New York, NY, October 01, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Maureen A. Young, Partner, Financial Institutions Corporate and Regulatory Group, Co-Chair, Privacy and Security Group, Bingham McCutchen LLP will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “Understanding OFAC Issues in 2012.” This event is scheduled for Wednesday, November 16, 2011 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm (ET).
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About Maureen Young
Maureen regularly advises on compliance with the USA PATRIOT Act, Bank Secrecy Act and Office of Foreign Assets Control requirements; federal/state law preemption issues; privacy, data protection and security matters; Fair Credit Reporting Act compliance; Foreign Corrupt Practices Act matters; Right to Financial Privacy and Freedom of Information Act requests; Regulation E, payment card and stored value card issues; e-commerce and E-Sign compliance; a wide variety of cyberlaw issues such as information security breach, anti-spam compliance and identity theft matters; and protection of critical infrastructure information and other Homeland Security Issues. She is also Bingham’s privacy administrator.
With respect to commercial technology matters, Maureen structures and negotiates a wide variety of commercial technology agreements, including licensing and development agreements, technology acquisitions, strategic alliances, and major outsourcing arrangements. She also advises on both domestic and offshore outsourcing agreements and vendor management issues, conducts Web site reviews, and advises on e-commerce matters.
Before joining Bingham in 2003, Maureen was assistant general counsel in Bank of America’s Legal Department in the Regulatory and Corporate Services Group. During her 10-year tenure with Bank of America, she worked on many of Bank of America’s major acquisitions, strategic initiatives, regulatory matters and compliance initiatives, including community development programs and internal investigations. She represented Bank of America in numerous major technology transactions. She also served as Bank of America’s lead in-house counsel in its acquisition of a private telecommunications network with multiple carriers for interstate and intrastate services.
About Bingham McCutchen LLP
Bingham's market-leading practices are focused on global financial services firms and Fortune 100 companies. The firm has 1,100 lawyers in 13 offices in the U.S., Europe and Asia, including New York, London, Frankfurt, Tokyo and Hong Kong. It also has a significant East Coast/West Coast presence in the United States.
Bingham invested extensively in talent; expanded selectively in global financial centers; earned a reputation as a go-to firm in key disciplines; and developed a workplace that has been widely and repeatedly recognized as one of the best - since 2005, the firm has been one of the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For.
For more information about Maureen Young and Bingham McCutchen LLP please visit: http://www.bingham.com/
Compliance with the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) regulations remains a significant challenge for most companies. With assets located all over the world, OFAC compliance can be complex, putting companies at risk for violating U.S. economic and trade sanctions programs.
In this two-hour Live Webcast, the Knowledge Group will walk you through the most significant issues which may arise in the context of OFAC compliance and how to mitigate these risks to avoid sanctions violations and enforcement actions.
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.