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Corporate Crime Conference

  From: Russell Mokhiber <russell@essential.org>
  Subject: Corporate Crime Conference
  Corporate Crime Conference to Feature Bennett, Nader
  U.S. Newswire
  25 Sep 9:58
   Corporate Crime Conference to Feature Bennett, Nader, Smaltz
   To: National and Assignment desks
   Contact: Russell Mokhiber, 202-737-1680
     News Advisory:
     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.
     Conference agenda:
     -- 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,
  Seyfarth Shaw.
     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/
   09/25 09:58
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