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Sharie Brown, Partner, DLA Piper to Speak at KC’s Webcast "FCPA Actions and New Compliance Guidelines: Are You Prepared?"


New York, NY, April 21, 2011 --(PR.com)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Sharie Brown, Partner, DLA Piper will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “FCPA Actions and New Compliance Guidelines - Are You Prepared?” This event is scheduled for August 25, 2011 at 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM ET.

For further details, please visit: http://knowledgecongress.org/event_2011_FCPA.html

Event Synopsis:

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.

About Sharie Brown

Sharie Brown is Litigation Partner and Chair of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), Anti-Corruption and Corporate Compliance practice group at DLA Piper, in Washington, DC. Ms. Brown represents audit committees and corporate management in private and public corporations before relevant government agencies, and conducts internal investigations, compliance audits and transactional due diligence worldwide in the areas of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), OFAC compliance and export controls, corporate ethics and compliance, World Bank procurement frauds, Economic Espionage Act (EEA) and USA Patriot Act anti-money laundering.

About DLA Piper

With 3,500 lawyers located in 29 countries and 71 offices throughout Asia, Europe, the Middle East and the US, DLA Piper is positioned to help companies with their legal needs anywhere in the world.

For more information about Sharie Brown and DLA Piper, please visit: http://www.dlapiper.com/us/

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: www.knowledgecongress.org.

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Thomas LaPointe, Jr., Executive Director
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