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2018 Annual Conference & Membership Meeting

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Members will be notified prior to the conference, when presentation materials will be available for viewing and download.

Friday — July 27, 2018
Time Description
Board of Directors Meeting, Board Members Only.
12:00 - 1:00pm Registration and Buffet Lunch
Members and registered guests.
  1:00 - 1:30 
Annual Membership Meeting
Ross Tulman - President
Election of President-Elect and Directors
Officers' reports
  1:30 - 2:45 
FINRA Update with Richard W. Berry, Esq. - Executive Vice President and Director of Dispute Resolution at FINRA (FINRA-ORD) and George Friedman, Esq. - member and former Executive VP - Dispute Resolution of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.
  2:45 - 3:00 Break.
  3:00- 4:00 
Ponzi Schemes, Broker-Dealers and Registered Investment Advisors
Jordan Maglich, Esq. - Senior Associate with Wiand Guerra King, Co-chair of Receivership Practice and
Stuart Ober - member.
  4:00 - 4:15  Break.
  4:15 - 5:15
The Evolution of Money Laundering
Paul Pelletier, Esq. - former Justice Department prosecutor for 27 years and Robertson Park, Esq. partner with Murphy & McGonigle.
  5:30 - 6:30
Cocktail Reception
Members and registered guests. Dress code: dress or pant suits for ladies/coat and tie for men.
An opportunity to network, form new friendships and renew/burnish existing ones.
  6:30 - 9:00 


Annual Dinner
Members and registered guests, invited attorneys. Keynote speaker:
Paul Pelletier on "Why Don't They Throw Financial Executives in Jail".
Saturday — July 28, 2018
Time Description
  8:00 - 9:00am Buffet Breakfast 
Members and registered guests.
  9:00 - 10:00
Ross Tulman - Chair
10:00 - 10:15  Break.
10:15 - 11:15 
What Makes a Good Expert
Steve Crimmins Esq. - Murphy and McGonigle and tbd. Recognized by Best Lawyers as the 2017 Securities Regulation Lawyer of the Year for New York City, Mr. Crimmins will highlight the attributes of a successful expert witness.
11:15- 12:00
Duties of Fiduciaries I 
Professor Arthur Laby, Esq. - Co-Director of the Rutgers Center for Corporate Law and Governance A nationally recognized fiduciary expert and former assistant general Counsel for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Professor Laby will provide two sessions on the duties of a fiduciary to put his clients’ interests before his own as well as due care with respect investment recommendations.
12:00 - 1:00pm Buffet Lunch
Registered members only.
  1:00 - 2:15 
Duties of Fiduciaries II
Professor Arthur Laby, Esq. - Co-Director of the Rutgers Center for Corporate Law and Governance
  2:15 - 2:30  Break.
  2:30 - 4:00 
Best Practices in Practice Managment
Jerry DeNigris - Chair
  4:00 - 5:00 
Experts Roundtable
Informal but candid "give and take" session. Members can relate case "war stories" to identify issues that are likely to surface during interaction with client's attorney and/or client and during expert deposition, hearing/trial testimony and report writing.
6:00 - 8:30 
Post-Conference add-on Dinner, tbd.
Wrap up your confernece experience with a dinner out on the town. 

~Agenda and times subject to change and will be updated as information is provided.~