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Paul, Weiss is widely recognized as having one of the nation’s preeminent securities litigation and regulatory practices. For two decades, our lawyers have guided global corporations and financial institutions through a series of “bet-the-company” securities-related crises, consistently reducing or eliminating their most damaging claims and negotiating favorable resolutions.

Client News

Nikola Wins Dismissal of Securities Class Action

Paul, Weiss won the dismissal of a high-stakes putative shareholder class action against electric vehicle manufacturer Nikola Corporation and certain of its current and former officers and directors.

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Client News

JPMorgan Wins Dismissal of Financial Spoofing Lawsuit

Paul, Weiss and co-defendants’ counsel won the dismissal of a shareholder derivative lawsuit against JPMorgan Chase, certain executive officers and its board of directors stemming from the bank’s 2020 resolutions with various regulators over various financial “spoofing” trading violations.

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Awards & Recognition

Audra Soloway Named a 2022 Law360 “MVP” in Securities

Litigation partner Audra Soloway was recognized as a Law360 2022 “MVP” in the Securities category.

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Events

Paul, Weiss Partners to Speak at NYCBA Securities Litigation & Enforcement Institute

Four Paul, Weiss litigation partners will participate in the New York City Bar Association’s Securities Litigation & Enforcement Institute 2023 webcast.

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Publications

SEC Enforcement: 2022 Year in Review

In a busy 2022, significant SEC rulemaking and enforcement developments included a record $4.2 billion in penalties, multiple policy shifts and an emphasis on cryptocurrency, ESG, cybersecurity and “off-channel” communications, among other areas. We highlight important takeaways for businesses from the Enforcement Division’s activities in 2022 and their implications for the Division’s priorities going forward.

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Client News

Goldman Sachs Wins Supreme Court Appeal in Securities Class Action

Paul, Weiss won an 8-1 victory at the U.S. Supreme Court representing the Goldman Sachs Group and former executives in a case that may have significant implications for plaintiffs’ ability to achieve class certification in putative securities class actions.

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Client News

Restaurant Brands International Wins Appellate Dismissal of Putative Securities Class Action

Paul, Weiss obtained an appellate victory on behalf of Restaurant Brands International (RBI), 3G Capital, and certain of their executives and board members in a ’33 Act securities class action in New York state court.

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Client News

Underwriter Syndicate Wins Dismissal of Securities Class Action Relating to COVID-19 Disclosures

Paul, Weiss won the dismissal of a putative class action in the Eastern District of New York arising out of the January 2020 IPO of Lizhi Inc., a Chinese social audio platform.

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Client News

Turquoise Hill Wins Motion to Dismiss in Securities Class Action

Paul, Weiss won the dismissal of claims against Canadian mineral exploration and development company Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd. and three of its current and former senior executives in a putative class action asserting violations of Sections 10(b) and 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act.

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Client News

PayPal Secures Dismissal of Regulatory Compliance-Related Securities Class Action

Paul, Weiss achieved a significant victory for multinational financial technology company PayPal Holdings, Inc. and several company executives.

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Client News

Kraft Heinz Wins Delaware Supreme Court Appeal Upholding Dismissal of Stockholder Derivative Action

Paul, Weiss achieved a significant victory when the Delaware Supreme Court upheld the dismissal of a consolidated stockholder derivative lawsuit filed against our clients The Kraft Heinz Company and certain current or former Kraft Heinz directors and officers, as well as against 3G Capital, Inc. and certain affiliates.

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Client News

Paul, Weiss Wins Important Second Circuit Decision Limiting Scheme Liability Claims

Paul, Weiss and co-counsel won an important decision at the Second Circuit in SEC v. Rio Tinto PLC, et al. that limits the scope of scheme liability claims under SEC Rules 10b-5(a) and (c).

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Client News

Oaktree Wins Affirmance of Securities Class Action Dismissal

Paul, Weiss secured a Seventh Circuit affirmance of the 2020 dismissal, with prejudice, of a putative securities class action brought against our client Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. over Oaktree’s investment in Tribune Media Company.

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Awards & Recognition

Audra Soloway Named “Securities Litigator of the Year” by Euromoney

Litigation partner Audra Soloway was recognized as “Securities Litigator of the Year” in Euromoney’s 2022 Women in Business Law Americas Awards.

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Awards & Recognition

Paul, Weiss Class Action Practice Named Law360 “Practice Group of the Year”

Paul, Weiss won Law360 “Practice Group of the Year” recognition for its achievements in 2021 in the Class Action category.

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