Faculty: David Woodcock

Woodcock150David Woodcock is a partner at Jones Day. David’s practice focuses on investigations and examinations conducted by the SEC, DOJ, FINRA, and other regulatory bodies; internal corporate investigations and compliance; matters involving complex accounting or auditing issues; and corporate governance and director liability.

Prior to joining Jones Day, David served as Regional Director of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Fort Worth Regional Office, where he was responsible for all aspects of the SEC’s enforcement and examination activities in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Kansas. He also served as Chair of the cross-office/division Financial Reporting and Auditing Task Force, designed to enhance the SEC’s detection and prosecution of violations involving accounting and false financial statements, and as a member of the Enforcement Advisory Committee. During his time at the SEC, David oversaw investigations in nearly every major area of the SEC’s enforcement program, including public company disclosure and reporting; the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA); insider trading; and investigations of major financial institutions, investment advisors, hedge funds, and broker-dealers.

David also has in-depth experience in private practice, having served as a partner at an international law firm where his practice included representing boards, officers/directors, public companies, private fund advisers, and financial institutions in investigations and litigation involving complex securities and civil claims.

Before attending law school, David was a certified public accountant, certified management accountant, and certified information systems auditor and practiced at two of the world’s largest accounting firms.

David has written and spoken extensively on securities and accounting-related topics. He currently serves as an adjunct professor at Texas A&M University School of Law.

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When: Wednesday, May 10, 2017
7:00 am - 8:00 am (breakfast & check-in)
8:00 am - 5:00 pm (followed by cocktail party)
Where: Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley (details, map)
2050 University Ave
East Palo Alto, California 94303
CLE Credit: 6.25 hours (approved in CA)


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SEF2014 CLE -sm6.25 hrs CLE credit approved in CA. Forms available here.

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