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Morrison Ten Years Later: The Continued Extraterritorial Scope of the U.S. Securities Laws


Speaker(s): Andrew A Bernstein, Jared Gerber
Recorded on: Apr. 14, 2021
PLI Program #: 322566

Andrew A. Bernstein's practice focuses on capital markets and transactions for sovereigns. 

Andrew's practice has a dual focus. A significant part of his practice involves international securities offerings by French companies, including initial public offerings, other equity offerings, bank regulatory capital securities, high-yield bonds and investment-grade debt sold in the U.S. market. He also regularly represents sovereigns and state-owned companies in international transactions, particularly oil and gas projects and financings, as well as disputes.

Andrew joined the firm in 1987 and became a partner in 1996. He practiced in the Moscow office from 1992 to 1994, and was resident in the New York office from 1994 to 1997.


Jared Gerber’s practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, with a particular emphasis on securities litigation and other actions filed by shareholders. 

He has been widely recognized as a leading lawyer and a rising star in the area of securities litigation. He also has extensive appellate experience.

Jared has frequently litigated securities claims under the Exchange Act, the Securities Act, the Investment Advisors Act, the Williams Act, state blue sky laws, and the common law in both federal and state courts, and at both the trial and appellate levels. He also regularly represents corporations, financial advisors, officers, and directors in M&A, shareholder derivative and general commercial litigation.

Jared joined the firm in 2007 and became a partner in 2016.