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Andrew J. Lorentz, Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP to Speak at KCís FFIEC Authentication Guidance Examination in 2012: Are You Prepared? LiveWebcast

New York, NY, December 23, 2011 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced that Andrew J. Lorentz, Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “FFIEC Authentication Guidance Examination in 2012: Are You Prepared?” This event is scheduled on March 8, 2012 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM ET.

For more information about this event and to register, please visit the event homepage:

About Andy Lorentz

Andrew Lorentz focuses his practice on retail financial services. He is particularly knowledgeable regarding mobile and other electronic payment systems and is a frequent speaker at industry events. Mr. Lorentz also has extensive experience with a wide variety of other transactions and regulatory matters both in the United States and abroad, including the Electronic Fund Transfer Act, Regulation E, Truth-in-Lending, Regulation Z, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Federal Trade Commission Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, federal and state banking regulation, state money transmission and licensed lending laws, payment network rules, unclaimed property laws, the Bank Secrecy Act, FDIC insurance, and E-SIGN. Mr. Lorentz’s clients include major financial institutions, technology companies, and national retailers, which he counsels on financial regulation, billing and payment systems issues.

About Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, a national business and litigation law firm representing businesses throughout the United States and around the world, was founded in 1908 on a simple guiding principle: to provide clients with high-value legal services customized to their particular needs. With approximately 500 lawyers in nine offices spread across the United States and in China, we advise clients in industries ranging from financial services to media and communications to health care on the full scope of transactional and regulatory issues they face. Our primary practice areas include Finance and Commercial Transactions; Digital Media and Entertainment; Communications; Labor and Employment; Business Transactions; Litigation; Energy; Health Care; and Life Sciences.

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Event Synopsis:

As a result of the release of the 2011 Supplement to the Authentication in a Internet Banking Environment Guidance by The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC), banks and financial institutions are now preparing for 2012 exams during which they will be evaluated against enhanced requirements for online banking security. To help companies in preparing for the 2012 FFIEC Authentication Guidance Examination, the Knowledge Group has assembled a panel of key regulators and thought leaders to help them navigate through the compliance issues in terms of risk-based assessments, layered security to mitigate online fraud, and improved customer and employee fraud awareness. Speakers will also offer valuable insights on the fraud trends in 2012 and how to protect your firm.

FFIEC Authentication Guidance Examination in 2012: Are You Prepared? Live Webcast is a must attend webcast for finance executives and risk and compliance officers involved in preventing online fraud. The program will cover the topics above along with a Q&A panel in which the attendees will be invited to ask the speakers questions.
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:

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