Whatever your line of business, the federal government is there. Sooner or later your business will encounter a federal regulatory agency. The key is to be in front of agency initiatives, which is where Dorsey’s Fourth Annual Federal Enforcement Forum will put you.


Speaker: Tom Gorman, Partner, Dorsey & Whitney; former official in the Enforcement Division, SEC

PANEL I: 11:05 am
Environmental Enforcement: Issues in the Age of Trump
(James Rubin Memorial Environmental Law Address)

Special guest lecturer:
David M. Uhlmann, Professor and Director of the Environmental Law and Policy Program, University of Michigan Law School; former Chief of the Environmental Crimes Section, DOJ

PANEL II: 12:00 pm
SEC Enforcement: New Directions Under Chairman Clayton

Moderator: Tom Gorman, Partner, Dorsey & Whitney; former official in the Enforcement Division, SEC

Special guest speakers:
Stephen W. Hall, Legal Director and Securities Specialist, Better Markets
Susan Markel, Managing Director, AlixPartners; former Chief Accountant in the Enforcement Division, SEC
Brian P. O’Shea, Senior Director at the Center for Capital Market Competitiveness, Chamber of Commerce
Martin Wilczynski, Senior Managing Director, Ankura; former official in the Enforcement Division, SEC
Anat Carmy-Wiechman, Associate Director of the NYU Pollack Center for Law and Business

PANEL III: 1:00 pm
International Sanctions: A Discussion of Key Issues

Moderator: George Foote, Partner, Dorsey & Whitney

Special guest speaker: 
Jeff Breinholt, Deputy Chief of the Counter Terrorism Section, DOJ

PANEL IV: 2:00 pm
Artificial Intelligence and Bank Enforcement: A Sword or a Shield?

Moderator: Joe Lynyak, Partner, Dorsey & Whitney

Special guest speakers:
Brian Clark, CEO and Co-Founder, Ascent Technologies
Shirish Netke, CEO and President, Amberoon Inc.

PANEL V: 3:00 pm
Hot Topics In Investment Adviser Regulation

Moderator: Genna Garver, Of Counsel and Chair of the Investment Management Group, Dorsey & Whitney

Special guest speakers:
Asher Ailey, CCO and Asst. General Counsel, Research Affiliates
Shelby Drescher, CCO, PSC Eaglewood Americas LLC
Paul D. Glenn, Special Counsel, Investment Adviser Association
Jeff Morton, Partner and Co-Founder, ACA Compliance Group

PANEL VI: 4:00 pm
International Anti-Corruption Investigations: A Fire Side Chat

Moderators: Tom Gorman & Beth Forsythe, Co-Chairs of the Anti-Corruption Group, Dorsey & Whitney

Special guest speaker: 
George “Ren” McEachern, Supervisory Special Agent of the International Corruption Unit, FBI


Light hors d’oeuvres and drinks will be available for all panelists, registrants and friends of the firm.

We will apply for CLE credit in Colorado, Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, Oregon, Texas, Utah and Washington. Dorsey is an Accredited CLE Provider in California and New York, and this program will be CLE accredited in those states. For any other state, Dorsey will not be applying for CLE credit; however, participants are welcome to apply for or claim credit according to their jurisdiction's regulations.

If you have questions, please contact Alessandra Composto at (212) 415-9203 or via e-mail.