Conference, “Quantifying Securities Class Action Damages,” on February 27, 2008, at the Hilton Hotel in New York City. This year’s topic analyzes the uncertainty surrounding damage estimation in securities cases and how the Supreme Court’s recent landmark decision in Dura Pharmaceuticals Inc. v. Broudo has deeply impacted the conceptual and methodological analysis of these estimates.

Leading the discussion of experts will be Richard Rosen, a partner at the law firm of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, who has extensive experience in federal and state civil litigation across a variety of securities, corporate governance, M&A and other complex business disputes. He will be joined by:

Allen Ferrell, Professor of Securities Law at Harvard University, a member of the NASD’s Economic Advisory Board and a faculty associate at the Kennedy School of Government.
Atanu Saha, PhD, a managing director of AlixPartners with more than 15 years of experience in the area of economic and litigation consulting. Saha has provided expert testimony in securities matters and is the author of numerous peer-reviewed articles in economics and finance.
The conference will begin at 8:00 a.m. with a continental breakfast, followed by a presentation from 9:00 to 10:30. Please RSVP to Ruth Labossiere by February 25, 2008 at [email protected] or 1.646.746.2424 to attend this event.

About AlixPartners

AlixPartners is a global restructuring, consulting, and financial advisory-services firm that helps its large and middle-market corporate clients achieve improved outcomes when it really matters. The AlixPartners’ “one-stop-shop” suite of services range from operational performance improvement and financial restructuring across all major corporate disciplines (manufacturing, supply chain, IT, sales and marketing, etc.), to financial advisory services (financial reporting, corporate governance and investigations, and litigation consulting), to technology-enabled claims management. Headquartered in Michigan, the firm has more than 700 employees with offices in Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Düsseldorf, London, Los Angeles, Milan, Munich, New York, Paris, San Francisco, Shanghai and Tokyo. It is on the Web at www.alixpartners.com.

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