Securities Enforcement Forum West 2020 - Virtual Event

May 11, 2020 ‐ May 11, 2020

Securities Enforcement Forum West is a unique, one-day conference that brings together hundreds of current and former senior SEC and DOJ officials, securities enforcement and white-collar attorneys, in-house counsel and compliance executives, and other top professionals in the field. This year’s conference will be a virtual event, taking place online on Tuesday, May 12, 2020, and will feature a Keynote speech from Steven Peikin, Co-Director of the SEC’s Division of Enforcement.

Securities Enforcement Forum West will also showcase an extraordinary “Director’s Panel” featuring Erin E. Schneider and Michele Wein Layne (Directors of the SEC’s San Francisco and Los Angeles Regional Offices, respectively) as well as several other former SEC Regional Directors . The conference’s stellar faculty – including numerous senior SEC enforcement officials and over two dozen other luminaries in the securities enforcement field — will discuss the most important issues now facing attorneys and professionals who work in this area.


Introduction and Welcome Remarks

May 12, 2020 7:15am ‐ May 12, 2020 7:25am


COVID-19 - Securities Enforcement and Shareholder Litigation Ramifications

May 12, 2020 7:30am ‐ May 12, 2020 8:15am

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Cryptocurrency Regulation, Enforcement and Litigation

May 12, 2020 8:20am ‐ May 12, 2020 9:05am

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Financial Disclosure and Accounting Fraud

May 12, 2020 9:10am ‐ May 12, 2020 9:55am

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Silicon Valley Spotlight – Regulation, Enforcement and Prosecution Trends

May 12, 2020 10:00am ‐ May 12, 2020 10:45am

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Big Data, A.I., and the Evolving Role of Technology in Conducting Internal Investigations and Prosecuting and Defending Securities Fraud Cases

May 12, 2020 10:50am ‐ May 12, 2020 11:35am

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  • Tracy Davis, Assistant Regional Director, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Nicholas Lewis, Regulatory & Investigations Counsel, Google
  • Brett Kumm, Senior Managing Director, FTI Consulting

Keynote Speech by Steven Peikin, Co-Director, SEC’s Division of Enforcement

May 12, 2020 11:40am ‐ May 12, 2020 12:10pm


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Directors’ Panel

May 12, 2020 12:15pm ‐ May 12, 2020 1:05pm

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The SEC’s Focus on Cybersecurity – Disclosure, Enforcement and Key Guidance for 2020

May 12, 2020 1:10pm ‐ May 12, 2020 1:55pm

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Insider Trading 360° – Enforcement Trends and Key Cases, Prosecutions, and Legislation

May 12, 2020 2:00pm ‐ May 12, 2020 2:45pm

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