New York, NY, January 04, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Lilly Goldman, CFA, Senior Consultant, NERA Economic Consulting will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “FERC's Enforcement Actions in Banking and Finance.” This event is scheduled for April 17, 2013 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm (ET).
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About Lilly Goldman, CFA
Ms. Goldman is an expert in the economics of financial markets with a particular focus on derivatives trading, commodities markets, and risk management. She specializes in reviewing complex trading strategies as part of regulatory compliance and risk assessments. Her litigation related work has involved, among other issues, analysis of allegations of market manipulation and uneconomic trading in various commodities markets, valuation of securities and derivatives, and analysis of structured products. Her advisory related work has involved developing risk-based compliance protocols for commodities trading, conducting compliance reviews of individual trading desks, and quantifying and assessing the downside risks of new trading strategies in multiple markets on a stand-alone and portfolio basis.
Ms. Goldman has served as an expert or assisted the expert with many major market manipulation inquiries, regulatory enforcement actions, and trading investigations by the CFTC, FERC, SEC, DOJ, exchanges, and civil plaintiffs. These cases have involved various commodity markets, securities, and interest rate derivatives. She has conducted extensive independent review of trading and market data for submission or presentation to regulators.
About NERA Economic Consulting
NERA Economic Consulting (www.nera.com) is a global firm of experts dedicated to applying economic, finance, and quantitative principles to complex business and legal challenges. For over half a century, NERA’s economists have been creating strategies, studies, reports, expert testimony, and policy recommendations for government authorities and the world’s leading law firms and corporations. With its main office in New York City, NERA serves clients from more than 20 offices across North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific.
It’s no secret that over the last few years, the financial industry has been struggling under the weight of regulatory compliance issues. Recently, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has moved into this arena, bringing enforcement actions against several financial institutions including Barclays, Deutche Bank, and JP Morgan. Financial institutions, whether large or small, engaged in trading, generating, or transmitting electrical power are now under FERC’s stringent scrutiny. Once proved that they are in violation of FERC rules, financial institutions face large fines and hefty penalties. Finance executives, internal audit, legal, risk management and especially compliance officers will need to work closely with the organization’s governing board and corporate counsel to understand the organization’s policies and ensure that they are in compliance with FERC rules.
The Knowledge Group is assembling a panel of distinguished experts who will share their opinions in a two-hour teleconference and webinar. They will discuss the substantive issues relating to FERC’s enforcement actions in the financial industry along with practical guidance to develop and implement an effective compliance program. A live interaction with the audience in a question and answer format is also included in this event.
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