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Federal Securities Regulation and Enforcement Are the Focus of the Sixth Annual National Institute on Securities Fraud

Federal Securities Regulation and Enforcement Are the Focus of the Sixth Annual National Institute on Securities Fraud

By Daniel Buchanan

WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 1, 2011 — In the wake of the financial crisis, enforcement trends continue to change the landscape of federal securities law. Experts at the American Bar Association’s Sixth Annual National Institute on Securities Fraud will help navigate this new era of increased enforcement by addressing the evolving regulatory scheme underlying the financial reform legislation, the enforcement trends suggested by recent cases, the priorities of top enforcers and the influence of our current two-party congressional leadership.

Securities fraud experts from the U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Securities and Exchange, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Enforcement, judges, prosecutors, regulators, compliance officers, in-house practitioners and defense counsel will discuss the legal and ethical issues that arise in securities fraud matters.

Who:
Featured speakers include:

  • Lanny A. Breuer, assistant attorney general, Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice
  • James D. Cox, Brainerd Currie Professor of Law, Duke University School of Law
  • Robert S. Khuzami, director, Division of Enforcement, U.S. Securities and Exchange

What:
The Sixth Annual National Institute on Securities Fraud
Co-sponsored by the ABA Business Law Section, Criminal Justice Section, Section of Litigation and Center for Continuing Legal Education

When:
Nov. 3 – 4

Where:
The Westin New Orleans
Canal Place
100 Rue Iberville
New Orleans
(800) 681-9073

Additional information as well as a link to the full agenda can be found online.

For media credentialing, please contact Alexandra Buller at Alexandra.Buller@Americanbar.org. There is no charge for media to attend this event.

With nearly 400,000 members, the American Bar Association is the largest voluntary professional membership organization in the world. As the national voice of the legal profession, the ABA works to improve the administration of justice, promotes programs that assist lawyers and judges in their work, accredits law schools, provides continuing legal education, and works to build public understanding around the world of the importance of the rule of law.

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