New York, NY, July 26, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Kimberly A. Ball, Counsel, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “FCPA in 2014 & Beyond Live Webcast.” This event is scheduled for Friday, August 8, 2014 @ 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM (ET).
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About Kimberly A. Ball
Kimberly A. Ball represents clients in international investigations relating to regulatory violations and in a variety of civil and criminal matters.
Ms. Ball’s practice includes representing individuals and corporations in international investigations relating to federal criminal and regulatory enforcement actions, including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the Bank Secrecy Act, and export control and sanctions. She also represents clients in complex civil litigation matters and white-collar defense at both the federal and state levels, and assists clients with legal issues surrounding extradition proceedings. Ms. Ball has represented companies in international FCPA investigations and enforcement actions in the oil and gas industry, managed international internal investigations and provided FCPA compliance advice. She also supervises of a team of attorneys conducting an internal investigation in South America.
About Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP has broad experience representing clients on matters in which the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), UK Bribery Act and other antibribery issues may arise. More than 45 members of the firm have experience with the FCPA and the Bribery Act, including through representing clients in criminal and civil litigation, conducting internal company investigations, counseling in proposed business transactions and developing, implementing and reviewing corporate anticorruption compliance policies and procedures.
The constant evolution of national security and foreign policy priorities, along with changes in social, political and economic conditions, can generate shifting government expectations and regulatory standards and often increases risks for companies with international business interests. As a law firm with global reach, Akin Gump assists companies with transactions around the world.
In a two hour live webcast, a panel of thought leaders and practitioners assembled by The Knowledge Group will discuss the significant and latest issues with respect to the latest FCPA challenges in 2014 & Beyond.
Some of the major topics that will be covered in this course are:
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act 2014: an overview
Emerging trends, issues and related cases
Penalties for non-compliance
Mitigate potential pitfalls and other best practices
Up-to-minute 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: http://theknowledgegroup.org/