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Kip Nesmith, Partner, Burr and Forman to Speak at the Knowledge Group’s Financial Reporting and Fraud Live Webcast

New York, NY, August 27, 2014 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Kip Nesmith, Partner, Burr and Forman will speak at the Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Financial Reporting and Fraud Live Webcast.” This event is scheduled for December 9, 2014 from 3:00pm – 5:00pm (ET).

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About Kip Nesmith
Kip has broad experience in general commercial and securities litigation, ranging from complex contractual disputes and business interference claims to defending individual and class-wide insurance, annuity and securities fraud cases, lender liability cases, mass tort cases, and shareholder derivative actions. Much of Kip's recent work in the financial services industry includes the defense of customer claims on issues of suitability and selling away, defending trust institutions and trust officers in breach of trust actions and extensive representation of both financial advisors and broker-dealers with respect to non-compete and non-solicit agreements and injunctive relief actions.

About Burr and Forman
For over a century, Burr & Forman LLP’s experienced legal team has served clients with local, national and international interests in numerous industry and practice areas, ranging from commercial litigation and class actions to corporate transactions, including bankruptcy and restructurings. A Southeast regional firm with nearly 300 attorneys and 9 offices in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi and Tennessee, Burr & Forman LLP's attorneys draw from a diverse range of resources to help clients achieve their goals and address their complex legal needs. For more information, visit the firm’s website at

Event Synopsis:

Financial crimes involving fraud are becoming ever-more sophisticated and widespread. Companies need to be hyper vigilant in detecting and preventing fraud as they face losses from the fraud itself and the fallout from lawsuits initiated by customers suffering. In this two-hour live webcast, our panel of experts will provide insights on detecting and preventing fraud. Speakers will also conduct a thorough discussion on the most critical issues, including:

- Increased Penalties for Certain Fraud Offenses and recent amendments to fraud guidelines.
- Online fraud and online fraud prevention tools
- Recent Fraud Trends and Cases
- Effective strategies to protect your company from fraud
- Importance of raising awareness to mitigate potential fraud
- Up to the minute regulatory developments

Stay informed! Join this live webcast and hear their panel of thought leaders as they provide insight on financial fraud, along with training and other best practices for managing potential risk that may occur.

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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