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

Saturday, October 30 04:00 AM BST to 04:00 AM BST

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



Registration and Continental Breakfast


Welcome and Program OverviewMichael K. Wolensky

Morning Session


Enforcement Update2010 and Beyond


  • 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


  Luncheon (Included)

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

Afternoon Session


Litigation Update


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



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