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Jenner & Block Partner Andrew Weissmann will speak at the 25th Annual Institute on Federal Securities, to be held at the Miami Beach Resort and Spa on February 7-9, 2007 in Miami, Florida. The conference, sponsored by West Legalworks and the Florida Bar's Business Law Section, will provide attorneys with a comprehensive update on a range of federal securities issues, including the final executive compensation disclosure rules, securities offering reform developments, the current M&A environment, SEC enforcement trends, and private equity.
Mr. Weissmann, the former Director of the Enron Task Force, will speak on a panel entitled “Judge Kaplan’s KPMG Decisions: Will they Alter the Way Government Investigations are Conducted and Defended?,” which will focus on the Due Process limits on government over-reaching and provide practical pointers for dealing with the government after KPMG. Joining Mr. Weissmann on the panel will be attorneys Richard D. Weinberg, Steven Peiken, and Christian R. Bartholomew.