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Jeff G. Hammel, Partner, Latham & Watkins LLP to Speak at KC’s Securities Law in 2014: Fraud-on-the-Market Theory Demystified Live Webcast

New York, NY, April 24, 2014 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced that Jeff G. Hammel, Partner, Latham & Watkins LLP will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ upcoming webcast entitled: “Securities Law in 2014: Fraud-on-the-Market Theory Demystified LIVE Webcast.” This event is scheduled for Monday, June 30, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (ET).

Event Synopsis:

This webcast offers companies and organizations an overview of the latest trends in securities litigation, including recent court decisions and critical issues.

In a two-hour live webcast, the speakers will discuss:
· 2014 Fraud-on-the-market theory: an overview
· Recent related cases and lessons learned
· Significant trends, issues and impacts
· Strategies going forward

About Jeff G. Hammel

Jeff Hammel is a partner in the New York office of Latham & Watkins. He is a member of the Litigation Department and global Co-chair of Latham’s Securities Litigation and Professional Liability Practice. He was named “one of the nation’s leading securities litigation attorneys” by The Legal 500 US. Mr. Hammel regularly represents major financial institutions, accounting firms and Fortune 500 companies, boards of directors, board committees and individuals. He has defended more dozens of shareholder class actions and derivative actions, winning many of them at the motion to dismiss stage. Additionally, he has significant experience handling regulatory investigations and internal investigations regarding their financial reporting, disclosures and internal control procedures.

Mr. Hammel is a member of the American Bar Association’s Securities Litigation Committee and Subcommittee on Broker-Dealer Litigation. He is co-author of the treatise Federal Securities Litigation: Commentary and Forms, A Deskbook for the Practitioner (2nd edition).

About Latham & Watkins LLP

Latham & Watkins LLP is a leading global law firm dedicated to working with clients to help them achieve their business goals and overcome legal challenges anywhere in the world. The firm has earned considerable market recognition based on a record of landmark matters and a unified culture of innovation and collaboration. From a global platform of offices covering the world’s major financial, business and regulatory centers, the firm’s lawyers help clients succeed. For more information, visit

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About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series

The Knowledge Group 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:
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