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Bart M. Schwartz, Chairman with Guidepost Solutions LLC to Speak at TKG's Got Ethics? Effective Ways to Strengthen Your Compliance and Ethics Program in 2016


New York, NY, June 15, 2016 --(PR.com)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Bart M. Schwartz, Chairman with Guidepost Solutions LLC will speak at The Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Got Ethics? Effective Ways to Strengthen Your Compliance and Ethics Program in 2016.” This event is scheduled for August 10, 2016 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm (ET).

For further details, please visit: https://theknowledgegroup.org/event-homepage/?event_id=1557

About Bart M. Schwartz

Described by The New York Times as the person “often sought out in…thorny situations” by corporations, Bart M. Schwartz has wide experience providing advice and support to corporations, governments and individuals.

Mr. Schwartz served under U.S. Attorney Rudolph Giuliani as the Chief of the Criminal Division in the Southern District of New York. In that post, he had responsibility for overseeing prosecutions related to financial and business fraud, organized crime, narcotics, and other types of criminal activity.

Mr. Schwartz has served as a trial lawyer, corporate advisor and CEO of a private company and a unit of a public company. For more than 30 years, he has managed complex investigations, prosecutions and security assessments, and provided sophisticated investigative services to a wide array of clients. Mr. Schwartz is currently the chairman of Guidepost Solutions and serves on the board of HMS Holdings Corp. where he is Chairman of the Compliance Committee and a member of its Audit Committee. He is also Chairman of the Board of Managers of Kadmon Corporation, LLC and is on the Board of Directors of the Stuyvesant High School Alumni Association.

Mr. Schwartz has had numerous court and other appointments to monitor the conduct of corporations in various industries. He has received assignments from or with the approval of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission the U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, the Manhattan District Attorney’s office, the New York Organized Crime Task Force, the New York School Construction Authority, and the New York Department of Environmental Conservation. Mr. Schwartz, whose monitoring assignments have included Point72 Asset Management (former SAC Capital Advisors), Deutsche Bank, Milberg Weiss, HP, DHL, and BP, currently serves as the Integrity Monitor of General Motors as part of the automaker’s $900 million settlement.

About Guidepost Solutions LLC

In a world where change is certain, experience is the best protection. Guidepost Solutions offers global investigations, compliance and monitoring, and security and technology consulting solutions for clients in a wide range of industries. Our expert team provides leadership and strategic guidance to address critical client needs across the globe. Experience guides us. Solutions define us.

Abstract:
Ethics and compliance are the different sides of the same coin, and the distinction between both terms are often overlooked and considered insignificant by companies. Thus, the difference between the two is as an integral component for the overall culture of businesses. Focusing more in one area can lead to possible risks and challenges to the company. To be able to manage the risks posed by employee and third party misconduct and to deal with potential violations, it is essential for companies to have an effective compliance and ethics program

In a two-hour live Webcast, a distinguished panel of professionals and thought leaders assembled by The Knowledge Group will offer the audience with an in-depth discussion of the fundamentals as well as legal aspects of the Corporate Compliance and Ethics Programs. The panel will also offer the audience with their thoughts and opinions on how to best comply with the program requirements.

Key topics include:

- Corporate Compliance and Ethics – An Overview
- U.S. Sentencing Guidelines – Legal Primer
- Components and Requirements of Effective Compliance Program
- Impacts and Implications to the Company Culture and Operations
- Opportunities and Legal Challenges
- Self-Help and Practical Solutions
- Initial Risk Assessment and Long Term Monitoring

About The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series

The Knowledge Group 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 for an event, please visit: http://theknowledgegroup.org/
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