Association of Corporate Counsel Webcast: A New Era in SEC Enforcement

11/18/2010 12:30 p.m. - 01:30 p.m. EST

Securities Litigation, Internal Investigations, White-Collar Defense, Securities Enforcement, Corporate, Capital Markets, Employment + Labor, Litigation, Government Contracts + Public Procurement, and Financial Institutions + Financial Services

Webinar

Genevieve Oransky
goranskyl@mofo.com
(415) 268-7105

Presented by ACC's Litigation Committee and Sponsored by Morrison & Foerster LLP

Now more than ever, companies are faced with increasing risk of government scrutiny and prosecution. On November 3, the SEC proposed rules implementing the Dodd-Frank Act’s whistleblower provisions to investigate and prosecute corporate wrongdoing, signaling that government agencies are continuing to refine their tools to expand and be more aggressive in their enforcement efforts. The Act’s provisions, which include increased protection and significant financial incentives for whistleblowers, leaves the business community with the complex challenge of encouraging internal reporting while competing with substantial rewards offered for reporting to the government.

This webcast will discuss recent enforcement developments relating to Dodd-Frank and its impact on your company, analyze the SEC's proposed rules regarding whistleblowing, and offer guidance on what you can do to minimize risk and prepare for the rapidly changing business and legal landscape.

For your convenience, this one hour ACC program will be offered to you in your office via webcast.

Topics:

  • Overview of the new, top enforcement priorities under Dodd-Frank
  • The new whistleblower provisions and regulations, including the SEC’s recent proposed rules
  • Incentives and procedures for employees who go straight to the government
  • Advice on how to respond to the government enforcement of whistleblower accusations
  • Practical tips on creating incentives for internal reporting as the chosen course of action
  • Best practices in establishing a compliance program which shows the government your corporate responsibility 

Speakers:

  • Randall J. Fons
    Co-Chair of the Securities Litigation, Enforcement & White-Collar Defense Group
    Morrison & Foerster LLP
    (former SEC Regional Director)
  • Daniel Jablonsky
    Senior Corporate Counsel
    Flextronics International, Ltd.
  • Amar Sarwal
    Associate General Counsel
    Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC)

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