Jenner & Block Partner Larry P. Ellsworth will be leading a discussion before the DC Bar concerning the consequences of a recent US Supreme Court decision in which, after nearly two decades of silence on the issue, the Court has weighed in on insider trading. Practitioners remain divided on what, if anything, will be different about prosecutions of civil or criminal insider trading cases after Salman. This panel discussion provides the opportunity to hear from both government and private practitioners on outstanding issues. The program, which is sponsored by the Broker-Dealer Regulation and SEC Enforcement Committee of the D.C. Bar Corporation, Finance and Securities Law Section, will be held on Tuesday, February 28, 2017, from noon to 1:30 pm at the D.C. Bar Conference Center, 1101 K Street, NW, Washington DC.
Mr. Ellsworth is a partner in the firm's Litigation Department and a member of its Securities Litigation and Enforcement and Class Action Practices. He is a former assistant chief litigation counsel for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Trial Unit. Mr. Ellsworth is a former chairman of the DC Bar’s Broker-Dealer Regulation and SEC Enforcement Committee and previously served as Chairman of the DC Bar’s Corporation, Finance and Securities Law Section and of the Administrative Law Section. He now serves on the Steering Committee for the Corporation, Finance and Securities Law Section.