From the 2010 News Archive
SEC Inspector General to Speak about Madoff Scandal Feb. 25
Join us as H. David Kotz
, Inspector General of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), speaks about the Bernard Madoff investment scandal, why the SEC failed to uncover it sooner, and how such incidents can be prevented through future SEC reform, on Feb. 25 at the University of Maryland BioPark. The discussion, “The Madoff Scandal: Why the SEC Failed to Uncover It and How It Can Identify the Next One” will be held in the Discover Auditorium of the BioPark Life Sciences Conference Center (801 W. Baltimore Street) at 5:15 p.m. The lecture is free and open to the public and will be followed by a reception.
Paid parking for the UMB BioPark Conference Center is available in the BioPark garage at 1 N. Poppleton Street.
Inspector General Kotz, who has served in his position in the SEC Office since 2007, leads a distinguished team of auditors, investigators, program evaluators and administrative staff in the Office’s efforts to uphold the effectiveness, efficiency, and integrity of the SEC. Prior to becoming the Inspector General of the SEC, Kotz served as the Inspector General for the Peace Corps, where he oversaw the internal operations of Peace Corps programs in Washington, D.C, at 11 regional offices, and nearly 70 countries around the world.
The event is sponsored by the Business Law Society
, which exists to provide networking, educational, and career opportunities in an encouraging environment, allowing University of Maryland law students to gain practical knowledge of areas of business law, to meet other students with similar interests, and to gain insight from practicing lawyers in all areas of business law.
Posted by Carrie Oleynik