On November 3, 2022, partner John Villa spoke at the Practising Law Institute’s 54th Annual Institute on Securities Regulation in New York City. His participation on the “Ethical Issues in Transactional Settings” panel explored ethical and privilege concerns facing major law firms and large corporate counsel offices when problems arise after securities or debt offerings. He discussed means of reducing risk and the defense of potential claims.
The Institute on Securities Regulation brings together the nation’s leading securities and corporate legal experts to deliver practical information, insights and real-world strategies and solutions to the challenges facing professionals and their clients today. It is one of the nation’s premier securities law conferences, and the program and its video audience reach many practitioners throughout the nation.
John is a partner at Williams & Connolly and is Co-Chair of the firm’s Financial Services and Banking Practice Group. He focuses on corporate, securities and financial services-related litigation (both civil and criminal) and legal malpractice defense.