The Yale Law School Center for the Study of Corporate Law is delighted to invite alumni to attend a Craig Wasserman ’86/Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz Alumni Breakfast in New York on “Corporate 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 are the current enforcement initiatives and priorities of the DOJ and SEC, and how 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 have been the enforcement priorities of the DOJ and other federal agencies under President Trump? How do those priorities compare with the Obama Administration?
To what extent have state regulators changed their enforcement priorities since 2017?
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.
Breakfast will be available starting at 7:30 a.m. The program will begin promptly at 8:00 a.m. We will end promptly at 9:20 a.m. A fee of $35 per person will be charged to cover the cost of the continental breakfast.