Bailouts, Banking and Busts = Fraud, Forensics and Opportunity?

November 18, 2008
Financial Executives International

The Union League Club, New York, NY

Rick Morris participated in a Financial Executives International panel on the U.S. government's bailout entitled "Bailouts, Banking and Busts = Fraud, Forensics and Opportunity?."

Topics discussed:

  • Issues, Opportunities and Ethics of the Federal "Bailout Bill"
  • White Collar Crime in the Financial Services Industry
  • Sub Prime Mortgage Banking Issues
  • Mark-to-Market Valuations

Panelists included:

  • Philip Kleckner, Director, M&K Rosenfarb's Business Crimes Group
  • Robert Brodegaard, Partner, Thompson Knight
  • Eileen Xethalis, Director, CFO Consulting Partners LLC
  • Ray Weisner, Valuation Research Corporation
  • Stephen Grace, President, H.S. Grace & Company
  • Rick Morris, Partner, Herrick, Feinstein LLP


  • Al Clapp, chair of Financial Planning Committee, FEI