June 22, 2006

Jenner & Block Partners Andrew Weissmann and Thomas C. Newkirk will speak at Bloomberg University’s Corporate Conference, to be held June 22 at the Bloomberg headquarters in New York City.  Messrs. Weissmann and Newkirk will serve as panelists at a session entitled “Issues to Consider Pertaining to SEC Investigations.” 

Mr. Weissmann is the former Enron Task Force Director and former Chief of the Criminal Division in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York.  His practice concentrates on internal corporate compliance and investigations, including representation before the Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission and state and local authorities.

Mr. Newkirk was a senior official with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for nineteen years.  For eleven of those years, he was an Associate Director of the Division of Enforcement, and led the investigations of some of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s most significant cases.