Kandace Watson, Kilpatrick Towsend; Bill Ruehle, frmr CFO, Broadcom; Julie Shayestehmehr, frmr internal auditor, Broadcom
With two very successful IPOs to his credit, Broadcom CFO Bill Ruehle was a highly respected financial executive. Yet in 2008 he found himself indicted for “backdating options” and facing 380 years in prison. Join us for lunch and Bill’s firsthand account of the DOJ investigation, his trial and ultimate vindication. Kilpatrick Townsend partners Carole Bellis and Kandace Watson and Bill’s wife Julie (former Director of Internal Audit at Broadcom) will join in the discussion to talk about legal ethics and the professional responsibility of attorneys, internal procedures and policies to which you should pay careful attention.