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Jerome Tomas, Partner, Baker & McKenzie LLP to Speak at KC’s Legal Series: How to Effectively Deal with a SEC Investigation Live Webcast

New York, NY, March 08, 2012 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Jerome Tomas, Partner, Baker & McKenzie LLP will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “Legal Series: How to Effectively Deal with a SEC Investigation.” This event is scheduled for April 24, 2012 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm (ET).

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About Jerome Tomas

Jerome focuses his practice on international securities and white collar enforcement matters, including internal investigations, government investigations and enforcement actions, as well as in the areas of corporate compliance and transactional advisory. Jerome regularly handles enforcement investigations before the United States Department of Justice, various United States Attorneys Offices, the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Commodities Futures Trading Commission, as well as internal investigations.

Prior to joining Baker & McKenzie, Jerome was a Senior Attorney in the SEC’s Division of Enforcement, where he investigated, litigated, and tried alleged violations of the federal securities laws and worked closely with several U.S. Attorneys’ Offices on parallel investigations. Mr. Tomas also has experience handing matters with regulatory examination staffs, including working with the SEC’s Division of Market Regulation on its mutual fund trading practices sweep and allegations of commodities and securities manipulation.

About Baker & McKenzie LLP

Baker & McKenzie’s Securities Litigation & Enforcement practice helps clients worldwide navigate regulatory investigations and enforcement actions and defend civil litigation and federal/state criminal charges when necessary. We draw upon our attorneys' diverse backgrounds in securities regulation, enforcement and dispute resolution to advise and represent public companies and their officers and directors in class actions, derivative lawsuits, SEC investigations and non-class securities litigation. We also represent brokerage and investment firms, financial advisors, mutual funds, financial institutions, accounting firms and other professionals in civil and administrative actions relating to securities issuance and transactions. Our securities practitioners, including attorneys formerly with the SEC and U.S. Attorneys Office, provide clients with effective advice to help evaluate critical business decisions. The firm’s international reach is invaluable to multinational companies vulnerable to regulatory scrutiny in the U.S. and abroad. We have extensive experience counseling and representing both U.S. multinational and non-U.S. companies in private SEC-related litigation and government regulatory investigations.

Event Synopsis:

Companies take precautionary efforts in order to be in compliant with SEC rules. But let’s admit it. Mistakes can happen and attorneys must work closely with their clients to help their clients navigate an investigation with minimal damage.

In a two-hour live webcast, a panel of thought leaders and key experts being assembled by The Knowledge Group will offer valuable insight as to how to effectively deal with a SEC investigation. This live webcast will provide a thorough and in-depth analysis of regulatory updates, investigation process, and significant sanctions.

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