PLI To Examine White Collar Crime

Tuesday, September 1, 2009 - 00:00

The Practising Law Institute has scheduled a program, White Collar Crime 2009: Prosecutors and Regulators Speak, to be held on Monday, October 5, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the PLI New York Center, 810 Seventh Avenue, New York.

The program will be moderated by current and former high-level officials from the Justice Department and SEC and includes the following presenters:James. J. Benjamin, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP (co-chair); Claudius O. Sokenu, Arnold & Porter LLP (co-chair); Susan E. Brune, Brune & Richard LLP; Brian D. Coad, managing director and assistant general counsel, The Bank of New York Mellon;and Steven M. Cohen, counselor and chief of staff, Office of the Attorney General for New York.

The meltdown of the financial and credit markets has led prosecutors and regulators to become more aggressive in their efforts to uncover and punish white collar crime.This unique seminar will give attendees the background and tools necessary to spot the current issues in defending white collar cases and civil enforcement actions; develop workable risk management; implement effective defense strategies; and learn about the current and future priorities of the government and the practical implications for clients and companies.

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