American Bar Association
 
White-Collar Crime Committee

ABA Section of Business Law


White-Collar Crime Committee


Mission Statement

The mission of the White Collar Crime Committee is to educate and be a resource for practitioners on those aspects of white collar criminal law that impact businesses and executives and to review and analyze the government's efforts to regulate business conduct via criminal investigations and prosecutions.

Committee Facts

  • Approximately 400 members.
  • We have three committee meetings each year, in the fall, winter and spring, with participation of most Committee members via conference call. Each Committee meeting usually includes a presentation on a key topic, as well as a networking component.
  • Our numerous active Subcommittees focus on a wide range of white collar topics.
  • We sponsor and co-sponsor programs at each Meeting concerning issues of significant interest to practitioners, including the latest developments in white collar issues of interest to the business community.
  • We co-sponsor a dinner at the Section’s Spring Meeting with other Business Law Section Committees which is open to all attendees of the Meeting.
  • We publish a Committee newsletter 3 times a year.
  • The Committee is small enough to provide any member who is interested with a significant opportunity to participate in Committee activities.

Areas of Expertise

  • Corporate internal investigations
  • FCPA/Anti-corruption
  • Securities fraud
  • Issues concerning prosecution, cooperation and sentencing as related to business crimes
  • Fraud involving financial institutions
  • Healthcare fraud
  • Cyberfraud
  • Grand jury and regulatory subpoenas
  • Government investigations of businesses

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    Leadership

    Chair:

    Bosco, Anthony

    Vice-Chair:

    Horwitz, Daniel

    Committee Roster  


    Subcommittees  (click [+] for listing)

     Sub Committees


    Materials


    Programs, Meetings and Events

    Section Events

      Introduction to Corporate Governance

      07/28/2016-07/28/2016

      The presentation will provide listeners with a basic understanding of: What corporate governance is; the multiple state and federal laws that affect corporate governance and how those laws interact; how director independence is defined in different contexts and why it is important; director fiduciary ...

      From Enron to Volkswagen: the Critical Importance of Governance, Culture, Compliance and Ethics

      08/11/2016-08/11/2016

      The recent revelation by Volkswagen of its installation of software which operated emissions controls only in the presence of testing, and the fraudulent reporting of compliance with emission control standards clearly surpasses the governance and financial fallout associated with the downfall of Enron ...

      2016 Business Law Section Annual Meeting

      09/08/2016-09/10/2016
      Boston Marriott Copley Place
      Boston

      **THIS PAGE IS THE STARTING POINT FOR REGISTRATION AND TO ADD TICKETED EVENTS (LUNCHES/DINNERS) TO YOUR REGISTRATION** TO ADD EVENTS TO AN EXISTING REGISTRATION: Click on Register Now, which will prompt you to log-in ...


    Committee Newsletter


    Listserve

    In order to send a message to the listserve, send a message to the email address below. You must be a member of the Committee to successfully send a message to the listserve.

    BL-CRIMINAL@mail.americanbar.org

    In order to access the listserve archive, please click here.


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    Modified by Graham Hunt on March 1, 2016

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