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ABA’S 36th National Institute on White Collar Crime

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 {ml-event-to} Friday, October 29, 2021

Litigation partners Kelly Moore, Zane David Memeger, and Sandra Moser will speak at ABA’s White Collar Crime National Institute this October. This conference is attended by leading federal and state judges and prosecutors, law enforcement officials, defense attorneys, corporate in-house counsel, and members of the academic community. The faculty regularly includes some of the top members of the white collar bar in the United States and abroad.

This year, each panel will particularly focus on the impact of COVID-19 on the various substantive areas, including government initiatives and investigations to combat fraud related to the virus and new practices resulting from the virus. In addition, there will be a panel on the impact of COVID-19 on the white collar practice, including the conduct of investigations by prosecutors and grand jury, and the handling of motions practice and trials.

Significant Legal Developments in the Regions panel
October 27, 2021 – 9 AM
Kelly Moore

This panel will discuss new developments and trends in the northeast region to better inform attorneys of strategies and arguments used in litigating white collar cases.

SKILLS – Representing Parties in False Claims Act Cases
October 27, 2021 – 2:45 PM
Zane David Memeger

Repeatedly referenced as the Department of Justice’s most effective tool to fight fraud against Government programs, the False Claims Act is a heavy hammer equipped with statutory penalties and treble damages that strikes fear in the heart of all those who do business with the Government. This panel will take an in-depth look at the FCA and recent developments, with a diverse panel of seasoned relators, defense and government counsel offering their views on evolving case law and strategies for prosecuting and defending these bet-the-company matters.

SKILLS-International Extradition and Mutual Assistance panel
October 27, 2021 – 4:15 PM
Sandra Moser (moderator)

The panel will discuss navigating complex cross-border issues is an essential part of white collar criminal practice. This panel will consider the challenges associated with cross-border evidence gathering, Mutual Legal Assistance and its alternatives, extradition, and the rise of both cooperation and competition among global regulators in prosecuting high-profile offenses, including where such competition results in competing extradition requests.

CLE credit: See event website for more Information.