University of Texas School of Law
5th Annual
Government Enforcement Institute
The Premier In-House Counsel Forum for
Protecting Companies and Executives in Government Investigations
Dallas Sep 20-21, 2018 The Westin Dallas Downtown
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UT Law CLE

2018 Government Enforcement Institute

Program Features
Don’t miss The University of Texas School of Law’s 5th Annual Government Enforcement Institute (UTGEI)—one of the premier enforcement programs in the country.

Hear from some of the nation’s most prominent authorities on key issues and strategies for protecting companies and executives in government investigations. The Institute offers a collegial forum for in-house counsel and practitioners to engage with high-level current and former government officials, including:
  • Opening Keynote Presentation by Stephanie Avakian, Co-Director of the SEC’s Division of Enforcement
  • Kit Addleman, Partner with Haynes and Boone, LLP and former Regional Director of the SEC’s Atlanta Office
  • Erin Neely Cox, U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas
  • Patrick K. Craine, Deputy GC and Chief Risk and Compliance Officer for Chesapeake Energy Corporation
  • Jason S. Flemmons, Sr. Managing Director with Ankura Consulting Group, and former Deputy Chief Accountant for the SEC’s Division of Enforcement
  • Brian K. Kidd, Assistant Chief of the DOJ’s Securities and Financial Fraud Unit
  • Jim Letten, Senior Counsel with Butler Snow LLP, and longest consecutively-serving U.S. Attorney
  • Shamoil T. Shipchandler, Regional Director of the SEC's Fort Worth Office
With in-depth, practical and timely discussions, including:
  • Changes to the Enforcement Space: The In-House Counsel’s Perspective
  • Effective Management of Internal Investigations
  • Financial Fraud Enforcement Trends
  • Coping with Data Management: Tips for In-House Counsel
  • False Claims Act Developments
  • Cybersecurity: The Latest Strategies for Responding to Ransomware and Other Incidents
Plus invaluable networking opportunities to interact with speakers and attendees, including the Thursday Luncheon and Evening Reception.

UT Law CLE

2018 Government Enforcement Institute

12/14/18
Schedule

Thursday Morning, Sep. 20, 2018

Presiding Officer:
Steve Korotash, Partner, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP - Dallas, TX

7:30 am
Registration Opens

Includes continental breakfast.

Thank You to Our Sponsor
Jackson Walker LLP
 

8:20 am
Welcoming Remarks

8:30 am

0.50 hr

Opening Keynote Presentation

Stephanie Avakian, Co-Director, Division of Enforcement, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission - Washington, DC

9:00 am

1.00 hr

In-House Perspective: Changes in the Enforcement Space

The panel explores the changes detected in the new administration’s enforcement and regulatory priorities, and discuss the implications that any shifts in emphasis may have for corporations and executives.

Moderator:
Kit Addleman, Partner, Haynes and Boone, LLP - Dallas, TX
Panelists:
Audrey T. Andrews, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Tenet Healthcare Corporation - Dallas, TX
Leonard C. Sherer, Vice President, Associate General Counsel – Employment & Compliance, Sabre Corporation - Southlake, TX
Richard C. Vint, Assistant General Counsel, Corporate and Compliance, Exxon Mobil Corporation - Irving, TX

10:00 am
Break

10:15 am

1.00 hr
0.50 hr ethics

Effective Management of Internal Investigations

Hear practical considerations for scoping, conducting, and managing internal investigations. The discussion focuses on working with Audit Committees and collaborating with external counsel when responding to government inquiries, potential whistleblowers, and other complaints, with particular emphasis on achieving cost effectiveness and ethical considerations.

Moderator:
Patrick K. Craine, Deputy General Counsel, Chief Risk and Compliance Officer, Chesapeake Energy Corporation - Oklahoma City, OK
Panelists:
Brent Benoit, Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer, National Oilwell Varco - Houston, TX
Michael Jackman, Director, Corporate Inquiries & Hotline / Compliance Counsel, Flowserve Corporation - Irving, TX
Clay B. Scheitzach, DriveTime - Tempe, AZ

11:15 am

1.00 hr

Financial Fraud Enforcement Trends: A Conversation with the SEC and DOJ

An update on the SEC’s and DOJ’s recent enforcement efforts involving financial fraud investigations and related litigation.

Moderator:
Jason S. Flemmons, Senior Managing Director, Ankura Consulting Group - Washington, DC
Panelists:
Brian K. Kidd, Assistant Chief, Securities and Financial Fraud Unit, U.S. Department of Justice - Washington, DC
Benjamin D. Singer, Partner, O'Melveny & Myers LLP - Washington, DC
Eric R. Werner, Associate Regional Director, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission - Fort Worth, TX

Thursday Afternoon, Sep. 20, 2018

Presiding Officer:
Steve Korotash, Partner, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP - Dallas, TX

12:15 pm
Luncheon with Remembrance and Tribute to Scott W. Friestad

Please join us as we remember the life, career and accomplishments of Scott Friestad, a long-serving associate director of the SEC’s enforcement division. Scott’s memory provides a shining example of all that’s best in public service. He was a member of the Institute’s planning committee and a frequent panelist at our conference.

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Thank You to Our Lunch Sponsor
Ernst & Young, LLP

Commentator:
Russell G. (Russ) Ryan, King & Spalding - Washington, DC

1:00 pm

1.00 hr
0.75 hr ethics

International Enforcement and Investigations

Review the latest international developments concerning various governments’ enforcement efforts and hear updates on key substantive issues such as cross-border discovery and privilege issues. In addition, the panel offers insights regarding GDPR considerations.

Moderator:
Charles E. Duross, Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP - Washington, DC
Panelists:
Casey Kaplan, Assistant General Counsel - Litigation and Investigations, NIKE, Inc. - Beaverton, OR
Jason Rose, Enforcement Attorney, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission - Fort Worth, TX
Kelly Thorman, Associate General Counsel & Director of Global Compliance, Parker Drilling - Houston, TX

2:00 pm

1.00 hr
0.25 hr ethics

Whistleblower Developments and Current Best Practices

An exploration of the myriad challenges posed for companies by whistleblowers, as well as viable strategies for successfully negotiating the difficult obstacles presented. 

Moderator:
Kevin Edmundson, Partner, Brophy Edmundson Shelton & Weiss PLLC - Austin, TX
Panelists:
Ann Marie Arcadi, Arcadi Jackson, LLP - Dallas, TX
Sean X. McKessy, Partner, Phillips & Cohen LLP - Washington, DC
Jordan A. Thomas, Partner, Labaton Sucharow LLP - New York, NY

3:00 pm
Break

3:15 pm

1.00 hr

Coping with Data Management: Tips for In-House Counsel

Penny wise but pound foolish? Learn how to avoid common pitfalls with e-discovery and data management during internal investigations and litigation. Hear discussion on topics relating to data retention, outsourcing, collaboration, technology assisted review, and cost management.

Moderator:
Todd C. Ranta, Partner, PwC - Dallas, TX
Panelists:
Kevin M. Clark, Litigation Support Manager, Thompson & Knight LLP - Dallas, TX
Jeaneen M. Kappell, Associate, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP - Dallas, TX
Richard T. Robinson, eDiscovery and Information Manager, JCPenney - Plano, TX
Eric J. Schwarz, Principal eDiscovery Services, Ernst & Young LLP - Dallas, TX

4:15 pm

1.00 hr

Continuity of Operations Following Disasters: Confronting Legal Challenges in Energy, Law Enforcement, Environment, Commerce and Beyond

Moderator:
Jim Letten, Partner, Butler Snow LLP - New Orleans, LA
Panelists:
Nadira Clarke, Partner, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP - Washington, DC
David Gerger, Gerger Khalil & Hennessy LLP - Houston, TX

5:15 pm
Adjourn to Reception

Join us for drinks and hors d'oeuvres with program faculty and attendees.

Thank You to Our Sponsor
Butler Snow LLP

Friday Morning, Sep. 21, 2018

Presiding Officer:
Barrett R. Howell, Partner, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP - Dallas, TX

8:00 am
Conference Room Opens

Includes continental breakfast. 

Thank You to Our Sponsor
Baker Botts L.L.P.
 

9:00 am

0.50 hr

Meet the New U.S. Attorney

A conversation with the United States Attorney for the Northern District of Texas, sworn in on November 17, 2017, on current priorities and processes.

Erin Nealy Cox, U.S. Attorney, Northern District of Texas, U.S. Department of Justice - Dallas, TX
Commentator:
Paul E. Coggins, Partner, Locke Lord LLP - Dallas, TX

9:30 am

1.00 hr ethics

Ethical Considerations in Government Investigations

More often than not, white collar practitioners find themselves in gray areas implicating ethics obligations without a road map or precedential case law. Explore some of these difficult situations.

Moderator:
Jay Dewald, Partner, Jackson Walker LLP - Dallas, TX
Panelists:
David Peavler, Vice President and General Counsel, HD Vest Financial Services® - Irving, TX
Gil M. Soffer, Managing Partner, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP - Chicago, IL

10:30 am
Break

10:45 am

1.00 hr
0.50 hr ethics

False Claims Act Developments

A look at the implications of newly-issued Justice Department memoranda—the Granston and Brand Memos—as well as updates in the law and the government’s enforcement efforts in connection with the False Claims Act. 

Moderator:
Danny S. Ashby, Partner, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP - Dallas, TX
Panelists:
Christopher Babbitt, Partner, WilmerHale - Washington, DC
Scott Hogan, Civil Chief, United States Attorney's Office, Northern District of Texas - Dallas, TX
Susan Strawn, Assistant US Attorney, United States Attorney's Office, Western District of Texas - San Antonio, TX

11:45 am

1.00 hr
0.25 hr ethics

Cybersecurity: The Latest Strategies for Responding to Ransomware and Other Cybersecurity Incidents

An examination of ransomware, business email compromises, insider threats, and other prominent cybersecurity threat vectors and vulnerabilities, as well as best practices and recommendations from a government enforcement perspective for addressing threats and minimizing liability.

Moderator:
Richard J. Johnson, Partner, Jones Day - Dallas, TX
Panelists:
Wendy Elsa Bozzolasco, Deputy Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer, Director Global Litigation, SunPower - Austin, TX
Richard Murray, Supervisory Special Agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation - Dallas, TX
Chad M. Pinson, Executive Vice President, Stroz Friedberg - Dallas, TX
Shamoil T. Shipchandler, Director, Fort Worth Regional Office, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission - Fort Worth, TX

12:45 pm
Adjourn

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Faculty

Conference Faculty

Kit Addleman
Partner, Haynes and Boone, LLP
Dallas, TX
Audrey T. Andrews
Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Tenet Healthcare Corporation
Dallas, TX
Ann Marie Arcadi
Arcadi Jackson, LLP
Dallas, TX
Danny S. Ashby
Partner, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
Dallas, TX
Stephanie Avakian
Co-Director, Division of Enforcement, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Washington, DC
Christopher Babbitt
Partner, WilmerHale
Washington, DC
Brent Benoit
Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer, National Oilwell Varco
Houston, TX
Wendy Elsa Bozzolasco
Deputy Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer, Director Global Litigation, SunPower
Austin, TX
Kevin M. Clark
Litigation Support Manager, Thompson & Knight LLP
Dallas, TX
Nadira Clarke
Partner, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
Washington, DC
Paul E. Coggins
Partner, Locke Lord LLP
Dallas, TX
Erin Nealy Cox
U.S. Attorney, Northern District of Texas, U.S. Department of Justice
Dallas, TX
Patrick K. Craine
Deputy General Counsel, Chief Risk and Compliance Officer, Chesapeake Energy Corporation
Oklahoma City, OK
Jay Dewald
Partner, Jackson Walker LLP
Dallas, TX
Charles E. Duross
Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP
Washington, DC
Kevin Edmundson
Partner, Brophy Edmundson Shelton & Weiss PLLC
Austin, TX
Jason S. Flemmons
Senior Managing Director, Ankura Consulting Group
Washington, DC
David Gerger
Gerger Khalil & Hennessy LLP
Houston, TX
Scott Hogan
Civil Chief, United States Attorney's Office, Northern District of Texas
Dallas, TX
Michael Jackman
Director, Corporate Inquiries & Hotline / Compliance Counsel, Flowserve Corporation
Irving, TX
Richard J. Johnson
Partner, Jones Day
Dallas, TX
Casey Kaplan
Assistant General Counsel - Litigation and Investigations, NIKE, Inc.
Beaverton, OR
Jeaneen M. Kappell
Associate, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
Dallas, TX
Brian K. Kidd
Assistant Chief, Securities and Financial Fraud Unit, U.S. Department of Justice
Washington, DC
Jim Letten
Partner, Butler Snow LLP
New Orleans, LA
Sean X. McKessy
Partner, Phillips & Cohen LLP
Washington, DC
Richard Murray
Supervisory Special Agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation
Dallas, TX
David Peavler
Vice President and General Counsel, HD Vest Financial Services®
Irving, TX
Chad M. Pinson
Executive Vice President, Stroz Friedberg
Dallas, TX
Todd C. Ranta
Partner, PwC
Dallas, TX
Richard T. Robinson
eDiscovery and Information Manager, JCPenney
Plano, TX
Jason Rose
Enforcement Attorney, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Fort Worth, TX
Russell G. (Russ) Ryan
King & Spalding
Washington, DC
Clay B. Scheitzach
DriveTime
Tempe, AZ
Eric J. Schwarz
Principal eDiscovery Services, Ernst & Young LLP
Dallas, TX
Leonard C. Sherer
Vice President, Associate General Counsel – Employment & Compliance, Sabre Corporation
Southlake, TX
Shamoil T. Shipchandler
Director, Fort Worth Regional Office, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Fort Worth, TX
Benjamin D. Singer
Partner, O'Melveny & Myers LLP
Washington, DC
Gil M. Soffer
Managing Partner, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
Chicago, IL
Susan Strawn
Assistant US Attorney, United States Attorney's Office, Western District of Texas
San Antonio, TX
Jordan A. Thomas
Partner, Labaton Sucharow LLP
New York, NY
Kelly Thorman
Associate General Counsel & Director of Global Compliance, Parker Drilling
Houston, TX
Richard C. Vint
Assistant General Counsel, Corporate and Compliance, Exxon Mobil Corporation
Irving, TX
Eric R. Werner
Associate Regional Director, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Fort Worth, TX

Planning Committee

Barrett R. Howell—Co-Chair
Partner, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
Dallas, TX
Steve Korotash—Co-Chair
Partner, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
Dallas, TX
Kit Addleman
Partner, Haynes and Boone, LLP
Dallas, TX
Audrey T. Andrews
Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Tenet Healthcare Corporation
Dallas, TX
Danny S. Ashby
Partner, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
Dallas, TX
William D Brown
W. D. Brown & Associates
Dallas, TX
Patrick K. Craine
Deputy General Counsel, Chief Risk and Compliance Officer, Chesapeake Energy Corporation
Oklahoma City, OK
Charles E. Duross
Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP
Washington, DC
Jason S. Flemmons
Senior Managing Director, Ankura Consulting Group
Washington, DC
David Gerger
Gerger Khalil & Hennessy LLP
Houston, TX
Casey Kaplan
Assistant General Counsel - Litigation and Investigations, NIKE, Inc.
Beaverton, OR
Jim Letten
Partner, Butler Snow LLP
New Orleans, LA
Brandon Nelson McCarthy
Partner, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
Dallas, TX
Paul E. Pelletier
Washington, DC
Todd C. Ranta
Partner, PwC
Dallas, TX
Robert L. Webster
Dallas, TX
David R. Woodcock
Partner, Jones Day
Dallas, TX

UT Law CLE

2018 Government Enforcement Institute

Credit Information

MCLE Credit

Texas
11.00 hrs  |  3.25 hrs Ethics
Legal Specialization(s): Administrative Law, Civil Appellate Law, Civil Trial Law, Criminal Appellate Law, Criminal Law
Additional Information
A Texas MCLE Reporting Form will be included in your course materials. Please complete and return to the registration desk and UT Law CLE will report credit on your behalf to the State Bar of Texas, or you can self-report your credit directly to the State Bar of Texas at texasbar.com. A Certificate of Attendance will be provided at the conference to keep for your records.  
California
11.00 hrs  |  3.25 hrs Ethics
Additional Information
At the conference, you will need to sign in on the Record of Attendance form at the registration desk. Self-report your CLE credit directly to the State Bar of California at calbar.ca.gov. You will receive a Certificate of Attendance at the conference to keep for your records. UT Law CLE will maintain Attendance Records for four years.  
Louisiana
11.00 hrs  |  3.25 hrs Ethics
Additional Information
At the conference, you will need to sign in on the Record of Attendance form at the registration desk. UT Law CLE will report credit on your behalf to the Supreme Court of Louisiana Continuing Legal Education Committee within 30 days after the conference. You will receive a Certificate of Attendance at the conference to keep for your records.
Oklahoma
14.00 hrs  |  4.00 hrs Ethics
Additional Information
At the conference, you will need to sign in on the Record of Attendance form at the registration desk. You will receive a Certificate of Attendance at the conference to keep for your records. UT Law CLE will report credit on your behalf to the Oklahoma Bar Association within 30 days after the conference.
Other States
Note on Self-Reporting Your Credits in Another State
If you wish to satisfy MCLE or other professional education requirements in another state for a program offered by the University of Texas School of Law, please check with the state bar or other licensing authority in that state before taking the program to ensure it will qualify for self-reporting your credits.

Other Credit

TX Accounting CPE
13.20 hrs
Additional Information
The University of Texas School of Law (Provider #250) live conferences are presumptively approved by The Texas State Board of Public Accountancy for Texas Accounting CPE credit based on a 50-minute credit hour. Approved for general CPE credit only.

At the conference, you will need to sign in on the Accounting CPE Record of Attendance form at the registration desk. You will receive a Texas Accounting Certificate of Completion at the conference for your records. Self-report your CPE credit directly to TSBPA. UT Law CLE will maintain Attendance Records for four years.  

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Key Dates

Dallas

  • Last day for Individual early registration: Sep 12, 2018
    Add $50 for registrations received after this time
  • Last day for In-House Counsel early registration: Sep 12, 2018
    Add $50 for registrations received after this time
  • Last day for Government Attorney early registration: Sep 12, 2018
    Add $50 for registrations received after this time
  • Last day for cancellation (full refund): Sep 14, 2018
  • Last day for cancellation (partial refund): Sep 17, 2018
    $50 processing fee applied

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Hotel / Venue

Dallas

The Westin Dallas Downtown

1201 Main Street
Dallas, TX 75202
972-584-6650
1-800-228-3000 (reservations)
Map

Accommodations

A limited amount of rooms are available at a special room rate of $199/night. To receive the discounted rate, please contact the reservations department at 1-800-228-3000 and mention the UT Government Enforcement Institute. Rates will be available until August 30, 2018 or until the room block is exhausted, whichever comes first. 

Parking Information

Self-parking: $8 daily; $15 overnight
Valet parking: $12 daily; $30 overnight

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