Seminar Will Examine Ins And Outs Of Practicing Before The SEC

Friday, February 1, 2008 - 01:00

The Boston Bar Association is offering a CLE seminar titled SEC Practice & Investigations; View From Inside the SEC, Outside Counsel and Into the Future.

The program will take place on Wednesday, February 6 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the BBA Conference Center, 16 Beacon Street, Boston.

Discussion topics will include: representing a corporation or individual before the SEC; how the SEC internal processes really work; negotiating the best settlement for your client; the main challenges for in-house counsel in navigating internal and government investigations; what in-house counsel expect from outside counsel during the course of an investigation; the potential civil and criminal aspects of the subprime mortgage situation; the potential effects of the Supreme Court decision in Kimbrough on sentencing in white collar cases, and the enforcement trends at the SEC and the U.S. Attorney's Office regarding securities fraud.

Among the speakers are David P. Bergers, regional administrator, SEC; John J. Falvey and Christopher D. Moore, Goodwin Procter LLP; Jonathan Chiel, general counsel, John Hancock, and Paul G. Levenson, chief, Economic Crimes Unit, U.S. Attorney's Office for Massachusetts.

For information on registration fees, see the Bulletin Board on The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at

For reservations, call (617) 742-0615 or