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Financial Institutions Enforcement

May 4 - 5, 2023 Greenwich, Connecticut
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The Steering Committee welcomes 48 leading attorneys and senior in-house counsel personally selected from across the United States, and a select few from the United Kingdom and Europe, who are at the forefront of financial institution litigation. During the Sessions, high-level discussions are conducted between lawyers at banks who deal with enforcement matters and the major law firms who advise them.

Using candid, seminar-style discussions at this annual meeting, the group shares the most pressing issues they face on behalf of their clients or companies. Participants examine trends and developments in every jurisdiction to learn how others address these problems and work together to identify solutions. The group also has the opportunity to have meaningful discussions with key players from the Department of Justice and other regulatory bodies.

2023 Steering Committee

This elite group, comprised of experts in the field, personally nominates all invitees and develops the Agenda, which forms the basis of our discussions.

Committee Co-Chairs

  • Parvin Daphne Moyne Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP New York, NY
  • Andrew Stemmer Deputy Global Head & Americas Head of Litigation and Regulatory Enforcement Deutsche Bank New York, NY

    Andrew Stemmer is Deutsche Bank’s Deputy Global Head and Americas Head of Litigation & Regulatory Enforcement Group, and a Managing Director. Andrew has been at Deutsche Bank since 2013, prior to which he was associated with the law firm Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP, where he focused on securities, complex commercial disputes and bankruptcy.

Committee Members

  • Marc P. Berger Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP New York, NY
  • Ewan Brown Slaughter and May London
  • Jenna M. Dabbs Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP New York, NY
  • John M. Driscoll III Head – Litigation, Enforcement & Investigations Société Générale New York, NY

    John Driscoll is Managing Director, Senior Counsel and Head of Litigation, Enforcement & Investigations for Société Générale in New York.  He has responsibility for litigation and governmental and internal investigations for SocGen and affiliates in the Americas.  This business includes SocGen’s New York branch activity, as well as the activities of its Broker-Dealer, Futures Commission Merchant, and US-registered Swap Dealer.  John has been involved in the full range of litigation and enforcement matters affecting financial institutions, both US-focused and internationally.  Prior to joining SocGen, John was a litigator at Debevoise & Plimpton.  He clerked for the Hon. John M. Walker, Jr., of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and received his law degree from Columbia Law School, where he was a James Kent Scholar and Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar.  He received his undergraduate degree from Hamilton College.

  • Krista M. Ellis Head of Litigation, Enforcement, and Investigations Crédit Agricole Corporate & Investment Bank New York, NY
  • Nola B. Heller Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP New York, NY
  • Matthew J. Hoefling Counsel Senior Manager Wells Fargo & Company Charlotte, NC
    • Graduate of the University of Notre Dame.
    • Graduate of Notre Dame Law School.
    • Law Clerk to the Honorable Richard L. Voorhees- Federal District Court Judge for the Western District of North Carolina.
    • Associate at Jones Day in Washington DC.
    • Assistant United States Attorney- Western District of North Carolina.
    • Partner at McGuireWoods.
    • Managing Counsel- Enforcement and Government Investigations- Wells Fargo (current).
  • Eric Stupp Bär & Karrer AG Zurich
  • Alexander J. Willscher Sullivan & Cromwell LLP New York, NY

Forum Director

  • Shóna Fox Senior Forum Director Cambridge Forums Vancouver, BC [email protected] M: +1 437 223 4354

    Shona graduated from the University College Dublin with a Bachelor’s Degree in English and Spanish. She has a background in medical, insurance and financial administration. In her spare time, Shona loves to travel and enjoys planning trips all around the world.

CONNECT. ENGAGE. EXCEL. This is a different event, unlike any you've attended

Built on genuine interactions and spontaneous connections, the Forum is a unique opportunity for practical discussions among preeminent lawyers, from leading law firms and banks from the United States and Europe, who specialize in financial institutions enforcement.

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The Steering Committee would like to thank the following sponsor for their continued support of the Forum on Financial Institutions Enforcement.

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