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8 Ways to Spot a Liar

Join us for a one of a kind presentation that uncovers the seminal investigation of Wall Street by the FBI and SEC with retired Agent David A. Chaves. Learn how the FBI uncovered the biggest insider trading fraud in U.S history and the challenges in bringing charges as well as the sophisticated techniques used to change an industry. Learn how the epidemic of insider trading led to a revival of the same industry through partnership with the FBI.

  • Learn how insider trading became the FBI’s top White Collar priority

  • Learn why the FBI turned to wire taps and recruitment of cooperators

  • Gain a greater understanding the dynamic partnership between the FBI, SEC and other regulators

  • Hear firsthand about the redemption of a fallen industry

  • Learn about the psychology of the insider trader: Bias optimism, behaviors, and tendencies

About the Evening

Join us for cocktails with one of the best views of Tampa Bay. That's followed by a delicious meal with great dinner conversation.

5:15 pm - Networking Social (Cash Bar)
6:00 pm - Dinner and Program
7:30 pm - Meeting Concludes

Parking Information
Convenient parking is available in the garage located on Tampa Street, connected to Bank of America building via skybridge. Please bring parking ticket to club where it will be stamped to receive our preferred parking rate. Parking after 4:30 pm and on weekends is free.

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Wednesday, March 21, 2018
5:15 PM - 7:30 PM


The Tampa Club
41st Floor
101 E Kennedy Blvd
Tampa   FL   33602
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Speaker Profiles


Supervisory Special Agent David A. Chaves (retired) was a senior FBI Official assigned to the New York Division for twenty years. He served as the securities fraud program manager for the most visible securities cases prosecuted over the last decade. He is widely recognized as the chief strategist in coordinating these complex white collar investigations and for infiltrating corrupt participants in the hedge fund industry through the use of sophisticated techniques, undercover operations, and wire taps.

He is a securities fraud subject matter expert and lectures to audiences around the world on securities fraud, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), compliance/regulation, best practices, leadership, and cyber threats to the financial industry. David has led delegations in foreign countries on behalf of FBI and State Department to assist judges and prosecutors on “rule of law” and protection of fundamental human rights. Prior to joining the FBI he became the youngest Detective Sergeant in the State of Massachusetts and the first policeman to become an attorney and member of the MA Bar. He had a civil litigation practice in MA.

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