Securities Enforcement Forum 2016

October 13, 2016, Mayflower Hotel, Washington, D.C.
Presented by Securities Docket

Securities Enforcement Forum 2016 is the preeminent securities enforcement conference in the world. It is a unique, one-day conference in Washington, D.C. that brings together current and former senior SEC and DOJ officials, securities enforcement and white-collar attorneys, in-house counsel and compliance executives, and other top professionals in the field. This year’s conference will take place on Thursday, October 13, 2016, in the spectacular Grand Ballroom of the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C.

Securities Enforcement Forum 2016 will feature an Afternoon Keynote by SEC Enforcement Director Andrew Ceresney. In addition, the event will, for the first time, present an extraordinary “Chairmen’s Panel” that will include former SEC Chairman Harvey Pitt and former SEC Commissioner Daniel M. Gallagher, Jr., and will be moderated by Wall Street Week’s Anthony Scaramucci. 

The conference will feature a stellar faculty – including an extraordinary number of current senior SEC enforcement officials and federal prosecutors. The faculty will also include many former SEC Directors of Enforcement — including George Canellos, Robert Khuzami, Linda Chatman Thomsen, Bill McLucas and Judge Stanley Sporkin — as well as over two dozen other luminaries in the securities enforcement field who will discuss the most important issues now facing attorneys and professionals who work in this area.

Current Faculty and Speaker List for Securities Enforcement Forum 2016:


  • Andrew J. Ceresney, Director, SEC Division of Enforcement (2013-present)

Chairmen’s Panel:

  • Hon. Daniel M. Gallagher, Jr. (SEC Commissioner 2011-2015)
  • Hon. Harvey L. Pitt (SEC Chairman 2001 – 2003)
  • Anthony Scaramucci (Moderator)

SEC Faculty:

  • Stephanie Avakian, Deputy Director, SEC Division of Enforcement
  • Kara Novaco Brockmeyer, Chief, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Unit, SEC Division of Enforcement
  • Robert A. Cohen, Co-Chief, Market Abuse Unit, SEC Division of Enforcement
  • Gerald Hodgkins, Associate Director, SEC Division of Enforcement
  • Margaret S. McGuireChief, Financial Reporting and Audit Group, SEC Division of Enforcement
  • Jane A. Norberg, Chief, SEC Office of the Whistleblower


  • Bruce A. Baird, Partner, Covington & Burling LLP
  • William R. Baker III, Partner, Latham & Watkins LLP
  • Jonathan Barr, Partner, Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • Jim Barratt, Managing Director, FTI Consulting
  • Christian R. Bartholomew, Partner, Jenner & Block LLP
  • Bradley J. Bondi, Partner, Partner, Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP
  • Alex Bourelly, Partner, Baker & Botts LLP
  • Hon. Sharon Brown-Hruska, Director, NERA Economic Consulting
  • George S. Canellos, Partner,  Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP
  • Daniel M. Hawke, Partner, Arnold & Porter LLP
  • Jacob S. Frenkel, Partner, Dickinson Wright PLLC
  • Dixie L. Johnson, Partner, King & Spalding LLP
  • Brad S. Karp, Partner, Paul, Weiss
  • David N. Kelley, Partner, Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP
  • Philip S. Khinda, Partner, Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • Robert S. Khuzami, Partner, Kirkland & Ellis LLP
  • James M. Koukios, Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • Vincente L. Martinez, Partner, K&L Gates LLP
  • William R. McLucas, Partner, WilmerHale
  • Sean X. McKessy, Partner, Phillips & Cohen LLP
  • Luis R. Mejia, Partner, Perkins Coie LLP
  • Hon. Stanley Sporkin (Ret.)
  • John Reed Stark, President, John Reed Stark Consulting LLC
  • Linda Chatman Thomsen, Partner, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
  • Jonathan R. Tuttle, Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
  • William E. White, Partner, Allen & Overy LLP
  • Jeremiah Williams, Counsel, Ropes & Gray

*SEC Faculty are confirmed as panelists pending official SEC approval.

Please register here!

CLE Info and Forms

SEF2014 CLE -sm6.5 hrs CLE credit approved in PA and VA. Forms available here.


Links to materials available here.


When: Thursday, October 13, 2016
7:00 am - 8:00 am (breakfast & registration)
8:00 am - 5:00 pm (followed by cocktail party)
Where: Mayflower Hotel
1127 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, D.C. 20036
CLE Credit: 6.0 hours (pending approval in VA and PA)

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