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Government Enforcement: White Collar and Corporate Crime


Level: Advanced
Runtime: 56 minutes
Recorded Date: October 08, 2021
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Agenda

  • The current environment - internal and governmental
  • Updates on DOJ and SEC Enforcement
  • How to React to a Government Inquiry/Investigation
  • Best Practices
Runtime: 1 hour
Recorded: October 8, 2021

For NY - Difficulty: Experienced Attorneys Only (Non-Transitional)

Description

When the world went on lockdown and many workers went remote, concerns over unchecked white collar crime by employees intensified. SEC and DOJ enforcement continued and will pick up speed as courts reopen and investigations involve more in-person interactions. Join our expert panelists as they discuss changes in investigations in the last year, updates on DOJ and SEC enforcement, and mitigation techniques to protect your business from employee fraud, insider trading, bribery and other misconduct.

This program was recorded as part of Corporate Counsel's Women, Influence, and Power in Law Conference held on October 8th, 2021.

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Panelists

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Lisa Miller

Chief of Market Integrity & Major Frauds Unit
U.S. Department of Justice

Lisa Miller is the Chief of the Market Integrity & Major Frauds Unit within the Fraud Section of DOJ’s Criminal Division. In this position, Lisa supervises more than 40 federal prosecutors who specialize in the investigation and prosecution of complex financial fraud matters, including, among others, securities, commodities, investment, consumer, government procurement, and bank fraud cases.

Prior to her current role, she served as the Principal Assistant Chief of the Fraud Section’s Health Care Fraud Unit, where she assisted in supervising more than 70 attorneys based in Washington, D.C., and in 15 Strike Force locations across 24 federal districts. In this role, in addition to overseeing investigations and trials, Lisa worked closely with federal agencies and U.S. Attorneys’ Offices in developing and implementing national enforcement priorities. Lisa previously served as a Trial Attorney in the Fraud Section and as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, during which time she investigated and prosecuted a wide range of cases, including those involving wire, mail, and bank fraud, money laundering, tax offenses, federal program bribery, health care fraud, and securities and investment fraud schemes. Her experience includes leading or co-chairing more than 14 federal jury trials and briefing and arguing appeals before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit.

Lisa is a graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law and Cornell University. Before becoming a federal prosecutor, Lisa clerked for the Honorable Edgardo Ramos, U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of New York; worked as a litigation associate at a law firm in New York; and served as a Special Assistant Attorney General at the D.C. Office of the Attorney General.

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Amanda Kauth

General Counsel
Buzzer

Amanda Kauth is General Counsel at Buzzer, a mobile platform for personalization and discovery of live sports. Prior to Buzzer, she was Global Head of Investigations at WeWork where she oversaw all internal investigations and represented the company in inquiries from regulators and government agencies. Before WeWork, Amanda spent eight years at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, where her practice focused on litigation and government investigations. Amanda received her B.S. from Cornell University’s Industrial and Labor Relations School and earned her J.D. from Columbia University, where she was a Harlan Fiske Stone scholar.

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Susan Markel

Managing Director
AlixPartners, LLP

Susan oversees matters involving corporate financial reporting, regulatory investigations, whistle-blower actions, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) enforcement, and internal controls. Formerly at the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), she served as chief accountant of the enforcement division.

She has a Bachelor of Science in accounting from the University of Akron, is a CPA and certified in financial forensics. Susan has received several awards including the SEC’s Distinguished Service Award in 2006 and The National Law Journal's 2014 "Governance, Risk and Compliance Trailblazer and Pioneer". She is a speaker nationally and internationally on public reporting and accounting related to financial fraud investigations and other enforcement actions involving the SEC and other government entities.


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