2019 Agenda

7:00-8:10         Breakfast

8:10-8:15         Welcome Remarks

8:15-8:30         Morning Keynote by Commissioner Hester M. Peirce, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

8:30-9:10         Cybersecurity Disclosure and Enforcement: Will the SEC Drop the Hammer in 2019?

-10 minute break-

9:20-10:00         Silicon Valley Spotlight: Regulation, Enforcement and Prosecution Trends

-10 minute break-

10:10-10:55        Financial Disclosure and Accounting Fraud 

-10 minute break-

11:05-11:45         Financial Firm Spotlight: Enforcement and Regulatory Developments for Asset Managers, Broker-Dealers, Hedge Funds and More

-10 minute break-

11:55-12:40       Big Data, A.I., and the Evolving Role of Technology in Conducting Internal Investigations and Prosecuting and Defending Securities Fraud Cases

12:40-1:45       Lunch Break and Keynote with David L. Anderson, United States Attorney for the Northern District of California

1:45-2:30     Directors’ Panel

  • Jordan Eth (Morrison & Foerster) — Moderator
  • Jina L. Choi (Morrison & Foerster; Former Director, SEC’s San Francisco Regional Office)
  • Marc J. Fagel (Former Director, SEC’s San Francisco Regional Office)
  • Michele Wein Layne (Director, SEC’s Los Angeles Regional Office)
  • Randall R. Lee (Cooley; Former Director, SEC’s Los Angeles Regional Office)
  • Erin E. Schneider (Associate Regional Director, SEC’s San Francisco Regional Office)

-10 minute break-

FCPA Trends and Developments

-10 minute break-

3:30-4:10         Cryptocurrency Regulation, Enforcement and Litigation: One Year Later

-10 minute break-

4:20-5:00         Insider Trading Trends and Whistleblower Update 

5:00 – 6:00     Cocktail Reception


When: Tuesday, May 12, 2020
8:15 am - 5:30 pm
Where: Virtual (online only)
CLE Credit:
6.0 hours (pending)

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