Special Master Class Series to Look at Whistleblowing
Web Editor - Published: January 3, 2013
sclaesOfJusticeDark235pxWidener Law’s Institute of Delaware Corporate and Business Law and the Ruby R. Vale Foundation will sponsor a special Masters Class Series on Whistleblowing beginning on Tuesday, January 8th.

There will be a total of seven classes running on Tuesday afternoons from 4:20 until 6:10 p.m between January and April. Taught by instructors with extensive professional experience, the classes will look at a variety of issues including attorney professional responsibility, qui tam actions, whistleblowing and corporate criminal liability, and regulatory whistleblowing programs.

CLE credits are available, with Delaware attorneys eligible to receive 1.8 CLE credits and Pennsylvania attorneys eligible for 1.5. The February 5th session will yield 1.8 enhanced ethics CLE credits in Delaware and 1.5 ethics CLE credits in Pennsylvania.

The registration fee is $100 per class or $600 for the entire series of seven classes. Find out more about the program or register by downloading the brochure and registration form, available as a pdf.

The schedule of classes is as follows:

January 8, 2013
Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Program
Speaker: Jordan A. Thomas, Esquire
Labaton & Sucharow, Partner (New York, NY),
formerly SEC Di vision of Enforcement

January 22, 2013
Whistleblowers from Government and Defense
Counsel Perspectives
Speaker: Virginia A. Gibson, Esquire
Hogan Lovells, Partner (Philadelphia, PA)

February 5, 2013
Whistleblowing and Lawyer Professional
Responsibility
Speaker: The Honorable E. Norman Veasey
Former Chief Justice, Delaware Supreme Court
(retired), Weil, Gotshal & Manges, Partner
(Wilmington, DE)

February 19, 2013
Qui Tam Actions, Especially in the Pharma Industry
Speaker: Shauna B. Itri, Esquire
Berger & Montague, Associate (Philadelphia, PA)

March 19, 2013
U.S. Port Mortuary at Dover Air Force Base
Investigation
Speaker: Shirine Moazed, Esquire
Field Office Chief, U.S. Office of Special Counsel,
Investigation and Prosecution Division
(Washington, DC)

April 9, 2013
Interaction of Whistleblowing and Internal
Corporate Reporting and Compliance Systems
Speaker: Thomas L. Sager, Esquire
General Counsel, E. I. du Pont de Nemours
(Wilmington, DE)

April 23, 2013
Wrap-Up/Overview
Speaker: Kathleen Clark, Esquire
Washington University Law School, Professor
(St. Louis, MO)