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Mary N. Strimel, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery LLP to Speak at TKG’s Event

New York, NY, December 01, 2017 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Mary N. Strimel, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery LLP will speak at the Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “DOJ Cartel Investigations and Criminal Litigations: Recent Trends and Developments Uncovered! LIVE Webcast.” This event is scheduled for December 11, 2017 at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM ET.

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About Mary N. Strimel
Mary N. Strimel advises and represents companies and individuals in criminal cartel, white collar, and related matters including antitrust class actions. Before joining McDermott she was a prosecutor and founding chief of a criminal enforcement section with the Antitrust Division of the US Department of Justice. In that role she hired, trained, and supervised a team of prosecutors in the investigation and prosecution of antitrust, fraud, and other white-collar crimes.

Ms. Strimel also has broad civil experience that allows her to advise companies facing follow-on class actions in cartel or other civil matters. She spent 7 years in the DOJ’s civil antitrust program, investigating (among other matters) mergers and allegedly unlawful agreements. Before that, she was a partner at a law firm that specialized in complex multi-state and nationwide price-fixing class actions.

About McDermott Will & Emery LLP
McDermott Will & Emery is a leading international firm with a diversified business practice. Currently numbering more than 1,000 lawyers, we have 19 offices worldwide and a strategic alliance with MWE China Law Offices in Shanghai.

Our Firm has more than 80 years of experience serving a broad range of client interests. We understand the issues faced by corporate decision makers because many of our lawyers have held key government and in-house positions. We understand how economic, social and political issues affect operations because our lawyers have navigated the complex business and regulatory environment themselves.

Outstanding client service is a cornerstone of our practice that has withstood the test of geography, economy and time. We are proud of the recognition we have received from our clients for our commitment to service, and we value their satisfaction as the best measure of our success.

Event Synopsis:
Cartel enforcement and investigations continue to grow in intensity globally. Recent developments show that countries are serious in their campaign for fair competition and trade regulation. U.S. cartel investigations continue into global industries such as electronics, financial products, pharmaceuticals, and transportation. The European Union has also imposed large fines last year with more than $1billion in case fines. Industries in the U.S. continue to face class actions alleging cartel behavior even where government enforcers have not acted.

With the stricter implementation and anticipation this year, companies around the globe should revisit and review their compliance programs to better prevent and mitigate regulatory risks. The Knowledge Group has assembled a panel of key thought leaders to provide the audience with an in-depth analysis of cartel investigations and criminal litigation in 2017. In this live webcast, speakers will help companies understand the important aspects of this significant topic and will offer insights on how to effectively comply with existing laws, thus preventing risks of violations.

Key issues that will be covered in this course are:

EU and US Competition Policies – Comparison
Cartel Investigations and Criminal Litigations in 2017
Notable Developments in Cartel Investigations Around the Globe
Recent Developments and Enforcement Actions
2018 Outlook

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:
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