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The Past, Present and Future of Insider Trading: A 50th Anniversary Re-Examination of Cady, Roberts And The Revolution It Began.

Start/End Friday, November 16, 2012 10:00 AM EST -- 06:00 PM EST
Location Name JGH Room 104


Sponsored by the Columbia Law School Center on Corporate Governance

With assistance and financial support from the Securities Law Section of the Federal Bar Association, The Stephen Friedman Fund in Business Law and The F.F. Randolph, Jr. Speakers Fund

Introduction: 10:00 am—Professor John C. Coffee, Jr., Professor of Law and Director of the Center on Corporate Governance, Columbia Law School

Panel One

Where Is The Line? Shifting Standards in the U.S. and Abroad (10:15 am to 11:45 am)


Stephen J. Crimmins, Esq., Partner, K&L Gates

Edward F. Greene, Esq., Adjunct Professor, Columbia Law School; Partner, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton

Professor Donald C. Langevoort, Professor of Law, Georgetown University

Mark F. Pomerantz, Esq., Partner, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison

Moderator: Jeffrey N. Gordon, Professor of Law, Columbia Law School

Lunch (Drapkin Lounge) 12:00 to 1:15 pm

Speaker: Joel Seligman, President University of Rochester, "Bill Cary and Cady Roberts"

Comments: James Stewart, New York Times, "Dens of Thieves Still?"

Panel Two

Cady, Roberts, Bill Cary and the Road to Today: Scandals Now and Then (1:15 pm to 2:15 pm)


Meyer Eisenberg, Adjunct Professor, Columbia Law School

Professor Harvey Goldschmid, Columbia Law School

President Joel Seligman

Stanley Sporkin, Esq.

James Stewart, New York Times

Moderator: Professor Harvey Goldschmid

Panel Three

A View from the Front Lines (2:30 pm to 3:30 pm)


Richard Holwell, Esq., Partner, Holwell, Shuster & Goldberg (former U.S.D.J. in S.D.N.Y.)

John M. Dowd, Esq., Partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld

Jonathan R. Streeter, Esq., Partner, Dechert

Moderator: Professor Daniel C. Richman, Columbia Law School

Panel Four

A Second View (3:30 pm to 4:30 pm)


U.S.D.C. Judge Jed S. Rakoff

Gary P. Naftalis, Esq., Partner, Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel

Reed Brodsky, A.U.S.A.

Moderator: Professor John Coffee

Panel Five

The SEC's Perspective (4:30 pm to 5:30 pm)

United States District Judge Denise L. Cote

Stephen Crimmins, Esq.

Daniel Hawke, Regional Administrator for the Philadelphia Office, Securities and Exchange Commission

Stanley Sporkin, Esq.

Richard Walker, Esq., General Counsel, Corporate and Investment Banking, Deutsche Bank

Cocktails: 5:30 pm (Drapkin Lounge)