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January 30, 2004

Press Contact: Allegra Young, UT Law, 512-471-7330
Press/Event Contact: Michael Esposito, Assistant Dean for Continuing Legal Education, UT Law, 512- 232-1174

CLE Conference, Feb. 19-20: Dean Powers, SEC Commissioner Glassman, Attorney Lerach
to Speak on Securities Regulation at Dallas Conference

AUSTIN, Texas — Leading figures in the securities sector will speak at The University of Texas School of Law’s 2004 Securities Regulation and Business Law Problems Conference, February 19-20, in Dallas, Texas. Speakers include SEC Commissioner Cynthia Glassman and securities class-action lawyer, William Lerach. William Powers and William McLucas of the Special Investigative Committee of the Board of Directors of Enron will join Thomas Roberts, Chairman of the Corporate Department at Weil, Gotshal & Manges, LLP, in a panel discussion on internal investigations. Other notable speakers include the senior counsel from General Electric, MCI and EDS.

The 2004 Securities Regulation and Business Law Problems Conference will cover executive compensation, director and officer liability, going private, and raising money without registration. Keynote luncheon presentations include William Lerach’s “The New Landscape for Class Actions” and Commissioner Glassman’s view from the SEC. Sponsored by The University of Texas Law School’s Continuing Legal Education Office, information about the conference is available at www.utcle.org or by calling (512) 475-6700. This conference is co-sponsored by The Fort Worth District Office of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, The Texas State Securities Board, and The Business Law Section of the State Bar of Texas.

The Office of Continuing Legal Education (CLE) at The University of Texas School of Law is one of the oldest and most distinguished providers of professional education to law graduates in the country. Some of the law school's major Continuing Legal Education programs, such as Mortgage Lending, Immigration and Nationality Law, Products Liability & Personal Injury, and Taxation, have been offered continuously for more than 25 years.