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Institutional Shareholder Services to Hold Webcast on Securities Class Action Litigation: Moving Beyond U.S. Borders

Attorneys Worldwide Discuss Securities Class Action Laws and Current Cases and Settlements in Their Respective Countries

ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS), the world's leading provider of corporate governance and proxy voting solutions, will hold a special Governance Forum webcast, Securities Class Action Litigation: Moving Beyond U.S. Borders, on Thursday, February 16 at 10:00 a.m. (EST) and 3 p.m. (GMT). The webcast will focus on how securities class action litigation has begun to pick up steam in international courtrooms, representing another potential opportunity for recovery for institutional investors and their accountholders. To attend the online forum, please register at

Attorneys from Israel, Canada, South Korea, Sweden, Netherlands and Italy will discuss the status of securities class action laws and current cases and settlements in their respective countries. Panelists include: Avi Wagner, Glancy Binkow & Goldberg LLP; John Chapman, Miller Thompson LLP; Ellen Soerjatin, DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary; Timothy Trinka and YJ Cho, Bae, Kim & Lee; Martin Heinsius and Markus Mueller-Dott, DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary; Claes Rainer and Kennedi Akdogan; DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary and; Stefano Modenesi and Silvia Casano, DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary. Bruce Carton, ISS' vice president of securities class action services, will moderate the global panel discussion.

As a free client service, ISS launched its Governance Forum initiative in 2004 to foster constructive dialogue around important corporate governance issues facing institutional investors.

About Institutional Shareholder Services

ISS is the world's leading provider of corporate governance and proxy voting solutions. ISS provides proxy research, voting services and corporate governance advisory services to financial institutions and corporations worldwide. Founded in 1985, ISS is headquartered in Rockville, Maryland with offices in Washington DC, Amsterdam, Brussels, Chicago, London, Manila, Melbourne, New York, Paris, Tokyo and Toronto. For more information on ISS, visit

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