LexisNexis Corporate Governance Symposium (CRP 0903)

Venue: Ritz-Carlton Hotel

Location: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Event Date/Time: Sep 08, 2003 End Date/Time: Sep 09, 2003
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Monday, September 8, 2003



8:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast



9:00 Introduction and Opening Remarks

R. Nicholas Gimbel, McCarter & English

Suzanne Rigby, Comey & Rigby



DAY 1 CORPORATE GOVERNANCE AND LIABILITY INSURANCE



9:15 Drafting Disclosures and Advising The Board On Corporate Governance Under the Sarbanes-Oxley Regime

MODERATOR: R. Nicholas Gimbel, McCarter & English

Howard Schiffman, Dickstein Shapiro Morin & Oshinsky

Kenneth Scott, Ralph M. Parsons Professor of Law and Business, Emeritus, Stanford Law School

Nancy Grunberg, Venable, former Assistant Director, Division of Enforcement, US Securities and Exchange Commission

Stephen Davis, PhD, President, Davis Global Advisors, Inc.

Lousise Parent, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, American Express Company


11:00 Morning Break



11:15 Class Actions and Institutional Investors

MODERATOR: R. Nicholas Gimbel, McCarter & English

Jonathan Eisenberg, First Vice President, Merrill Lynch

Stephen Davis, PhD, President, Davis Global Advisors, Inc.

Peter Clapman, Senior Vice President and Chief Counsel, Corporate Governance, TIAA-CREF



12:30 Networking Luncheon



1:30 SEC, DOJ and the Self-Regulatory Organizations

MODERATOR: Suzanne Rigby, Comey & Rigby
James Comey, US Attorney, Southern District of New York

Katherine Malfa, Vice President, Enforcement Department, NASD

Seth Taube, McCarter & English

David Boyd, Boies, Schiller & Flexner

Antonia Chion, Associate Director, Division of Enforcement, US Securities and Exchange Commission*



3:15 Afternoon Break



3:30 Professional Liability Insurance

Sean Fitzpatrick, Senior Vice President and Special Counsel, Chubb & Son

Eugene Comey, Comey & Rigby

Steven Anderson, Managing Dir. and Chairman, Marsh FINPRO U.S.

William Henriques, Senior Vice President, Coverium Reinsurance, Inc.



4:45 Bankruptcy Issues

Anthony Bartell, McCarter & English

William McCarthy, Ropes & Gray

William Brandt, Development Specialists, Inc.



5:45 Networking Reception



Tuesday, September 9, 2003



DAY 2 ACCOUNTANT AND ATTORNEY LIABILITY



8:30 Continental Breakfast

9:00 Roundtable Discussion - Former General Counsels of the Major Accounting Firms

MODERATOR: Suzanne Rigby, Comey & Rigby

Carl Liggio, McCullough Campbell & Lane, former General Counsel, Ernst & Young

Howard Krongard, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, former General Counsel, Deloitte and Touche LLP

Leonard Novello, Vice President and Chief Litigation Counsel, Prudential Financial, former General Counsel, KPMG*

Victor Earle, Of Counsel, O'Melveny & Myers, former General Counsel, KPMG*



10:15 Morning Break



10:30 Liabilities Facing Accountants

MODERATOR: Suzanne Rigby, Comey & Rigby

Lee Wasserman, Deputy General Counsel, Deloitte & Touche

Daniel Goelzer, Board Member, Public Company Accounting Oversight Board

William Lerach, Milberg Weiss Bershad Hynes & Lerach
Dan Guy, CPA

David Boyd, Boies, Schiller & Flexner



12:30 Luncheon and Keynote Address



J. Michael Cook, former Chairman and CEO of Deloitte & Touche and currently a member of the Board of Directors for Dow Chemical Company, Comcast, Rockwell Automation, The Fidelity Group of Mutual Funds and International Flavors & Fragrances



2:00 Liabilities Facing Attorneys

MODERATOR: R. Nicholas Gimbel, McCarter& English

Susan Koniak, Professor of Law, Boston University School of Law

David Barrett, Boies Schiller & Flexner

Barry Alberts, Schiff Hardin & Waite

David Fine, Ropes & Gray

Richard Painter, Guy Raymond and Mildred Van Voorhis Jones Professor of Law, University of Illinous College of Law



3:30 Adjourn

*Invited


Venue

10 Avery Street, Boston Commons
Boston
Massachusetts
United States
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