On May 17, 2019, I will be presenting at the Tort Law Workshop of the California Department of Transportation’s Legal Division, in Ventura, CA, on strategic considerations and recent legal developments under the cost-shifting provisions of Section 998 of the California Code of Civil Procedure.
On March 29, 2018, I am delighted to be appearing again with Marin County Superior Court Judge Stephen Freccero and Baker Botts LLP antitrust litigator Stuart Plunkett to discuss tactics and strategies for examining expert witnesses in depositions and at trial. The panel program, sponsored by Continuing Education of the Bar, will take place at… Continue reading Tips for Examining Experts
I will be moderating a panel of terrific lawyers at the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyer’s 2017 West Coast White Collar Conference in Santa Monica on June 22, 2017. The program is called “3-D Chess: Protecting Your Client in Parallel Proceedings,” featuring Miles Ehrlich of Ramsey & Ehrlich, Emily Aviad from Skadden, and Jacob… Continue reading 3-D Chess: Protecting Your Client in Parallel Proceedings
I’m delighted to be teaming up again with Marin County Superior Court Judge Stephen Freccero and star antitrust litigator from Baker Botts LLP Stuart Plunkett to discuss effective ways to use trial and post-trial motions. The program, sponsored by Continuing Education of the Bar, will take place on November 30 from 12 – 1 pm,… Continue reading The Strategic Use of Motions During and After Trial
I recently recorded an online webinar, “Maintaining Effective Corporate Compliance Programs Under DOJ’s Heightened Standards,” with Peter Anderson, a leader of the White Collar and Environmental Crimes Practice Group at Beveridge & Diamond PC, and Jonny Frank, a Partner at StoneTurn Group. The discussion program was organized and moderated by long-time Southern California white collar… Continue reading Effective Corporate Compliance
This interview article, from the blog of the brilliant folks at Gigster, gives a little insight into how we help our startup clients develop winning regulatory and compliance strategies.
On Monday, May 16th, I will appear with Judge Stephen Freccero of Marin County Superior Court and Stuart Plunkett of Baker Botts LLP on a panel program sponsored by the Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB). The program, “Pretrial Motions Strategies,” will provide practitioners with pointers from the plaintiffs’ and defendants’ sides, as well as… Continue reading Pretrial Motions Strategies
At the Spring Meeting of the ABA’s Business Law Section in Montreal on April 7, 2016, I’ll be chairing a program entitled “Hedge Funds and Private Equity: Evolving Enforcement from the SEC and DOJ and Best Practices to Avoid Pitfalls.” We have a stellar, highly-accomplished panel of experts who will shed light on the most effective… Continue reading Hedge Fund and Private Equity: Enforcement Developments
In a groundbreaking decision, Judge Gleeson granted a third party’s motion to make public a Report by the compliance monitor appointed under HSBC’s deferred prosecution agreement because the Report is a “judicial record” that “the public has a First Amendment right to see.” United States v. HSBC Bank USA and HSBC Holdings PLC, No. 12-CR-763… Continue reading The Confidentiality of Reports by a Corporate Compliance Monitor