New York, NY, May 23, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Faith Kasparian, Senior Attorney, Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton will speak at the Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Emerging Issues in M&A: Enhancing Data Privacy and Security in 2015 LIVE Webcast.” This event is scheduled for May 29, 2015 @ 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM (ET).
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About Faith Kasparian
Faith is a privacy and data security, licensing, and intellectual property attorney focusing on technology transactions at Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton, PC. Her privacy and data security practice includes counseling clients as to compliance with U.S. federal and state laws; developing privacy policies and information management best practices; advising clients on privacy and data security issues in the context of licensing, software as a service, merger and acquisition, and other transactions; and representation in the context of Federal Trade Commission investigation of privacy practices and FTC Consent Order negotiation. Faith has particular expertise providing guidance as to compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act for clients in various industries, including digital games, mobile applications, and online education.
Faith graduated from Tufts University with a B.A., summa cum laude, in English, and from the New England Conservatory of Music with a B.M., with academic honors, in vocal performance. Faith received her J.D., magna cum laude, and her M.A. in English from Duke University. Following law school, Faith clerked for the Honorable Gerald Bard Tjoflat, circuit judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.
About Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton
Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton, PC focuses exclusively on the core legal services that businesses need to succeed. The firm is built on a unique business model that provides their clients with access to highly experienced counsel in areas of corporate and securities law; patent, licensing and intellectual property; employment and immigration; taxation and litigation While they enjoy a reputation for special competency in technology ventures, they represent a wide range of clients, including start-ups, emerging growth, established and Fortune 1000 companies. Their veteran partners are recognized experts, many of whom write, teach and lecture in their areas of practice, and many of their attorneys have served as in-house counsel. Their unusually high partner-associate ratio yields an average experience level far exceeding that of most leading law firms.
Due diligence in Mergers and Acquisitions requires deductive reasoning, research, and analysis. How companies monetize today places an emphasis upon privacy and security because data has monetary value. It is important for prospective merging or acquiring companies to request descriptions of data security policies and procedures, information governance guidelines, risk assessment and management programs, privacy policies, IT business continuity plans, insurance policies, marketing policies, and know their third-party affiliates and any past breaches, among others.
This CLE course offers an overview of the latest trends and best practices in Enhancing Data Privacy and Security in Mergers and Acquisitions. A panel of thought leaders and practitioners, assembled by The Knowledge Group, will help firms better understand how to mitigate security risks and will share due diligence tips.
In a two-hour live webcast, the speakers will discuss:
• Mergers and Acquisitions
• Data Valuation and Data Privacy Risks
• Security Policies and Procedures
• Privacy Policies and Procedures
• Information Governance Guidelines
• Business Continuity Plans
• Vendor and Third Party Management
• Risk Assessment and Management
• Cost and Compliance Issues
• Best Regulatory Compliance Strategies
• Common Violations and Possible Legal Action
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: http://theknowledgegroup.org/