Welcome to Securities Enforcement Forum 2022!

Securities Enforcement Forum is the preeminent securities enforcement conference in the world. It is a unique, one-day conference that brings together current and former senior SEC officials, securities enforcement and white-collar attorneys, in-house counsel and compliance executives, and other top professionals in the field. Held annually in Washington, D.C. since 2012, this year’s conference will be held on Tuesday, November 15, 2022 at the extraordinary Mayflower Hotel, and will also be available for attendees to view live online.

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Securities Enforcement Forum 2022 will showcase a must-see Keynote Address by SEC Enforcement Director Gurbir Grewal. The event will include a full day of panels on the most pressing and critical topics in securities enforcement, including cryptocurrency, whistleblowers, financial and accounting fraud, advanced litigation and investigation strategies, financial firms, insider trading, SPACs, ESG, and much more.

The conference will feature an unparalleled faculty, including many current senior SEC enforcement officials and over three dozen other luminaries in the securities enforcement field.

7.0 hours of CLE credit has been approved in Delaware and numerous reciprocal states.


Session TitleDate and Times


Welcome Remarks                November 15, 2022 8:00am - 8:05am ETBruce Carton, Editor, Cybersecurity Docket
Whistleblower Update – The Impact on Corporations and SEC EnforcementNovember 15, 2022 8:10am - 9:00am ETNader Salehi, Partner, Kirkland & Ellis
Bridget Moore, Partner, Baker Botts
Alec Koch, Partner, King & Spalding
Jane Norberg, Partner, Arnold & Porter
N. Creola Kelly, Chief, Office of the Whistleblower, SEC
Masterclass: Managing a True Corporate Crisis/Major Internal InvestigationNovember 15, 2022 9:05am - 9:50am ETPhilip Khinda, Partner, Cadwalader
William Baker, Partner, Latham & Watkins
Steven Peikin, Partner, Sullivan & Cromwell
Caz Hashemi, Partner, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
D. Mark Cave, Associate Director, SEC
Digital Assets and Cryptocurrency: Regulation and Enforcement of Exchanges, Crypto Lending, DeFi, NFTs and StablecoinsNovember 15, 2022 10:00am - 10:45am ETLuke Cadigan, Partner, Cooley LLP
Michael Birnbaum, Partner, Morrison & Foerster
James Walker, Partner, Perkins Coie
David Hirsch, Chief, Crypto Assets & Cyber Unit, SEC
Simona Mola, Principal, Cornerstone Research
SPACs, ESG, Cybersecurity and More: The SEC’s Active Rulemaking Agenda and its Impact on Issuers and Regulated EntitiesNovember 15, 2022 10:55am - 11:40am ETKelly Gibson, Partner, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius
Anita Bandy, Partner, Skadden
Carolyn Welshhans, Associate Director, SEC
R. Daniel O'Connor, Partner, Ropes & Gray
Michael Maloney, Senior Managing Director, FTI Consulting
Masterclass: How to Keep the SEC From Suing Your ClientNovember 15, 2022 11:50am - 12:35pm ETWilliam McLucas, Partner, WilmerHale
Sandra Hanna, Partner, Miller & Chevalier
Stacy Bogert, Associate Director, SEC
Bradley Bondi, Partner, Cahill Gordon & Reindel
Lara Shalov Mehraban, Partner, Sidley Austin
Lunch and Keynote Remarks by SEC Enforcement Director Gurbir GrewalNovember 15, 2022 12:55pm - 1:20pm ETGurbir Grewal, Director, Division of Enforcement, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Financial Disclosure and Accounting FraudNovember 15, 2022 1:30pm - 2:15pm ETMelissa Hodgman, Associate Director, SEC
Lorin Reisner, Partner, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
Jonathan Barr, Partner, BakerHostetler
Steven Richards, Senior Managing Director, Ankura Consulting Group
Stephen Cohen, Partner, Sidley Austin
Financial Firms in the SEC's Crosshairs – Key Developments for Asset Managers, Broker-Dealers, Private Funds and Hedge FundsNovember 15, 2022 2:25pm - 3:10pm ETGregory Bruch, Partner, Bruch Law Group
George Canellos, Partner, Milbank LLP
William White, Partner, Allen & Overy
Corey Schuster, Assistant Director and Co-Chief, Asset Management Unit, SEC
Adam Aderton, Partner, Willkie Farr & Gallagher
Masterclass: A Winning Playbook for Litigating Against the SECNovember 15, 2022 3:20pm - 4:05pm ETMatthew Solomon, Partner, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
Sarah Heaton Concannon, Partner, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan
Terence Healy, Partner, Hughes Hubbard & Reed
Claudius Modesti, Partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld
Olivia Choe, Chief Litigation Counsel, SEC
Insider Trading 360° – Enforcement Trends, Key Cases and Prosecutions (and Crypto!)November 15, 2022 4:15pm - 5:00pm ETGerald Hodgkins, Partner, Covington & Burling
Joan McKown, Partner, Jones Day
Stephen Crimmins, Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine
Joseph Sansone, Chief, SEC's Market Abuse Unit
Julie Riewe, Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton