September 04, 2015

Jenner and Block Partner Thomas C. Newkirk will speak during two sessions at the 33rd Cambridge International Symposium on Economic Crime, held from September 6-13, 2015, at the University of Cambridge.  The Symposium brings together ministers, legislators, senior officials, diplomats, judges, regulators, law enforcement, intelligence and security officers, financial intermediaries, bankers, professional advisers, compliance and risk officers and scholars from around the world.  The overarching theme is the vital role that compliance plays in promoting integrity and reinforcing the law.  On September 7, Mr. Newkirk will participate in a workshop titled “The Long Reach of US Law and Its Impact on Compliance Practices in the UK and Elsewhere.”  On September 8, he will speak at a session titled “The Process of Due Diligence and Its Limitations in Practical and Legal Terms.”

Mr. Newkirk is co-chair of the firm’s Securities Litigation and Enforcement Practice and a member of the Securities Practice and Japan Practice.  Drawing on his 19 years of experience as a senior official with the SEC before joining Jenner & Block, he represents companies and their leaders in confidential SEC investigations related to such issues as accounting, disclosure, insider trading, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and related litigation.

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