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“Internal Investigations: Voices of Experience,” DC Bar Corporation, Finance and Securities Law Section, Washington, DC

Jenner & Block Partners Larry P. Ellsworth and Thomas C. Newkirk spoke at a panel discussion entitled, “Internal Investigations: Voices of Experience,” sponsored by the District of Columbia Bar’s Corporation, Finance and Securities Law Section of the Broker-Dealer Regulation and SEC Enforcement Committee, held on May 2, in Washington, DC.  The discussion provided practical insights on conducting internal investigations from some of the nation’s most experienced attorneys in this field.

Mr. Ellsworth moderated the discussion.  He serves as Chair of the DC Bar’s Broker-Dealer Regulation and SEC Enforcement Committee of the Corporation, Finance and Securities Law Section.  Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Ellsworth was Assistant Chief Litigation Counsel for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Trial Unit.

Mr. Newkirk served as a panelist at the session.  Prior to joining the Firm, he was a senior official and Associate Director of Enforcement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), where he led the investigations of some of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s most significant cases.