Agenda

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The detailed Agenda for Securities Enforcement Forum 2017, including times, panel topics and panelists, will be posted here when it is finalized.

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Securities Enforcement Forum 2017 will address the most pressing and important issues and trends in the world of civil and criminal securities enforcement. Drawing on the experience of our extraordinary faculty of former and current senior officials of the SEC and the DOJ, as well as many other preeminent attorneys practicing in this area, SEF 2017 will analyze issues including: 

  • Trends and key issues in financial fraud and accounting investigations
  • FCPA and anti-corruption trends, developments and best practices worldwide
  • Developments in SEC administrative proceedings
  • The evolving definition of insider trading and compliance challenges for companies and investment firms
  • The rise of cybersecurity as a major SEC priority and securities law issue
  • Whistleblower developments and the quickly growing impact of the SEC’s whistleblower program under Dodd-Frank
  • Ethics issues in bringing and defending SEC investigations
  • Impact of the new leadership and “Changing of the Guard” at the SEC and DOJ
  • Trends in the criminalization of securities law
  • International enforcement of securities laws, and cooperation with the U.S.
  • Enforcement developments in SEC, FINRA, and other investigations regarding hedge funds, asset managers, broker-dealers and other investment entities
  • The future of the SEC settlement process following changes in SEC policy
  • Cooperation agreements, non-prosecution agreements and deferred prosecutions agreements
  • The use of trials, aggressive prosecutorial tactics and forensic analysis in securities enforcement matters
  • The exploding use of “Big Data” and technology in securities enforcement, regulation and defense
  • Managing a true corporate crisis or major internal investigation
  • Litigating securities fraud cases against the SEC and DOJ

Details

When: Thursday, October 26, 2017
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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