Mark Your Calendar: SEC Enforcement Chief Leads Internet Fraud Discussion

The focus of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Historical Society’s inaugural “Fireside Chat” for 2006 is online fraud and the use of the Internet to perpetrate insider trading, market manipulations, and other securities violations. The free, one-hour, program will be broadcast live and online between 3:00 and 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time, on Tuesday, March 28, 2006, at www.sechistorical.org.


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John Reed Stark, Chief of the Office of Internet Enforcement at the SEC, will discuss online fraud with Professor Theresa A. Gabaldon, Professor of Law and Carville Dickinson Benson Research Professor of Law at the George Washington University Law School. Stark was appointed to direct the Internet Office, which is part of the SEC’s Division of Enforcement, in 1995. The Division of Enforcement investigates and prosecutes securities violations, specializing in those that involve technology.

Questions may be submitted for the Online Fraud Fireside Chat and should be submitted to c.rosati@sechistorical.org by March 24.

The SEC Historical Society is a non-profit organization, independent of, and separate from, the U.S. SEC. The Society preserves and shares SEC and securities history through a virtual museum and archive. Past Fireside Chats from 2004 and 2005 are archived in the virtual museum for on-demand listening.


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