Avoiding the Government’s Hot Buttons – A Practical Guide for Public Companies and Executives

Date:
2/18/2010
Time:
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM (CST)
Location:
Park City Club
5956 Sherry Ln Ste 1700Dallas, TX 75225

Haynes and Boone, LLP is pleased to host a panel discussion with two former securities law enforcement officials, now Haynes and Boone partners, will examine current government white-collar priorities, and will offer their unique insights to public companies, officers, directors and counsel.

The program will:

• Discuss emerging enforcement priorities in the areas of financial fraud, insider trading and foreign corrupt practices
• Examine recent actions brought by the SEC and DOJ against corporations, officers, directors and accountants
• Highlight the government’s new emphasis on compensation “claw backs” and “control person liability”
• Address the SEC’s new “Cooperation Initiative”— its benefits and risks
• Provide practical strategies for preventing and addressing problems

INTRODUCTION

Barry McNeil, Haynes and Boone LLP

SPEAKERS

Kit Addleman, Haynes and Boone LLP (Dallas), is a former Director of the SEC’s Regional Office in Atlanta and former Associate Director for Enforcement in both the Atlanta and Fort Worth offices. She is the most senior SEC official now in private practice in the South and has more than 20 years of experience in SEC enforcement.

David Siegal, Haynes and Boone, LLP (New York), is a former Securities and Commodities Fraud Task Force prosecutor in the criminal division of the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, where he spent 10 years investigating and prosecuting a variety of securities and other white collar schemes.

MODERATOR

Thad Behrens, Haynes and Boone LLP (Dallas), concentrates his practice in securities and shareholder litigation. He regularly represents corporations, directors and officers in securities fraud class actions, shareholder derivative cases, proxy contest lawsuits, SEC investigations and internal investigations.

Thursday, February 18, 2010
Registration/Networking Breakfast 7:30 a.m.- 8:00 a.m.
Program 8:00 a.m.- 9:00 a.m. 
Q&A will follow  

For more information about this seminar, contact Cari Peretzman at 214.651.5965 or cari.peretzman@haynesboone.com.

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