New York, NY, August 02, 2017 --(PR.com
)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Marc-Philip Ferzan, Senior Managing Director with Ankura Consulting will speak at The Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “The DOJ’s New Guidance on U.S. Corporate Compliance Programs: Evaluating Efficiency and Effectiveness.” This event is scheduled for August 23, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm (ET).
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About Marc-Philip Ferzan
Marc-Philip Ferzan is a Senior Managing Director at Ankura Consulting based in Washington, D.C., and serves as a member of the Firm’s Management Committee. With more than 25 years of combined experience as a trial attorney, public sector leader, and consultant, Mr. Ferzan has managed complex investigations and led multi-disciplinary teams in a broad range of matters. Leveraging his deep understanding of dynamic regulatory environments and expertise in prosecuting and defending government enforcement actions, he provides investigative and compliance advisory services to private and public sector clients, and leads engagements requiring independent monitoring and reporting services.
During a distinguished career in public service, Mr. Ferzan served as a federal prosecutor with the U.S. Attorney’s Office in New Jersey where he held various leadership positions, including Chief of the Commercial Crimes Unit and Acting Deputy and Executive Assistant U.S. Attorney. He is also a former Trial Attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice’s Tax Division, and Senior Counsel with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Enforcement. In addition, Mr. Ferzan previously held an appointment as a lecturer at the University of Virginia’s Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy, and served as a Fellow at the Darden Business School’s Institute for Business in Society.
About Ankura Consulting
Ankura Consulting is a business advisory and expert services firm whose professionals apply a deep understanding of both the opportunities and challenges clients face to deliver impactful, senior-level counsel. An independent firm built on five key principles – Integrity, Quality, Diversity, Collaboration, Longevity – Ankura’s relationships extend beyond one engagement or issue and our industry experts are empowered to provide high-touch, unique approaches to clients every day. Ankura’s team offers a wide-range of services across our Investigations & Accounting Advisory; Litigation & Disputes; Regulatory & Contractual Compliance; Data Analytics & Technology Services; Risk, Resilience & Geopolitical; and Turnaround & Restructuring practice areas.
Earlier this year, the Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) issued and released new guidance on evaluating the effectiveness and efficiency of corporate compliance programs. The "Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs" (Evaluation Framework) guidance is composed of 11 sections and aims to guide practitioners and to promote transparency in the evaluation of corporate compliance programs.
In this Live Webcast, a seasoned panel of thought leaders brought together by The Knowledge Group will provide an in-depth analysis of the fundamentals as well as recent developments surrounding DOJ’s New Corporate Compliance Guidance. Speakers will go beyond the basics and present key issues and trends surrounding this significant topic.
Key topics include:
• New DOJ Corporate Compliance Guidance: An Overview
• Understanding the Links between Compliance, Culture and Performance
• The Role of Senior Leadership and the Tone at the Top
• Ongoing monitoring using data analytics and other tools to test compliance
• Evaluating root causes of compliance lapses and making changes
• Effective Engagement with Regulators and DOJ
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/