October 29 Tuesday

Craig Wasserman ’86/Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz Alumni Breakfast

  • Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 7:30AM - 9:20AM
  • The Century Association, 7 W 43rd St, New York, NY 10036
  • Open To The YLS Community Only
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The Yale Law School Center for the Study of Corporate Law is delighted to invite you to attend a Craig Wasserman ’86/Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz Alumni Breakfast in New York on “Enforcement in the Trump Administration” on Tuesday, October 29, 2019. 

Since 2017, there has been much discussion over whether and how the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) and other federal agencies, such as the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), have shifted their enforcement priorities and policies, and what the implications of any such shifts would be on white-collar prosecutions and corporate compliance programs.  Our distinguished panelists, Jennifer Arlen, Norma Z. Paige Professor of Law and Director, Program on Corporate Compliance and Enforcement, New York University School of Law, Robert J. Giuffra, Jr. ’87, Partner, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, Fadi Hanna ’06, Global Chief Compliance Officer, Bloomberg LP, and Damian Williams ’07, Co-Chief, Securities and Commodities Fraud Task Force, U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, will offer their perspectives on enforcement and compliance since the start of the Trump Administration, including on the following issues:
  •     What enforcement initiatives and priorities have the DOJ and SEC articulated and have they changed since 2017?

  •     What will be the effect of the DOJ’s new “anti-piling on” policy, which encourages its attorneys to coordinate with one another and with other U.S. and foreign authorities in determining how to appropriately resolve a case with the same corporation resulting from the same misconduct? 

  •     What will be the impact of recent pronouncements by the DOJ Criminal and Antitrust Divisions of their expectations for corporate compliance programs?

  •     How are corporate compliance programs responding to increasingly vigorous regulatory activity with respect to data privacy and cybersecurity in the U.S. (e.g., the $5 billion Federal Trade Commission and the $100 million SEC penalties levied against Facebook) and in the EU?

Roberta Romano ’80, YLS Sterling Professor of Law and Center Director, will moderate.
Registration information will be posted at a closer date.

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