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Paul Edward Sumilas, Senior Attorney, Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP to Speak at KC’s Event

New York, NY, August 18, 2015 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today Paul Edward Sumilas, Senior Attorney, Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “Successor Liability: What You Need to Know LIVE Webcast.” This event is scheduled for Wednesday, August 26, 2015 @ 12:00pm-2:00pm ET.

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About Paul Edward Sumilas

Paul Sumilas joined the Washington, D.C. office in 2011. As a senior associate, Paul focuses his practice on white collar criminal defense for both corporations and individuals, with an emphasis on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, insider trading, public corruption and federal election law.

Paul has extensive experience advising clients in relation to the FCPA and general anti-corruption compliance, including conducting internal investigations, designing and implementing compliance programs, conducting training for employees and third parties, and managing risk assessments. He has worked for multinational clients across a variety of industries (oil and energy, aerospace, telecommunications, financial services, retail, maritime) and around the world, including leading investigations and reviews in Latin America, Europe, and Asia. Paul’s experience includes drafting and revising anti-corruption manuals, policies, and procedures; drafting and implementing investigation plans; interviewing witnesses; managing and assisting reviews of books and records; managing document collections, reviews, and productions; and preparing investigation reports and presentations for clients and government agencies.

About Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

Norton Rose Fulbright is a global legal practice. We provide the world’s pre-eminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. We have more than 3800 lawyers and other legal staff based in more than 50 cities across Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia.

Recognized for our industry focus, we are strong across all the key industry sectors: financial institutions; energy; infrastructure, mining and commodities; transport; technology and innovation; and life sciences and healthcare.

Wherever we are, we operate in accordance with our global business principles of quality, unity and integrity. We aim to provide the highest possible standard of legal service in each of our offices and to maintain that level of quality at every point of contact.

KC Event Synopsis:

In November 2014, the Department of Justice (DOJ) has issued a Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) Opinion Procedure Release that underscores the relevance of observing pre and post- acquisition due diligence and offers guidance on successor liability.

In this CLE webinar, the Knowledge Group has assembled a panel of key thought leaders to provide the audience with an in-depth analysis of Successor Liability under Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Speakers will discuss best enforcement practices and strategies to minimize risks and violations.

Key topics include:

Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Opinion Release
Legal Framework and Boundaries of Successor Liability
Pre-Acquisition Due Diligence and Post-Acquisition Integration
Common Acquisition Violations
Potential Litigation Risks
Possible Sanctions and Liabilities
Best Compliance and Enforcement Practices

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

The Knowledge Congress is a series of live webcasts produced by The Knowledge Group, LLC, which examine trends, regulatory, and technology changes across a variety of industries. For further details, please visit:
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