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Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia16th Annual Securities Litigation and Regulatory Practice Seminar

Saturday, October 30, 2010 - Saturday, October 30, 2010
04:00 am London - 04:00 am London

6 CLE Hours

Presiding: Walter E. Jospin, Program Co-Chair; Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP, AtlantaW. Scott Sorrels, Program Co-Chair; Sutherland, Asbill & Brennan LLP, AtlantaMichael K. Wolensky, Program Co-Chair; Schiff Hardin LLP, Atlanta

Agenda

8:15

Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00

Welcome and Program OverviewMichael K. Wolensky

Morning Session

9:05

Enforcement Update2010 and Beyond

Topics:

  • The Impact of SEC Enforcement ReorganizationAre We There Yet?

  • Dodd-Franks Impact on Enforcement

  • Developments in SECDOJ Cooperation

  • Multiple Representation and Whistleblower Benefits Revisited

  • The SECs Compensation Clawback Initiatives

  • Noteworthy Cases

Moderators:Walter E. JospinMichael K. Wolensky

Panelists:Bruce A. Baird, Covington & Burling, LLP, Washington, DCAlana Black, U. S. Attorneys Office, AtlantaRhea Dignam, Regional Director, SEC, AtlantaJohn H. Sturc, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, Washington, DC

12:00

  Luncheon (Included)

Speaker:Linda D. Fienberg, President, FINRA Dispute Resolution and Executive Vice President and Chief Hearing Officer, FINRA, Washington, DC

Afternoon Session

1:30

Litigation Update

Topics:

Strategies for prosecuting and defending the securities fraud class actions

  • Evolving world of pleading standards

  • Supreme Court decision in Morrison re: subject matter jurisdiction for nonU.S. claims

  • Developments in loss causation

Impact of Dodd-Frank on disclosure policy and governance and related ethical considerations

The Conduct of Internal Investigations

  • Options for who conducts the investigation

  • Ethical issues in interviewing witnesses

  • Reporting options

The First Day of the Rest of Your Life How to Respond to Investigations on Behalf of Officers & Directors

Moderator:W. Scott Sorrels

Panelists:James R. Doty, Baker Botts, LLP, Washington, DCPaul J. Geller, Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP, Boca Raton, FLRebecca M. Lamberth, Duane Morris LLP, AtlantaJohn L. Latham, Alston & Bird, AtlantaTony G. Powers, Rogers & Hardin LLP, AtlantaMichael R. Smith, King & Spalding LLP, Atlanta

4:30

Adjourn