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Dorothy D. Mehta, Special Counsel, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP to Speak at the Knowledge Group’s Hot Topics in National Futures Association Audits 2014 Live Webcast

New York, NY, August 15, 2014 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Dorothy D. Mehta, Special Counsel, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP will speak at the Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Hot Topics in National Futures Association Audits 2014.” This event is scheduled for October 6, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm (ET).

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About Dorothy D. Mehta

Dorothy D. Mehta is Special Counsel in the Firm’s Financial Services Department, concentrating her practice on alternative investment matters. Ms. Mehta has extensive experience representing investment advisers to hedge funds and managed accounts, commodity pool operators and commodity trading advisors. Her practice includes the structuring, formation and operation of a variety of alternative investments products, including U.S. and non-U.S. hedge funds, hybrid funds, funds-of-funds, and commodity pools (both privately- and publicly-offered), and the establishment of separately managed account arrangements.

Ms. Mehta also regularly advises clients on CFTC and SEC registration and related compliance requirements (including with the rules and by-laws of the National Futures Association), as well as on matters pertaining to the Dodd-Frank Act, the Commodity Exchange Act and federal securities laws generally.

Because of her work with public commodity pools, Ms. Mehta has significant exposure to securities offerings registered under the Securities Act and the issuers registered under the Exchange Act as well as dealing with the CFTC and NFA rules relating to public and private commodity pools. Ms. Mehta has also worked extensively with securities-type managers on fund structuring and SEC regulatory compliance matters. With recent Dodd-Frank amendments to the commodities laws, she has been significantly involved with private equity funds, registered investment companies and structured finance vehicles in their transition to CFTC regulation.

Ms. Mehta is a member of the Managed Fund Association’s CTA/CPO Forum and a member of the Education and Best Practices Committee of the New York Hedge Fund Roundtable.

Ms. Mehta received her J.D. in 2004 from Fordham University School of Law and an A.B. in 1999 from Cornell University.

About Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

Established in New York in 1792, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP is a leading advisor to corporations and financial institutions, providing innovative solutions to complex legal issues. With offices in strategically located financial and governmental centers, the firm is well positioned to offer top-flight services to clients conducting business across the globe.

Event Synopsis:

In this two hour live webcast, The Knowledge Group organized a panel of thought leaders and professionals that will provide an in-depth discussion on the latest trends and issues with regards to the National Futures Association audits.

Some of the major topics that will be covered in this course are:

− Frequency of NFA Audits
− How to Prepare for an Audit
− Practice Tips for During and After the Audit
− Areas of Focus
− Common Deficiencies on NFA Audits
− Latest issues and trends

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

The Knowledge Group, LLC 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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