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Corporate Crime Conference
From: Russell Mokhiber <email@example.com>
Subject: Corporate Crime Conference
Corporate Crime Conference to Feature Bennett, Nader
25 Sep 9:58
Corporate Crime Conference to Feature Bennett, Nader, Smaltz
To: National and Assignment desks
Contact: Russell Mokhiber, 202-737-1680
Robert Bennett, Ralph Nader and Espy Independent Counsel Donald
Smaltz will be the featured speakers at an upcoming two-day
conference, Corporate Crime in America.
The conference, sponsored by Corporate Crime Reporter, will be
held at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. on October 16
and 17, 1997.
"Corporations are increasingly preoccupied with corporate
crime," said Russell Mokhiber, editor of Corporate Crime Reporter.
"Big time law-firms spend mega resources to derail investigations of
it -- or they end up defending their corporate clients in the courts
of law and public opinion."
Mokhiber said the conference will bring together the
prosecutors, defense attorneys, reporters, activists and scholars who
are on the front line i n the battle over corporate crime in America.
-- Thursday, October 16, 1997
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Moderator: Homer Moyer, Miller &
Chevalier. Panelists: William McLucas SEC; Peter Clark, Justice
Department; Roger Witten, Wilmer, Cutler; William Pendergast,
Corporate Sentencing Guidelines. Moderator: Mark Pastin.
Panelists: KPMG Peat Marwick; Michael Goldsmith, U.S. Sentencing
Commission; Pamela Stuart, trial attorney; Deborah Cohn, Columbia Law
Environmental Crimes. Moderator: Russell Mokhiber, Corporate
Crime Reporter; Earl Devaney, EPA Criminal Enforcement; Jonathan
Turley, GWU Law; Judson Starr, Venable Baetjer; Jim Moore, Perkins
Coie; Jane Barrett, Assistant U.S. Attorney Baltimore.
Luncheon Keynote Speaker: Donald Smaltz, Espy Independent
Health Care Fraud. Moderator: Pamela Bucy, University of Alabama
Law School; Panelists: Stephen Cowen, King & Spalding. Michael
Loucks, Assistant U.S. Attorney, Boston; James Becker, Saul Ewing;
Mark Veazey, FBI.
Public Corruption. Moderator: Reid Weingarten, Steptoe &
Johnson. Panelists: Lee Radek, Justice Department; Jan Baran, Wiley
Rein; Evan Barr, Assistant U.S. Attorney, New York; Nancy Luque, Reed
-- Friday, October 17, 1997
Corporate Criminal Liability. Moderator: Harry First, NYU Law
School. Panelists: John Coffee, Columbia Law School; Jeffrey Parker,
GMU Law School; Jane Wexton, GE Capital Corp; Carl Mayer, Princeton
Township; Irvin Nathan, Arnold & Porter.
Reporting Corporate Crime. Moderator: David Burnham. Panelists:
Robert Bennett, Skadden Arps; Jeff Gerth, New York Times; Stanley
Sporkin, U.S. District Court Judge; Charles Lewis, Center for Public
Integrity; Morton Mintz, Washington Post.
Independent Counsel Statute. Moderator: James Cole, Bryan Cave.
Panelists: Lawrence Walsh, former independent counsel; Donald Smaltz,
Espy Independent Counsel; N. Richard Janis, Janis Schuelke; E.
Lawrence Barcella, Paul, Hastings.
False Claims. Moderator: John Phillips, Phillips & Cohen.
Panelists: Jim Sheehan, Assistant U.S. Attorney, Philadelphia;
Michael Hertz, Department of Justice; Carl Rauh, Skadden Arps; Jack
Boese, Fried Frank.
/U.S. Newswire 202-347-2770/
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