University of Texas School of Law
6th Annual
Government Enforcement Institute
The Premier In-House Counsel Forum for
Protecting Companies and Executives in Government Investigations
Houston Sep 12-13, 2019 The Westin Galleria Houston
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UT Law CLE

2019 Government Enforcement Institute

Program Features
Don’t miss The University of Texas School of Law’s 6th 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, with:

Opening Keynote Presentation by Matt Miner, Deputy Assistant Attorney General of the DOJ’s Criminal Division

In-depth, practical and timely discussions, including:
  • Tailoring Internal Investigations to be More Efficient and Cost Effective
  • Financial Fraud Enforcement: A Look Around the Corner
  • FCPA Issues and Developments
  • The Company in Crisis: Talking to Investors, Regulators and the Media
  • Criminal Developments
  • Whistleblower Issues and Best Practices
  • Representation of Multiple Parties: Ethical and Practical Considerations
Plus insight from top-level practitioners, in-house counsel and government officials, and invaluable networking opportunities to interact with speakers and attendees, including the Thursday Luncheon and Evening Reception.

UT Law CLE

2019 Government Enforcement Institute

10/23/19
Schedule

Thursday Morning, Sep. 12, 2019

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

7:30 am
Registration Opens

Includes continental breakfast.

Thank You to Our Breakfast Sponsor

8:20 am
Welcoming Remarks

8:30 am

0.50 hr

Opening Keynote Presentation

Matt Miner, Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice - Washington, DC

9:00 am

1.00 hr
0.25 hr ethics

Tailoring Internal Investigations to be More Efficient and Cost Effective

Discuss the latest technology and techniques that are being employed for conducting efficient and effective internal investigations.

Moderator:
Todd C. Ranta, Partner, PwC - Dallas, TX
Panelists:
Fredric (Rick) Firestone, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery - Washington, DC
Brad Mroski, Managing Director, AlixPartners - Dallas, TX
Leonard C. Sherer, Vice President - Law, Labor and Employment, Union Pacific - Omaha, NE
Ivan Velez-Leon, Managing Director, Forensic Services, KPMG LLP - Miami, FL

10:00 am
Break

10:15 am

1.00 hr ethics

Representation of Multiple Parties: Ethical and Practical Considerations

Examine the advantages and disadvantages of using pool counsel in internal investigations, including the impact of joint representation, whether the various clients' interests are sufficiently aligned, the types of agreements entered with the company, the logistics of the engagement, consequences of one client being charged or cooperating, and managing client information to avoid potential cross-contamination.

Moderator:
Amy Jeffress, Partner, Arnold & Porter LLP - Washington, DC
Panelists:
Jennifer Z. Belveal, Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP - Detroit, MI
Patrick K. Craine, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Gulfport Energy Corporation - Oklahoma City, OK
Matthew G. Nielsen, Partner, Bracewell LLP - Dallas, TX

11:15 am

1.00 hr
0.25 hr ethics

Government Investigations and the External Auditor

Hear tips for legal departments in interacting with external auditors during an investigation.

Moderator:
Timothy R. McCormick, Partner, Thompson & Knight LLP - Dallas, TX
Panelists:
Jeff Ferguson, Partner, Ernst & Young LLP - Dallas, TX
Kelvin F. Sellers, VP & General Counsel, Interstate Batteries - Dallas, TX
Holly Tucker, Partner, Deloitte - Dallas, TX

Thursday Afternoon, Sep. 12, 2019

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

12:15 pm
Networking Luncheon

Interact and network with faculty and fellow colleagues. Buffet lunch included in registration.

Thank You to Our Networking Luncheon Sponsor

 

1:00 pm

1.00 hr
0.25 hr ethics

Whistleblower Issues and 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:
Jordan A. Thomas, Partner, Labaton Sucharow LLP - New York, NY
Panelist:
Michael Jackman, Director, Corporate Inquiries & Hotline / Compliance Counsel, Flowserve Corporation - Irving, TX
Emily Pasquinelli, Deputy Chief of the Office of the Whistleblower, U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission

2:00 pm

1.00 hr

Financial Fraud Enforcement: A Look Around the Corner

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, 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

3:00 pm
Break

3:15 pm

1.00 hr
0.50 hr ethics

FCPA Issues and Developments

The latest in FCPA enforcement trends and policy developments, compliance best practices, and international updates.

Moderator:
Charles E. Duross, Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP - Washington, DC
Panelists:
Tarek J. Helou, Partner, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, P.C. - Washington, DC
Jason Rose, Enforcement Attorney, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission - Fort Worth, TX
Ephraim "Fry" Wernick, Partner, Vinson & Elkins LLP - Washington, DC

4:15 pm

1.00 hr
0.25 hr ethics

Cybersecurity: Between the SEC and DOJ, What’s a Company to Do?

The government takes an active role in enforcement when it comes to cybersecurity issues. Discuss the who, what, when, where, and why of government enforcement and in-house counsel navigates this challenging area.

Moderator:
Shamoil T. Shipchandler, Partner, Jones Day - Dallas, TX
Panelists:
Michael Chu, Assistant United States Attorney, U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of Texas - Houston, TX
Adam R. Law, Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, Select Energy Services, Inc. - Houston, TX
Scott Mascianica, Assistant Regional Director, Enforcement, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission - Fort Worth, TX
John Park Pearson, U.S. Department of Justice - Houston, TX

5:15 pm
Adjourn to Networking Reception

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

Thank You to Our Reception Sponsor
 

Friday Morning, Sep. 13, 2019

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 Breakfast Sponsor

8:30 am

1.00 hr
0.50 hr ethics

The Company in Crisis: Talking to Investors, Regulators and the Media

Best practices for crisis preparation, planning, and how to disclose and communicate after a crisis event. Address strategies for dealing with the media, investors, and the public then discuss the legal requirements and the strategic considerations in making disclosures in company filings.

Moderator:
Kit Addleman, Partner, Haynes and Boone, LLP - Dallas, TX
Panelists:
Erik Hotmire, Former Senior Advisor to the Chairman, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission - Washington, DC
Ira H. Raphaelson, Senior Counsel, White & Case LLP - Washington, DC
Sarah R. Teachout, Sr. Vice President and Chief Legal Officer, Trinity Industries - Dallas, TX

9:30 am

1.00 hr

Antitrust Enforcement

Hear about hot topics in federal and state antitrust enforcement, practical takeaways for discussions with the DOJ, FTC, or state attorneys general, and best practices for corporate compliance.
 

Moderator:
Jennifer K. Schwab, Partner, Honigman LLP - Chicago, IL
Panelists:
J. Clayton Everett Jr., Partner, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP - Washington, DC
Robert E. Friedman, Senior Counsel, Compliance, Exxon Mobil Corporation - Spring, TX
Peter Huston, Partner, Baker Botts L.L.P. - San Francisco, CA
Kim Van Winkle, Deputy Chief, Antitrust Division, Texas Attorney General's Office - Austin, TX

10:30 am
Break


Thank You to Our Coffee and Break Sponsor
 

10:45 am

0.75 hr

False Claims Act Developments

Review recent case law, legislative and policy developments, and the government’s current enforcement priorities under the federal law that continue to be the government’s main tool for combating government program fraud.     

Moderator:
Danny S. Ashby, Partner, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP - Dallas, TX
Panelists:
Christopher Babbitt, Partner, WilmerHale - Washington, DC
Scott A. Resnik, Partner, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP - New York, NY

11:30 am

1.00 hr

Criminal Developments

Former government attorneys and private practitioners discuss recent legal and policy developments in the field of criminal justice, specifically relating to corporate and other white-collar crimes.‚Äč

Panelists:
Jeffrey J. Ansley, Partner, Bell Nunnally & Martin LLP - Dallas, TX
Jay Dewald, Partner, Jackson Walker LLP - Dallas, TX
Edward F. Gallagher III, Assistant United States Attorney, U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of Texas - Houston, TX
Eric J.R. Nichols, Butler Snow LLP - Austin, TX
Gil M. Soffer, Managing Partner, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP - Chicago, IL

12:30 pm
Adjourn

UT Law CLE

2019 Government Enforcement Institute

Faculty

Conference Faculty

Kit Addleman
Partner, Haynes and Boone, LLP
Dallas, TX
Jeffrey J. Ansley
Partner, Bell Nunnally & Martin LLP
Dallas, TX
Danny S. Ashby
Partner, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
Dallas, TX
Christopher Babbitt
Partner, WilmerHale
Washington, DC
Jennifer Z. Belveal
Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP
Detroit, MI
Michael Chu
Assistant United States Attorney, U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of Texas
Houston, TX
Patrick K. Craine
General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Gulfport Energy Corporation
Oklahoma City, OK
Jay Dewald
Partner, Jackson Walker LLP
Dallas, TX
Charles E. Duross
Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP
Washington, DC
J. Clayton Everett Jr.
Partner, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
Washington, DC
Jeff Ferguson
Partner, Ernst & Young LLP
Dallas, TX
Fredric (Rick) Firestone
Partner, McDermott Will & Emery
Washington, DC
Jason S. Flemmons
Senior Managing Director, Ankura Consulting Group
Washington, DC
Robert E. Friedman
Senior Counsel, Compliance, Exxon Mobil Corporation
Spring, TX
Edward F. Gallagher III
Assistant United States Attorney, U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of Texas
Houston, TX
Tarek J. Helou
Partner, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, P.C.
Washington, DC
Erik Hotmire
Former Senior Advisor to the Chairman, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Washington, DC
Peter Huston
Partner, Baker Botts L.L.P.
San Francisco, CA
Michael Jackman
Director, Corporate Inquiries & Hotline / Compliance Counsel, Flowserve Corporation
Irving, TX
Amy Jeffress
Partner, Arnold & Porter LLP
Washington, DC
Brian K. Kidd
Chief, Securities and Financial Fraud Unit, U.S. Department of Justice
Washington, DC
Adam R. Law
Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, Select Energy Services, Inc.
Houston, TX
Scott Mascianica
Assistant Regional Director, Enforcement, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Fort Worth, TX
Timothy R. McCormick
Partner, Thompson & Knight LLP
Dallas, TX
Matt Miner
Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice
Washington, DC
Brad Mroski
Managing Director, AlixPartners
Dallas, TX
Eric J.R. Nichols
Butler Snow LLP
Austin, TX
Matthew G. Nielsen
Partner, Bracewell LLP
Dallas, TX
Emily Pasquinelli
Deputy Chief of the Office of the Whistleblower, U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission
John Park Pearson
U.S. Department of Justice
Houston, TX
Todd C. Ranta
Partner, PwC
Dallas, TX
Ira H. Raphaelson
Senior Counsel, White & Case LLP
Washington, DC
Scott A. Resnik
Partner, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
New York, NY
Jason Rose
Enforcement Attorney, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Fort Worth, TX
Jennifer K. Schwab
Partner, Honigman LLP
Chicago, IL
Kelvin F. Sellers
VP & General Counsel, Interstate Batteries
Dallas, TX
Leonard C. Sherer
Vice President - Law, Labor and Employment, Union Pacific
Omaha, NE
Shamoil T. Shipchandler
Partner, Jones Day
Dallas, TX
Benjamin D. Singer
Partner, O'Melveny & Myers LLP
Washington, DC
Gil M. Soffer
Managing Partner, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
Chicago, IL
Sarah R. Teachout
Sr. Vice President and Chief Legal Officer, Trinity Industries
Dallas, TX
Jordan A. Thomas
Partner, Labaton Sucharow LLP
New York, NY
Holly Tucker
Partner, Deloitte
Dallas, TX
Kim Van Winkle
Deputy Chief, Antitrust Division, Texas Attorney General's Office
Austin, TX
Ivan Velez-Leon
Managing Director, Forensic Services, KPMG LLP
Miami, FL
Eric R. Werner
Associate Regional Director, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Fort Worth, TX
Ephraim "Fry" Wernick
Partner, Vinson & Elkins LLP
Washington, DC

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
Patrick K. Craine
General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Gulfport Energy Corporation
Oklahoma City, OK
Jason S. Flemmons
Senior Managing Director, Ankura Consulting Group
Washington, DC
Joanna Jefferson
The University of Texas School of Law
Austin, TX
Jim Letten
Butler Snow LLP
New Orleans, LA
Shamoil T. Shipchandler
Partner, Jones Day
Dallas, TX
Benjamin D. Singer
Partner, O'Melveny & Myers LLP
Washington, DC

UT Law CLE

2019 Government Enforcement Institute

Credit Information

MCLE Credit

Texas
11.25 hrs  |  3.00 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
11.25 hrs  |  3.00 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
11.25 hrs  |  3.00 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
13.50 hrs  |  3.50 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
13.50 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.  

UT Law CLE

2019 Government Enforcement Institute

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  • Last day for Individual early registration: Sep 4, 2019
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  • Last day for In-House Counsel early registration: Sep 4, 2019
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  • Last day for Government Attorney early registration: Sep 4, 2019
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  • Last day for Group Special 1 early registration: Sep 4, 2019
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