New York, NY, February 03, 2017 --(PR.com
)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Deborah R. Meshulam, Partner, DLA Piper will speak at the Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “The Revamped SEC Administrative Enforcement Process: Balancing Out a Lopsided Warfare Live Webcast.” This event is scheduled for March 01, 2017 from 3:00pm – 4:30pm (ET).
For further details, please visit: https://theknowledgegroup.org/event-homepage/?event_id=2186
About Deborah R. Meshulam
Deborah Meshulam is a partner at DLA Piper and chairs the firm’s Securities Enforcement Practice. She has more than two decades of securities enforcement defense experience trying the full range of cases arising from allegations of securities law violations and related breaches of fiduciary duty. She is a former Assistant Chief Litigation Counsel for the SEC’s Division of Enforcement. Her practice focuses on matters related to enforcement of the federal securities laws. She represents clients SEC, DOJ and other government investigations and trials. She also represents clients in FINRA and PCAOB investigations and proceedings and in internal investigations. These generally non-public matters cover a wide range of securities related issues including, foreign corrupt practices, financial reporting, market manipulation, regulatory compliance and insider trading. Her clients include public companies, regulated entities, financial institutions and senior executives.
About DLA Piper
DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers worldwide. It provides its clients with legal and business solutions locally, regionally and internationally using integrated teams of lawyers with experience that spans a broad range of disciplines. DLA Piper is widely recognized for its pioneering approach and extensive geographic reach, which enables the practice to look after the business issues that matter to its clients – whether they are large or small. Clients of DLA Piper include single-owner startups, local and household name companies, multinationals, financial institutions, FTSE and Fortune 500 enterprises and their subsidiaries, public bodies and governments.
In this live Webcast, a panel of key thought leaders organized by The Knowledge Group will give an overview of the new rule amendments, an analysis of their advantages and a critique of their shortcomings that could form the basis of renewed due process challenges.
Key topics include:
- Background on administrative proceedings, including
- Overview of the forum and the administrative law judges (ALJs) who oversee the hearings
- Similarities and differences to federal court jury trial
- Recent expansions to the jurisdiction of the forum under Dodd-Frank
- Recent challenges to the constitutionality of ALJ hiring process based on Appointments Clause
- Circuit split resulting from post-hearing challenges
- Possible Supreme Court review and revisiting of Free Enterprise Fund v. PCAOB
- Recent amendments to the SEC Rules of Practice, including additional pre-hearing discovery
- Possible adjustments to use of the forum under new SEC leadership
- Defense strategies for success in administrative proceedings
About The Knowledge Group /The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
The Knowledge Group was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register for an event, please visit: http://theknowledgegroup.org/.