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The Bar Association of San Francisco presents
The Watchful Eye of Congress

November 29, 2019: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
MCLE Credits - 1 H

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Untitled Document

What You Should Know About How Congress Conducts Oversight and Investigations


Reginald Brown, WilmerHale
Former Associate Counsel to President G.W. Bush

Brian No, Head of Public Policy, Spin
Former Prof. Staff Member on the Senate Commerce Committee (RM Bill Nelson-D-FL)

Charles Yi, Partner, Arnold & Porter
Former GC of FDIC and Staff Director and Chief Counsel of Senate Banking Committee

Peter S. Hyun, Partner, Wiley Rein LLP
Former Chief Counsel to U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein, Ranking Member on the Senate Judiciary Committee

With a new Democratic majority in the House, investigations are humming at a breakneck pace, including on topics such as: data privacy, antitrust, the Internet of Things, social media platform liability, drug pricing, theft of trade secrets, economic espionage (with a focus on China), climate change, and of course, the White House and the Administration. So what do you do when Congress comes knocking? This panel will address the ABC's of congressional investigations, and how every industry should have a fundamental understanding of the similarities- and dissimilarities- between congressional investigations and other law enforcement investigations.

• An examination of Congress' investigative powers, including on the topics below
• "Techlash": data privacy, antitrust, the Internet of Things, "fake news," platform liability
• Drug pricing
• Theft of trade secrets / economic espionage with a focus on China
• Environmental protection and climate change
• Use of executive authority by the White House and the Administration


Online Only


Program: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Event Code: R190092

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