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Financial Crisis Fallout 2010 Live Seminar

  • November 4, 2010
  • New York, NY

Andrew L. Sandler was a chairperson and David Krakoff and Sam Buffone spoke at the PLI program Financial Crisis Fallout 2010: Emerging Enforcement Trends on November 4, 2010 in New York City.

In the wake of the financial crisis, there have been significant government enforcement developments. We continue to see expansive enforcement actions against major financial institutions, while many more are the subject of government scrutiny. This program provided valuable insight and analysis of emerging enforcement trends as well as strategies for practicing in the current environment.

Mr. Sandler moderated the following panels: A Reinvigorated Department of Justice Enforcement Program, Headline Actions against Financial Services Organizations, Congressional Investigations and the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission, Actions against Officers and Directors of Financial Services Organizations, and A New Role for SEC Enforcement.  He also provided the seminar's opening remarks and speak in the final panel, Lessons from Previous Crises and a View of the Future.

Mr. Krakoff spoke in the panel, Headline Actions against Financial Services Organizations. This panel focused on the following:

  • Overview of leading cases against financial services organizations
  • Impact of these cases on future enforcement actions
  • What are the cases to watch?

Mr. Buffone spoke in the panel, Actions against Officers and Directors of Financial Services Organizations. This panel focused on the following:

  • Risks for officers and directors in the wake of the financial crisis
  • Theories of liability for officers and directors
  • Strategies for defending officers and directors 

Mr. Buffone and Mr. Krakoff also spoke in the seminar's final panel, Lessons from Previous Crises and a View of the Future.


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