September 15, 2017

Former Enron CFO to keynote ABA U.S.-Canadian Securities Litigation Institute on Oct. 4 in Toronto

CHICAGO, Sept. 15, 2017 — The 2nd National Institute on U.S.-Canadian Securities Litigation will bring together leading U.S. and Canadian attorneys and regulators to discuss the latest trends in securities litigation on Oct. 4 in Toronto. 

Presented by the American Bar Association Section of Litigation, the conference is aimed at fostering cross-border sharing of ideas on the cutting-edge legal trends and litigation strategies in the two countries. Among the topics to be discussed: securities class actions, shareholder activism, securities regulatory and criminal enforcement, merger and acquisition litigation and broker-dealer litigation.

In a luncheon keynote, Andrew Fastow, former chief financial officer of Enron Corporation, who spent six years in prison for money laundering, fraud and conspiracy, will address ethical lessons learned from the Enron scandal and how to spot fraud.  

Other featured speakers include:

  • Kevin J. Cloherty, senior vice president and global compliance chief, Manulife Financial Corporation
  • Steven Peikin, co-director of enforcement, U.S. Securities Exchange Commission

2nd National Institute on US-Canadian Securities Litigation
Sponsored by the ABA Section of Litigation

Shangri-La Hotel Toronto
188 University Ave
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

For a detailed list of speakers and a full schedule, view the brochure.

There is no charge for media covering this event but pre-registration is necessary. To register, please contact Julie Brown at 312-988-6133 or

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