A Brave New World: What’s in Store?


Cornerstone Research hosted a presentation with Professor Joseph Grundfest of Stanford Law School.

At this presentation held in New York City, Professor Joseph Grundfest discussed current developments in securities regulation and litigation. An expert on capital markets, corporate governance, and securities litigation, Professor Grundfest spoke about:

  • The Trump administration’s regulatory and enforcement strategy
  • The Supreme Court’s decision in Salman v. United States: Implications for the future of securities law
  • Section 11 forum selection battles: The Cyan Inc. v. Beaver County Employees Retirement Fund and FireEye Inc. et al. v. Superior Court of California petitions pending before the Supreme Court, and the use of federal-state forum selection bylaws to eliminate the risk of state court litigation over Section 11 claims
  • Stanford Law School’s Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) database and associated analytics


Joseph A. Grundfest

Former Commissioner, Securities and Exchange Commission;
W. A. Franke Professor of Law and Business, Emeritus,
Stanford Law School,
Senior Faculty, Rock Center for Corporate Governance,
Stanford University