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Independent audit firms play a crucial role in U.S. and global capital markets. In recent years, many of the largest audit firms have faced significant legal challenges, including regulatory and private securities litigation.
In this One-Hour Briefing, Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann LLP Partners John Rizio-Hamilton and Jesse L. Jensen, who have extensive experience prosecuting securities litigation cases involving auditing failures, will be joined by Carl W. Mills, Counsel at Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP, and Timothy J. Perla, Partner at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP, who each have extensive experience representing accounting firms in these and other types of matters. The panel will explore the following topics:
- Overview of recent auditor litigation (20 minutes)
- Key considerations in pursuing private litigation against auditors (20 minutes)
- Key considerations in defending auditors in regulatory and private litigation (20 minutes)