Each year, the program sponsors conferences, colloquia and roundtable discussions designed to bring together leading academics, judges, and enforcement officials.

Recent Events

Spring Conference, 2018: Global Cyber Threats: Corporate and Governmental Challenges to Protecting Private Data
April 6, 2018

Keynote Speakers:
John Demers, Assistant Attorney General, National Security Division, U.S. Department of Justice
Jeh Charles Johnson, Partner, Paul Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, and former Secretary, U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Read the speech here.

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Robert Stebbins, General Counsel, SEC and Michael Conley, Solicitor, SEC
A Fireside Chat with the SEC

April 5, 2018

On April 5, 2018, the Program on Corporate Compliance and Enforcement and the Institute for Corporate Governance & Finance hosted an evening event where Professor Jennifer Arlen '86 and Professor Edward Rock moderated a discussion between SEC General Counsel Robert Stebbins and SEC Solicitor Michael Conley on the SEC's priorities going forward, including topics such as cyber guidance, ICOs and crypto currency, significant recent cases, administrative law judges, and whistleblower programs.

From Successful Securities Analyst to Convicted Felon: The Shocking Inside Story of the Largest Insider Trading Investigation
February 22, 2018

On February 22, 2018, the Program on Corporate Compliance and Enforcement hosted an evening event where PCCE Senior Fellow and current hedge fund general counsel/chief compliance officer, Michael Neus, interviewed Tom Hardin, the FBI’s Tipper X at the center of the series of criminal insider trading prosecutions by the U.S. Attorney of the Southern District of New York.  Tom Hardin described how his life unraveled during the world’s biggest insider trading probe, followed by a detailed Q & A session with Michael Neus.

November 2017 Conference: No Turning Back: 40 Years of the FCPA and 20 Years of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention: Impact, Achievements and Future Challenges
Organized by the Department of Justice, OECD, and the Securities and Exchange Commission, and Hosted by PCCE.
November 9, 2017

Keynote Speakers:
Kenneth A. Blanco, Acting Assistant Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice. Read the speech here.
Steven R. Peikin, Co-Director, Division of Enforcement, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Read the speech here.

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Fall Conference 2017: Deterring Corporate Crime: The Promise and Challenge of Multiple Enforcers
October 6, 2017

Perspectives on Enforcement: Self-Reporting and Cooperation at the CFTC
September 25, 2017

On September 25, 2017, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m., James McDonald, Director of Enforcement for the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission announced a new policy on self-reporting and cooperation.

SEC Roundtable with Jay Clayton, Stephanie Avakian, Steve Peikin, and Peter Driscoll
September 5, 2017

On September 5, 2017, from 5:30 to 7 p.m., the Institute for Corporate Governance and Finance, the Program on Corporate Compliance and Enforcement, and the Pollack Center hosted a panel discussion with the Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman, Jay Clayton, the two Co-Directors of the Division of Enforcement, Stephanie Avakian and Steven Peikin, and Acting Director of the Office of Compliance, Peter Driscoll. Professor Arlen and Professor Rock moderated the discussion, which focused on the SEC’s enforcement priorities.

Preet Bharara: Reflections
May 9, 2017

On May 9, 2017, the NYU Program on Corporate Compliance and Enforcement and the Institute for Corporate Governance & Finance sponsored an address by Former United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Preet Bharara. To an audience that filled NYU Law’s Lester Pollack Colloquium, Former United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara reflected upon his time as United States Attorney.

Spring Conference 2017: Expanding Individual Accountability for Corporate Misconduct
March 31, 2017

Keynote Speaker: Mark Steward, Director of Enforcement and Market Oversight, Financial Conduct Authority, U.K. View Mark Steward's speech here.
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SEC Chair Mary Jo White Talks about A New Model for SEC Enforcement
November 18, 2016
Read text of Chair Mary Jo White's Address here

Selected Past Events:

Deputy Attorney General Sally Quillian Yates, announcing the Yates Memo
September 10, 2015

The NYU Program on Corporate Compliance and Enforcement sponsored an address by Deputy Attorney General Sally Quillian Yates on the Justice Department’s commitment to ensuring individual accountability in matters of corporate wrongdoing.

The September 9, 2015 Yates Memo can be viewed here.  
Text of DAG Yates' Remarks can be viewed here.  
View Photo Gallery of Yates Reception Here.