NEW YORK - Bridget Rohde, a member in the Litigation Section of the New York office of Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, PC., will be speaking at the ABA's Fifth Annual National Institute on Securities Fraud, October 7-8, 2010.
The program will address the issues and trends affecting securities regulation and enforcement, including the status and potential impact of financial reform legislation, enforcement trends and the priorities of top enforcers.
Rohde will be speaking on a panel titled "Change? DOJ's New Guidance on Criminal Discovery." The panel will analyze the Department of Justice's new procedures and offer insight on how to effectively obtain discoverable information from the government. Also, they will discuss the ramifications for noncompliance, ranging from Office of Professional Responsibility investigations to bar disciplinary proceedings.
Rohde is a member of the White Collar Defense, Corporate Compliance and Internal Investigations groups at Mintz Levin. Earlier in her career, she was chief of the Criminal Division of the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of New York, where she managed cases involving business and securities fraud, public corruption, organized crime and racketeering, violent crimes and terrorism, narcotics, money laundering and tax offenses.
She has significant experience conducting complex criminal investigations as well as experience conducting trials and arguing appeals in federal court.
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