New York, NY, July 01, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Jeff G. Hammel, Partner, Latham & Watkins LLP will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “Securities Law in 2014: Fraud-on-the-Market Theory Demystified LIVE Webcast.” This event is scheduled for July 1, 2014 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm (ET).
This course offers companies and organizations, an overview of the latest trends; critical issues and best practices with respect to Fraud-on-the-Market Theory in 2014.
· 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
· Compliance and best practices
· Up-to-minute regulatory updates
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 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 than three dozen shareholder class actions, derivative litigation and regulatory enforcement proceedings. Additionally, he has significant experience conducting internal investigations regarding their financial reporting, disclosures and internal control procedures.
Mr. Hammel is admitted to numerous federal district and appellate courts and 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 www.lw.com.
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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: http://theknowledgegroup.org