New York, NY, January 14, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Tara M. Lee, Co-chair of Global Investigation, DLA Piper LLP will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled “Uncovering the Secrets to Starting a Cross-Border Investigation: What Companies Need to Know in 2015 LIVE Webcast,” This event is scheduled for May 14, 2015 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm (ET).
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About Tara M. Lee
Tara Lee is global chair of DLA Piper's Cross Border Litigation practice, and with Senator George Mitchell, heads the firm’s Global Investigations practice. She is a leading trial litigator and investigations counsel in the United States.
Ms. Lee has significant trial and appellate experience, and has represented a broad range of clients in cases involving contract and tort disputes, white collar and regulatory defense, government contracts litigation, anti-corruption matters and global investigations. Her investigations and litigation practice include some of the highest profile FCPA and qui tam investigations brought by the Department of Justice.
About DLA Piper LLP
With over 70 offices in over 35 countries, DLA Piper is a global law firm with 4,200 lawyers worldwide. It provides its clients with legal and business solutions locally, regionally and internationally using integrated teams of lawyers with experience that spans a broad range of disciplines. DLA Piper is widely recognized for its pioneering approach and extensive geographic reach, which enables the practice to look after the business issues that matter to its clients - whether they are large or small. Clients of DLA Piper include single-owner startups, local and household name companies, multinationals, financial institutions, FTSE and Fortune 500 enterprises and their subsidiaries, public bodies and governments.
Companies operating internationally face a conflicting and confusing set of foreign and domestic legal and regulatory requirements. Agencies regulating financial services are increasingly co-operating to scrutinize such companies. The potential risk of non-compliance increases with global integration of financial transactions and markets. These include the Financial Services Authority in the UK, the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) in Germany, the Swiss Financial Markets Supervisory Authority (FINMA), and the Hong Kong Monetary Authority; among others. Additionally, the extra-territorial application of a variety of U.S. laws, such as the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, and the RICO mandate a coordinated, global approach when a company responds to an incident or inquiry. Companies operating in multiple jurisdictions simultaneously face unique challenges when conducting internal investigations, and steps taken at the outset require thoughtful attention to those issues.
During this two hour webinar, sponsored by The Knowledge Group, a panel of skilled practitioners will share lessons learned and help the audience in Un-covering the Secrets to Starting a Cross-Border Investigation.
This 2-hour webcast will discuss the following key provisions:
· Recent Cross-Border Claims
· Cross-Border Investigation Protocols
· Cross-Border Investigation: Advantages and Challenges
· Risks: Investigative Failure / Ineffective Investigation
· Cross-Border Risk Policies and Procedures
· Employee Interviews and Cultural / Language Risks
· Risk Management and Compliance Requirements
· Comprehensive Steps to Start Cross-Border Investigations
· Civil and Enforcement Actions
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: www.knowledgecongress.org