New York, NY, December 21, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Dr. Graeme Hunter, Vice President and Co-Chair of NERA’s White Collar Criminal Litigation, Investigations, and Compliance Practice, NERA Economic Consulting will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “FCPA 2014: Compliance Initiatives and Trends.” This event is scheduled for March 26, 2014 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm (ET).
For further details, please visit: http://www.knowledgecongress.org/event_2014_FCPA_2014_Compliance.html
About Dr. Graeme Hunter
Dr. Graeme Hunter is Co-Chair of NERA's White Collar Criminal Litigation, Investigations, and Compliance Practice a member of NERA's Antitrust Practice. He is a leader of NERA's work on Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and other bribery-related cases. He has assessed the proper calculation of fines and penalties for clients being investigated by the US Department of Justice and Securities and Exchange Commission and has worked on mediation of disputes between competitors related to bribery charges. He also works extensively on antitrust issues, particularly on analysis of the competitive effects of mergers and the effects of alleged anticompetitive behavior, assessing liability and damages. Dr. Hunter earned his BA in economics and philosophy from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, and an MA and a PhD in economics from New York University.
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 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 25 offices across North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific.
In a two hour live webcast, a panel of thought leaders and practitioners assembled by The Knowledge Group will discuss the significant issues and latest insights on what to do once your company or client is at risk of an FCPA investigation:
• The nature of negotiations with the SEC and DOJ for FCPA settlements
• How to calculate the gain from the alleged bribe for determining DOJ and SEC fine amounts
• Other factors that can significantly affect fine amounts
• How to manage an investigation and the risks and benefits of self-reporting
• Factors which can significantly change the nature of FCPA liability
• DOJ expectations and enforcement actions for 2014, and recent regulatory updates
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