Our firm’s litigation group has extensive experience with securities actions, including: shareholder derivative actions; mergers-and-acquisitions litigation; investigations and enforcement actions by the Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority and other federal, state and non-U.S. regulators; and internal investigations conducted by corporations and their boards of directors.
JSBarkats has been recognized as having the proper knowhow and expertise for representing some public issuers, shareholders and some institutions and other clients in matters arising out of the securitized debts, subprime lending crisis, including many nonpublic investigations of events in the subprime securitization market.
Our group can handle issues involving the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission (SEC), the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and state attorneys general.
In addition to securities derivative actions and derivative litigation, our partners have extensive represented companies and audit committees in internal investigations, filed derivative actions including those involving complex accounting, disclosure, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and insider trading issues.
We also represent companies and individuals in formal and informal governmental proceedings before the SEC and the DOJ. Whether the company is private or public we understand all aspects of the field and usually coordinate our efforts with our securities and capital market transactional group so to better understand the ramifications on the business aspect of our clients.
JSBarkats has successfully handled many of the most difficult legal issues raised in securities litigation today representing shareholders, placement agents, registered representative, banks and public and private companies.