Learn the latest on Mastering Government Investigations & Corporate Compliance with this convenient telephonic seminar. All registered attendees who are unable to participate in the teleconference will be e-mailed a complimentary absentee recording & podcast of the full-length seminar two days after the teleconference. Register to obtain CLE & MCLE credit, receive access to complete course & reference materials, and attend this telephonic seminar.
Mastering Government Investigations & Corporate Compliance CLE Benefits:
90-Minute Telephonic Seminar
Noon-1:30 PM (Eastern Time)
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Final Chance for Early Bird Discount
Register for CLE & MCLE credit - specific credit hours are listed at the bottom of this page.
As regulators in the U.S. and around the world update and amend rules governing government investigations, corporate compliance and oversight, the current economic conditions have intensified the challenges facing in-house, corporate, and litigation attorneys alike. A recent series of white collar prosecutions and internal investigations has underscored the import of this changing and challenging practice. Promoting and maintaining a corporate culture have never been as paramount and complex as now for the survival and success of the modern corporate entity. Our three distinguished speakers bring an extensive background from several of the nation’s leading law firms and government agencies. These nationally recognized experts will give you the tools needed to advance and develop an effective compliance program, handle government investigations, as well as ensure that your company or client’s compliance program satisfies the rigorous new standards. You will learn about the effects of recent amendments on compliance programs, newly issued expectations for reporting and documenting compliance initiatives, the latest trends and design of internal investigations, developments in internal reporting, and other cutting-edge considerations. Registration includes access to written course & reference materials. Agenda: 1. Establishing and Managing Internal Investigations and Compliance:
a. Impact of Heightened Regulatory Environment
b. Conducting Effective In-house Investigations
c. Understanding Federal Initiatives for Internal Reporting
d. Handling Disclosures & Reporting of Investigation Results 2. Mastering Whistleblower Developments:
a. Defining Scope of Retaliation Claims
b. Understanding the Latest Developments of Whistleblowing
c. Use of Documents & Discovery in Retaliation Claims
d. SEC's Increased Focus on Terms in Settlement Agreements 3. Handling the Government Investigation:
a. Sources for SEC to Initiate an Investigation
b. Best Practices involving Oaths, Subpoena Power, Wells Submissions, etc.
c. Parallel Investigation Issues
d. Strategies for Enforcement Proceedings, Injunctions, & Criminal Referrals 4. Interactive Question & Answer Session with the Experts Biography of Seminar Faculty:
1. Dallas Hammer
practices at Zuckerman Law and chairs the firm’s Whistleblower Rewards Practice Group. Mr. Hammer has represented whistleblowers before the SEC, CFTC, IRS and DOJ. He also has extensive experience representing employees in whistleblower, discrimination, and other employment-related litigation, including representing whistleblowers in claims under anti-retaliation provisions of the False Claims Act; representing federal employees at the Office of Special Counsel and Merit Systems Protection Board; and negotiating severance, separation, and employment agreements. Mr. Hammer has been quoted in aticles on whistle-blower awards. He previously litigated discrimination and whistleblower retaliation claims on behalf of private and public employees. Several cases that Mr. Hammer worked on have set important precedent for workers, including a decision enjoining a federal agency from terminating a physician while her discrimination claim was pending, and a decision from the Department of Labor’s Administrative Review Board clarifying the burden of proof in nuclear whistleblower retaliation actions.
2. James Moylan
is a leading authority on securities and commodity futures litigation practice. He also counsels business owners on: types of business entities, formation of business entities, governing documents and governance, reporting, compliance and best practices. He began his career in 1972 as a Trial Attorney in the Division of Enforcement at the United States Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, D.C. In 1975, Mr. Moylan joined the Chicago Board Options Exchange, Inc., as Assistant General Counsel. In 1977, he began private practice. Over the last 37 years, Mr. Moylan has become one of the go-to practitioners in complex litigation and matters affecting business owners. He has authored over a dozen law review articles and is a highly sought-after lecturer nationally. Mr. Moylan serves as an Adjunct Professor of Law.
3. Renee Phillips
is a member of Orrick’s employment law group, where her practice includes a full range of employment litigation and counseling, with particular emphasis on Sarbanes-Oxley/Dodd-Frank whistleblower issues and internal investigations. Ms. Phillips is also the co-author of the leading treatise published on the subject of Sarbanes-Oxley/Dodd-Frank whistleblower law, Corporate Whistleblowing in the Sarbanes-Oxley/Dodd-Frank Era. Ms. Phillips has successfully defended employers in federal and state court litigations as well as administrative proceedings and arbitrations involving claims of discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination, Sarbanes-Oxley whistleblowing, trade secret misappropriation and other employment-related claims. She regularly counsels employers on a variety of employment-related issues and assists clients in creating and implementing human resources policies, whistleblower policies, negotiating and drafting executive contracts and other employment agreements, and conducting internal investigations. She is a graduate of Harvard Law School and a former federal law clerk in the Southern District of New York.
Who should attend this seminar?
Attorneys, judges, paralegals, and legal professionals.
You will receive toll-free dial-in instructions to the live seminar, accompanying materials, and information to report the CLE credits as soon as you register with a credit card or when we process your check. CLE ACCREDITATION: Rossdale CLE is a national leader in attorney education and has trained thousands of attorneys, paralegals, and other legal professionals.
Attend this live telephonic seminar for CLE & MCLE credit with the following pending, available, & approved jurisdictions:
Alabama State Bar MCLE Commission for 1.5 MCLE credits
Alaska Bar Association for 1.5 CLE Credits *
Arizona State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits**
Arkansas Supreme Court - Office of Prof. Programs for 1.5 CLE credits
California State Bar for 1.5 MCLE credits
Colorado Supreme Court Board of Continuing Legal & Judicial Education for 1.8 CLE Credits
Connecticut for 1.5 CLE Credits
District of Columbia (CLE credits are not required)***
Florida Bar for 2.0 CLE credits
Georgia Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
Hawaii State Board of CLE for 1.5 CLE credits
Idaho State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
Indiana Commission for Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE Credits
Illinois - Supreme Court of Illinois for 1.5 MCLE Credits
Iowa Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE Credits
Kentucky Bar Association for 1.5 CLE Credits
Louisiana Supreme Court Commission on MCLE for 1.5 MCLE credits
Maryland (CLE credits are not required)***
Massachusetts (CLE credits are not required)**
Michigan (CLE credits are not required)***
Minnesota State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits
Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits
Missouri Bar for 1.8 MCLE Credits
Montana Commission of CLE for 1.5 CLE Credits
Nebraska Mandatory Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits ******
Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits
New Hampshire for 1.5 CLE credits ****
New Jersey Board on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits (per Rule 201:4)
New Mexico Minimum Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 CLE credits
New York State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
North Carolina State Bar Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits
Ohio - Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on CLE for 1.5 CLE Credits
Oklahoma Bar Association for 1.5 CLE Credits
Oregon State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 CLE Credits
Puerto Rico for 1.5 CLE credits (Tribunal Supremo de Puerto Rico)
Rhode Island Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission for 1.5 CLE credits
South Carolina - Supreme Court of South Carolina for 1.5 MCLE Credits*****
South Dakota (CLE credits are not required)***
Tennessee Commission on CLE for 1.5 CLE Credits
Texas State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
Utah State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 MCLE credits
Vermont Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 CLE credits
Virginia State Bar for 1.5 MCLE credits
Washington State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 MCLE credits
Wisconsin Board of Bar Examiners for 1.5 CLE credits
Wyoming State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
Additional States - call customer service at (888) 626-3462
* Members of the Alaska Bar Association may report 1.5 CLE credits for participating in this course as it has been approved by other mandatory CLE jurisdictions for 1.5 CLE credits.
** The State Bar of Arizona does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education requirement. This activity may qualify for up to 1.5 hours toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Arizona, including 0 hour(s) of professional responsibility.
*** States that do not require CLE are indicated above. Rossdale does not apply for CLE in these states as CLE credit is not required.
**** The New Hampshire does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Continuing Legal Education requirement. Pursuant to NH Supreme Court Rule 53, this activity may be counted for up to 1.5 CLE hours.
***** Members of the SC Bar may seek credit directly with the CLE Commission by submitting the 1-page form to the Commission prior to the teleconference and may contact the sponsor to secure an off-set in the registration cost.
****** Please enter NE Bar number on registration form when registering.
For additional questions, please call 888-626-3462. REGISTER FOR CLE CREDIT AND LISTEN & LEARN AT YOUR CONVENIENCE WITH THIS LIVE TELEPHONIC SEMINAR.
All registered attendees who are unable to dial into the live teleconference will be e-mailed a complimentary downloadable recording & podcast of the full-length seminar.
You will receive toll-free dial-in instructions, online access to course and reference materials, and be registered for CLE credit when you check-out with a credit card or your check is processed.