NYC Bar Looks At Standards In Prosecuting Corporate Fraud

Monday, April 5, 2010 - 00:00

On Thursday, April 29 the New York City Bar Association is holding a CLE event titled Standards for Prosecuting Corporate Fraud by Federal and State Agencies.

The program will be held at the NYC Bar Association at 42 West 44th Street in New York City. It will begin at 6:00 p.m. and end at 8:15 p.m.

Attendees will examine the current issues concerning attorney-client privilege following the 2008 revisions by the Department of Justice guidelines for prosecuting corporate fraud.The faculty will review approaches taken by the DOJ as well as Congress and prosecutorial and other agencies not governed by DOJ guidelines.

The panelists will discuss how the guidelines have been applied and review cases in the past year concerning privilege waiver issues in the context of government investigations. The speakers and faculty will feature federal and state prosecutors and practitioners, notably, Marc. C. Berger, assistant U.S. attorney, Securities and Commodities Fraud Task Force, U.S. Attorney's Office; David A. Markowitz, special deputy attorney general for investor protection, Office of the New York State Attorney General and Jess Velona, senior attorney, Division of Enforcement, New York Regional Office, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

For information visit CLE Events on The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at

To register for the program visit or call (212) 382-6600.