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Vedder Thinking | Events John H. Eickemeyer, Steven R. Berger and Junaid A. Zubairi to Present at 2016 ALI CLE Accountants' Liability Program


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September 22-23, 2016

Vedder Price Shareholders John H. Eickemeyer, Steven R. Berger and Junaid A. Zubairi will participate in the American Law Institute's Continuing Legal Education program "Accountants' Liability 2016: Emerging Challenges Facing the Profession," on September 22–23 in Washington, DC.

Mr. Eickemeyer is once again serving as a Planning Chair of this year’s conference. In addition, he will participate in the session "Litigating an Accountants' Liability Case: Hear from Plaintiff and Defense Counsel" on the Defense Panel and will speak on "Reciprocal Discipline by States: Follow-on Actions by States after PCAOB, SEC, and Civil Actions," later in the program.

Mr. Berger's session, "Emerging Ethical Issues," will focus on the evolving ethical issues in advising accounting firm clients on document retention, discovery compliance and information requests as well as confidentiality. Mr. Zubairi's session, "SEC and the Profession," will examine current enforcement initiatives and trends, including activity in the pre-Wells stage, handling increased requests to present white papers and how to deal with these issues in a strategic manner.

For more information on the 2016 program, please visit the ALI CLE website.


Junaid A. Zubairi


John H. Eickemeyer


Steven R. Berger