The University of Miami Law Review hosted "From the Board Room to the Court Room: The Evolving Legal Status of Corporate Crime," a symposium featuring Robert S. Bennett as the keynote speaker. Mr. Bennett is a partner at Hogan Lovells and has represented corporate clients, including Enron, as well as notable politicians, such as President Bill Clinton and Senator John McCain.
The 2011 University of Miami Law Review Symposium took place on Friday, February 18, 2011 from noon until 5 p.m. and Saturday, February 19, 2011 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Storer Auditorium located on the Coral Gables campus.
The symposium covered current topics in corporate law and compliance, such as healthcare fraud, white collar crime, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, and the criminalization of corporate behavior. Prominent local practitioners, including Eric Bustillo, regional chair of the SEC, and nationally-renowned scholars, including Jennifer Arlen from NYU Law, John Coates from Harvard Law, Vik Khanna from Michigan Law, and Bill Black from UMKC Law, were among the panelists.
The symposium was generously sponsored by the University of Miami School of Law and was free of charge to all attendees. Lunch was provided both Friday and Saturday. Additionally, attendees could earn 9 CLE credits from the event.
For more information on the conference, including descriptions of the panels and schedules, click here or call 305-284-2464.