Former Enron CFO to keynote ABA U.S.-Canadian Securities Litigation Institute

The 2nd National Institute on U.S.-Canadian Securities Litigation will bring together leading U.S. and Canadian attorneys and regulators to discuss the latest trends in securities litigation on Oct. 4 in Toronto.

Presented by the American Bar Association Section of Litigation, the conference is aimed at fostering cross-border sharing of ideas on the cutting-edge legal trends and litigation strategies in the two countries. Among the topics to be discussed: securities class actions, shareholder activism, securities regulatory and criminal enforcement, merger and acquisition litigation and broker-dealer litigation.

In a luncheon keynote, Andrew Fastow, former chief financial officer of Enron Corporation, who spent six years in prison for money laundering, fraud and conspiracy, will address ethical lessons learned from the Enron scandal and how to spot fraud.

Other featured speakers include:

- Kevin J. Cloherty, senior vice president and global compliance chief, Manulife Financial Corporation

- Steven Peikin, co-director of enforcement, U.S. Securities Exchange Commission

Published: Mon, Sep 18, 2017