STRAITE PLLC's primary mission is the protection of investors who overpaid for securities based on false or misleading statements or omissions in required disclosures, or investors who wish to improve the governance of corporations and entities in which they stay invested. Investor protection litigation can involve securities claims, corporate governance disputes, hedge fund litigation, or ERISA claims on behalf of employees:
- Securities Litigation: Significant experience with the ’33 Act, ’34 Act, Investment Advisors Act, PSLRA, SLUSA, proxy rules, common law fraud, negligent misrepresentation claims and extraterritorial application of securities laws to cross-border transactions.
- Corporate Governance Litigation: Significant Delaware Chancery Court experience including fiduciary duty derivative actions on behalf of corporations and alternative entities and shareholder class actions.
- Hedge Fund Litigation: An innovative hedge fund practice on behalf of investors under state law, including direct misrepresentation claims, holder claims and derivative claims under Delaware and Caymans law.
- ERISA Litigation: In-depth knowledge of claims employees have against trustees who improperly invest retirement funds or other employee stock ownership plan assets in company securities.