James P. Dowden, Partner, Ropes & Gray to Speak at KCís Anti-Corruption Programs for Private Equity Firms in 2013 Live Webcast
New York, NY, September 10, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced that James P. Dowden, Partner, Ropes & Gray will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “Anti-Corruption Programs for Private Equity Firms in 2013 LIVE Webcast.” This event is scheduled on October 3, 2013 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM ET.
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While the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) continue to increase investigations on financial institutions, private equity firms must continue to be vigilant with respect to Anti-Corruption issues. Firms need to have a thorough understanding of the current anti-corruption laws along with a thorough understanding of the FCPA.
During this Live webcast, a panel of key thought leaders will discuss anti–corruption compliance policy issues for private equity firms. They will also provide insight on the following:
-Recent developments of anti-corruption regulation and its impact on Private Equity Firms
-Key Issues on FCPA guidance
-Best Practices in Implementing and Maintaining Anti-Corruption Program
-Penalties and Liability of Non-Compliance
-Anti – Corruption Threats: Assessment, Evaluation and Alleviating the Risk
-Overview of the recent significant cases
-And a lot more!
Their presentation will be aired in a Live two-hour Webcast. They will also be available to answer your questions during the Q&A session.
About James P. Dowden
Jim Dowden is a member of Ropes & Gray's government enforcement practice group and co-coordinator of the firm's anti-corruption core practice. Jim concentrates his practice on advising organizations and individuals in a wide variety of investigations and enforcement proceedings brought by federal, state, and foreign government agencies. His practice focuses on white collar criminal, as well as civil and administrative matters. This includes advising clients on the growing number of fraud and FCPA enforcement matters. Prior to rejoining Ropes & Gray, Jim served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Economic Crimes and Public Corruption Units in the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Massachusetts, where he prosecuted corruption-related offenses as well as economic crimes and securities fraud matters. Jim also served a one-year clerkship with Associate Justice Stephen G. Breyer at the U.S. Supreme Court during the Court's 2004 term.
About Ropes & Gray
Ropes & Gray, a global law firm with more than 1,100 lawyers and professionals, has a rich history of achieving success for the world's leading businesses, educational institutions and technology innovators from offices in the world's major centers of business, finance, technology and government – Hong Kong, Shanghai, Tokyo, Seoul, London, New York, Washington, D.C., Boston, Chicago, San Francisco and Silicon Valley. The firm has consistently globally ranked practices in private equity, M&A, finance, investment management, hedge funds, life sciences, health care, intellectual property, litigation, securities litigation and government enforcement.
About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
The Knowledge Congress is a series of live webcasts produced by The Knowledge Group, LLC, which examine trends, regulatory, and technology changes across a variety of industries. Its mission is to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webcasts that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format.
The organization brings together the world's leading authorities and industry participants through informative two-hour webcasts to study the impact of changes and emerging trends. Hear from leading government officials/regulators, key thought leaders, and industry experts objectively analyze the latest trends and issues and their impact on industries. For further details, please visit the organization’s website: www.knowledgecongress.org.