Top Securities Officials to Speak at Business Law Conference

Leaders of the College of Law's Law and Business Program have assembled an unparalleled group of speakers for the Willamette Securities Regulation Conference, which was designed to give practicing attorneys new perspectives on current developments in securities regulation.

The conference will comprise three panel sessions and include seven current and former top U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) officials, including Linda Thomsen, director of the Division of Enforcement, and former general counsels Giovanni Prezioso and David Becker, as well as a top securities regulator for the state of Oregon. Leading securities attorneys from Portland and beyond and business law scholars from Willamette University also will serve as panelists. The Honorable Roel Campos, commissioner of the SEC, will present the keynote address.

The one-day conference will be held Oct. 19, 2006, from 8:45 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Multnomah Athletic Club in Portland. Oregon and Washington Continuing Legal Education credits are pending. For registration information, please contact Kathleen Fitzgerald at 503-370-6402 or e-mail. Additional information can be found in the Willamette Securities Conference brochure. You also can print the registration form and fax it to 503-370-6828.

This conference is made possible by a generous contribution from Willamette law graduate W. Parker Lee JD'01 and is sponsored by the Law and Business Program at the College of Law.