Financial Fraud: The Continuing Saga Seminar- May 18, 2017

RUMSON, NJ — William A. Despo, Esq. will moderate this timely seminar for legal professionals at the New Jersey State Bar Association’s annual meeting in Atlantic City on May 18th. The seminar, consisting of two distinguished panels, will address financial fraud in the market place, how the government and FINRA are combating it, and current developments. The first panel will be composed of representatives from the United States Attorney’s Office, District of New Jersey; the Securities and Exchange Commission; the New Jersey Bureau of Securities, and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). The second panel will be composed of civil and criminal defense lawyers and a corporate securities lawyer. The second panel will address comments made during the first panel, defense strategies, and how a corporate lawyer responds to the present enforcement environment.

William A. Despo, Esq., Chair, Securities Law Committee, Despo Law Group, Rumson

Panel One:
Nicholas P. Grippo, Assistant United States Attorney, United States Attorney’s Office, Economic Crimes Unit; Michael Newman, Senior Regional Counsel, Enforcement Department, FINRA; Sheldon Pollock, Assistant Director of Enforcement, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission; Christopher Gerold, Bureau Chief, New Jersey Bureau of Securities, Newark

Panel Two
Carlos F. Ortiz, Esq., Blank Rome, LLP, New York; Frank J. Cuccio, Esq.
Bressler Amery & Ross, PC, Florham Park; Paul E. Minnefor, Esq., Giordano Halleran & Ciesla, PC, Red Bank; Herbert P. Moore Jr., Esq.; McCarter & English, LLP, Newark

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