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Matthew L. Schwartz, Partner, Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP to Speak at KC’s Anti-Money Laundering Compliance 101: What Every Firm Needs to Learn from Recent Enforcement

New York, NY, May 08, 2015 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Matthew L. Schwartz Partner Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “Anti-Money Laundering Compliance 101: What Every Firm Needs to Learn from Recent Enforcement Actions LIVE Webcast .” This event is scheduled for Tuesday, May 19, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm (ET).

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About Matthew L. Schwartz
Matthew L. Schwartz is a Partner in the New York City office of Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP, where he focuses on government and internal investigations, white collar defense, regulatory compliance, and complex civil litigation. An experienced courtroom lawyer who has first-chaired numerous jury and non-jury trials and argued more than a dozen federal appeals, he joined the firm in January 2015 after more than nine years as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in Manhattan.

As a member of that office’s Securities and Commodities Fraud Task Force, Mr. Schwartz led a number of high-profile matters, including the deferred prosecution agreement with JPMorgan on BSA/AML charges; the “London Whale” investigation; and all aspects of the Government’s investigation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities. He is a three-time recipient of the John Marshall Award, the Department of Justice’s highest honor for lawyers.

About Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP
Boies, Schiller & Flexner ( is one of the premier law firms in the United States, regularly serving as lead counsel in the biggest, highest-profile disputes and representing some of the world’s largest and most sophisticated organizations when the results matter most.

Event Synopsis:

Increasingly, companies are realizing the importance of implementing an Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Compliance Program that can be applied across the business and international boundaries. However, evaluating and mitigating the money laundering risks of an organization is a significant challenge.

Join The Knowledge Group in a two hour, live webinar to learn from some of the most talented AML specialists why the same, common anti-money laundering compliance issues are still plaguing so many companies today. The challenges institutions face are more grave than ever due un-ending regulatory reform and scrutiny and concurrent demands to meet stricter capital requirements while remaining profitable. A panel of speakers will review and discuss the relevant issues surrounding Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Compliance and discuss what every firm needs to learn from recent enforcement actions.

Key topics include:

· AML Regulations
· Final Rules on Anti-Money Laundering Programs
· Models and Data Validation for AML Systems
· AML Compliance Program Design and Implementation
· Risk Assessment
· Methods of Money Laundering and Detection
· Expectations and Duties of Compliance Officers
· Employee Training
· AML Auditing Program
· AML System Vendor Selection and Utilization
· Money Laundering Investigations
· Independent Testing of AML Programs
· Litigation and Compliance Risks

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:
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