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The Knowledge Congress Has Scheduled a Live Webcast FCPA Actions and New Compliance Guidelines: Are You Prepared

New York, NY, April 13, 2011 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, announced today that it has scheduled a live webcast entitled FCPA Actions and New Compliance Guidelines : Are You Prepared?. This two-hour event is scheduled on August 25, 2011 at 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM ET.

In November 2010, the joint effort of DOJ and the SEC has resolved several investigations wherein international companies pleaded guilty to the violation of anti-bribery provisions under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). With these latest FCPA actions in mind, foreign companies as well as their subsidiaries and affiliates face considerable challenges in creating and implementing effective FCPA compliance guidelines.

In live webcast, the Knowledge Group is assembling a panel of distinguished thought leaders and key regulators to help foreign companies and others which are bound to abide by the FCPA understand new compliance guidelines.

Companies and their executive team may have to completely overhaul their compliance guidelines to prevent their business from falling into the pitfalls of FCPA actions.

Speakers/Faculty Panel

Thierry Olivier Desmet, Assistant Regional Director, FCPA Unit, Enforcement Division, U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission

Sharie A. Brown, Partner/Chair, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), Anti-Corruption and Corporate Compliance Practice, DLA Piper

Kevin Bennett, Executive Director, Advisory Services – Forensics & Litigation, Grant Thornton LLP

For an updated list of the faculty panel, please visit:

About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series

The Knowledge Congress was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars 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. To contact or register to an event, please visit:

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