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8979

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Fee:

$250

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$280

23rd Annual
SECURITIES LITIGATION AND REGULATORY PRACITCE

FRIDAY  •  OCTOBER 23, 2015

The Westin Buckhead
3391 Peachtree Rd., NE
Atlanta, Georgia

CLE Hours:
6 CLE Hours including 1 Professionalism Hour and 3 Trial Practice Hours

Co-Sponsor:
Business Law Section, State Bar of Georgia

Presiding:
Paul N. Monnin, Program Co-Chair, Paul Hastings LLP, Atlanta
W. Scott Sorrels, Program Co-Chair, Sutherland, Asbill & Brennan LLP, Atlanta
Michael K. Wolensky, Program Co-Chair, Schiff Hardin LLP, Atlanta

8:15

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(All attendees must check in upon arrival. A jacket or sweater is recommended.)

MORNING SESSIONS
9:00

Welcome and Program Overview
Paul N. Monnin

There will be a 15-minute break in the morning and afternoon sessions

9:15

ENFORCEMENT DEVELOPMENTS

  • Individual liability for corporate misdeeds in the civil and criminal context
  • “Bad boy” provisions and WKSI waivers when resolving civil and criminal charges
  • Insider trading theories, post-Newman
  • Administrative proceedings challenges
  • MCDC Initiative: a pattern for the future?
  • Professionalism – the challenges of an SEC/DOJ defense practice

Moderator:
Michael K. Wolensky

Panelists:
Bruce A. Baird, Covington & Burling LLP, Washington, DC
Alana R. Black, U.S. Attorney’s Office, Northern District of Georgia, Atlanta
Walter E. Jospin, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Atlanta
Catherine M. O’Neil, King & Spalding LLP, Atlanta

AFTERNOON SESSIONS
12:00
Lunch (Included in registration fee)
Speaker: Stephanie Avakian, Deputy Director, US Securities & Exchange Commission Division of Enforcement, Washington, DC
1:30

DATA PROTECTION AND CYBERSECURITY ISSUES

  • Recent developments and trends in public and private enforcement of data breaches
  • Dealing with cyber and privacy regulators – both as a target and as a victim
  • Best practices for structuring corporate cyber and privacy compliance
  • Managing the global cloud: international data security and privacy considerations

Moderator:
Paul N. Monnin

Panelists:
Johnny Lee, Grant Thornton LLP, Atlanta
James M. Jordan III, Fiserv, Inc., Atlanta
Allen W. Nelson, Crawford & Company, Atlanta
Phyllis B. Sumner, King & Spalding LLP, Atlanta

3:00

CURRENT TRENDS IN SECURITIES LITIGATION

  • Market impact studies effect on class certification and the recent Halliburton decision
  • Access to internal investigation records by shareholders
  • Insider trading cases after Newman
  • Statutory exculpation of directors after Loudermilk

Moderator: W. Scott Sorrels

Panelists:
David A. Bain, Law Office of David A. Bain, LLC, Atlanta
Stephen D. Councill, Rogers & Hardin LLP, Atlanta
Mary C. Gill, Alston & Bird LLP, Atlanta
Donald F. Samuel, Garland, Samuel & Loeb, P.C., Atlanta
Tony G. Powers, Rogers & Hardin LLP, Atlanta

4:30
ADJOURN