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Eli J. Richardson, Member, Bass, Berry & Sims to Speak at KC’s Legal Series: White Collar Crime Enforcement Issues Live Webcast

New York, NY, July 17, 2012 --( The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, announced that Eli J. Richardson, Member, Bass, Berry & Sims will speak at the KC’s webcast entitled: “Legal Series: White Collar Crime Enforcement Issues LIVE Webcast,” on July 17, 2012 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM ET.

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Event Synopsis:

White Collar Crimes continue to proliferate. 2011 saw record numbers of cases being brought against individuals and corporations and 2012 is already lining up to be another banner year. As an attorney, you must stay in the know in order to effectively represent your clients and prevail.

The Knowledge Congress is organizing a two-hour Live Webcast entitled Legal Series: White Collar Crime Enforcement Issues Live Webcast which will cover the following relevant topics.

- Significant Cases: Analysis and Lessons Learned
- Discovery & Litigation
- Expert Witnesses
- Winning Strategies
- Proactive Prevention
- Up-to-the-minute Legal Developments

About Eli J. Richardson

Eli Richardson is a Member of Bass, Berry & Sims PLC, focusing on compliance matters, conducting internal investigations, and defending clients under investigation by the Justice Department, Securities and Exchange Commission, Offices of Inspector General, and other enforcement agencies.

Prior to joining the firm, Eli served in several offices in the Justice Department during 12 years of government service. He held high-profile positions as a federal prosecutor and as a special agent with Federal Bureau of Investigation. In December 2009, he received the Director’s Award for superior performance by an Assistant U.S. Attorney. Eli also has overseas experience, including serving as DOJ’s Resident Legal Advisor in Belgrade, Serbia.

Eli began his legal career with six years in private practice. He is a graduate of Vanderbilt Law School and Duke University. He frequently speaks on topics involving white-collar enforcement and has published extensively in law reviews and legal practice publications.

About Bass, Berry & Sims

With more than 200 attorneys in four offices representing numerous publicly-traded and Fortune 500 companies, Bass, Berry & Sims PLC regularly handles major business transactions and litigation matters throughout the country. The firm has experience across the spectrum of regulatory and enforcement agencies and routinely handles matters involving the U.S. Department of Justice (including U.S. Attorneys’ Offices and the Federal Bureau of Investigation), state attorneys general, various Offices of Inspector General, and the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm's Compliance and Government Investigations practice group regularly conducts internal investigations, white-collar defense and compliance activities to manage client exposure before, during, and after governmental investigations in areas such as Healthcare Fraud and Abuse; Securities Fraud; Independent Regulatory Audits; Foreign Anti-Corruption/Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA); Employee Misconduct; Antitrust; Bank Fraud; Public Corruption; and Congressional Investigations.

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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