ABCNY Seminar To Examine The LatestIn Federal Securities Prosecution

Thursday, April 1, 2004 - 00:00

The Association of the Bar of the City of New York (ABCNY) this month is planning a CLE seminar titled Current Issues in Federal Securities Prosecution: Latest Regulatory, Congressional & Public Policy Developments.

The program will take place on Tuesday, April 13 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the House of the Association, 42 West 44th Street, New York City.

A panel of leading prosecutors and defense attorneys will discuss the latest legal tools and strategies available in the new era of headline-making criminal securities fraud prosecutions.

Topics will include the impact of new criminal statutes and regulatory requirements; SEC regulation of the conduct of corporate counsel; navigating parallel civil, criminal and congressional inquiries, and the effect of growing public intolerance of corporate malfeasance.

The program co-chairs are Christopher J. Gunther, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, and Andrew D. Kaiser, Wilmer Cutler & Pickering LLP.

The panel of speakers will include: David D. Brown, bureau chief, Investment Protection Bureau, New York State Attorney General's Office; Andrew C. Hruska, chief assistant U.S. attorney, Eastern District of New York; Gary P. Naftalis, Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP; Steven R. Peikin, chief, Securities and Commodities Fraud Task Force, U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of New York; Mark K. Schonfeld, associate director, Northeast Regional Office, SEC, and Ira Lee Sorkin, Carter Ledyard & Milburn LLP.

For information on CLE credits and registration fees, see the Bulletin Board in this issue. Call (212) 382-6663 or access to register.