October 5, 2012 - Park Cities Hilton - Dallas, Texas
8:00 8:45 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:45 - 9:00 a.m. Welcome
John B. Attanasio, Dean and William
Hawley Atwell Professor of Constitutional Law, SMU Dedman School
of Law, Dallas, Texas
9:00 - 9:30 a.m. Emerging Issues in Technology and Outsourcing Transactions
Michael J. Brito, Partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, Dallas, Texas
9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Panel Discussion: Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
Elizabeth Jacobs, Deputy Director, Office of International Affairs, US Securities and Exchange Commission, Washington, D.C.
Jay Martin, Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer and Senior Deputy Counsel, Baker Hughes Incorporated, Houston, Texas
The Honorable Stanley Sporkin, Retired United States District Judge, District of Columbia & Former Director, SEC Division of Enforcement, Washington, D.C.
Carey O’Connor, Vice President - Corporate Secretary & Operations Counsel, Flowserve Corporation, Dallas, Texas
Ann J. Bruder, Senior
Vice President of Law, Government Affairs and Global Compliance, General
Counsel, & Corporate Secretary, Commercial Metals Company, Dallas, Texas
10:30 - 10:45
10:45 - 11:15 a.m.
Corporate America Under
Attack: The Continued Use of Qui Tam Plaintiffs and "Deputized" Law Firms by
States Strapped for Cash
Kym Rogers, Senior Attorney, SNR Denton, Dallas, Texas
Peg Hall, Partner and Head of Health & Life Sciences Sector, SNR Denton, Dallas, Texas
11:15 11:45 a.m.
The Company and Its
Employees: Current Issues in Employment Law
Chief Judge Gerald E. Rosen, United States District Court for the
Eastern District of Michigan, Detroit, Michigan
11:45 12:15 p.m.
Credit Crisis - How It’s
Unfolding and the Long Term Impact on Shareholder Litigation
Darren Robbins, Partner, Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd
LLP, San Diego, California
12:15 - 1:30 p.m.
The View from DOJ: Criminal
Lanny A. Breuer, Assistant Attorney General, Criminal Division,
U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.
1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Panel Discussion: Billing
and Interfacing with Outside Counsel
Robert Ackermann, Senior Vice President & Deputy General Counsel, CLMG Corporation, Dallas, Texas
Carlos M. Hernandez, Chief Legal Officer & Corporate Secretary, Fluor Corporation, Dallas, Texas
Denise C. McWatters, Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary, Holly Frontier Corporation, Dallas, Texas
John Torres, Chief Legal Officer, Lennox International, Inc., Dallas, Texas
Steinberg, Rupert and Lillian Radford Professor of Law, SMU Dedman School of Law, Dallas, Texas
2:30 - 3:00 p.m.
Cutting Edge Tools for
Reducing E-Discovery Costs
Eric P. Mandel, National E-Discovery Counsel, Zelle Hofmann Voelbel & Mason
LLP, Minneapolis, Minnesota
3:00 - 3:15 p.m. Coffee Break
3:15 - 3:45 p.m.
Hot Topics in Social Media
David A. Bell, Partner, Haynes and Boone, LLP, Dallas,
3:45 - 4:15 p.m.
Texas and Delaware Corporate
Governance Litigation Update
Patricia J. Villareal, Partner-In-Charge of Dallas
Office, Jones Day, Dallas, Texas
4:15 - 4:45 p.m.
The Incredible Shrinking
C. Paul Rogers, III, Professor of Law and Former Dean, SMU Dedman
School of Law, Dallas, Texas