Aug 6 2013, 7:36am CDT | by PR.com
New York, NY, August 06, 2013 --(PR.com)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that James C. Dugan, Partner, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “Accounting Fraud & SEC Investigations.” This event is scheduled for October 18, 2013 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm (ET).
For further details, please visit: http://www.knowledgecongress.org/event_2013_Accounting_Fraud.html
About James C. Dugan
James C. Dugan is a litigation partner at Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP in New York. Mr. Dugan specializes in complex commercial litigation, federal securities litigation, government compliance and enforcement, and internal investigations. He has represented investment banks, C-level executives, private equity firms, hedge funds, investment advisors, accounting firms, REITS, and manufacturers. Mr. Dugan currently serves on the Editorial Board of Securities Law360, is the author of numerous articles on securities litigation and SEC enforcement matters that have appeared in publications such as The Business Lawyer and the NYU Journal of Law and Business, and speaks frequently on litigation topics. Mr. Dugan is a graduate of the Cornell Law School.
About Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP, a leading international law firm, provides strategic legal representation and counsel to market-leading public and private companies worldwide. Founded in 1888, the firm has approximately 600 lawyers based in key financial centers: New York, Washington, Paris, London, Milan, Rome, Frankfurt and Brussels. Willkie's top-tier Securities Litigation and Enforcement Practice is particularly renowned for its strength in the area of financial reporting and related proceedings. The firm has handled some of the highest-profile audit committee investigations into fraudulent financial reporting, and most recently is defending numerous SEC, Department of Justice, and congressional proceedings arising out of the financial crisis.
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has stepped up its accounting fraud and financial disclosure cases. Armed with sophisticated software to scrutinize financial reports, the SEC is able to more easily identify fraud. Now, more than ever, companies must ensure compliance or face stiff penalties.
The Knowledge Group has assembled a panel of key thought leaders to help business executives, accountants, auditors, and attorneys understand all the most significant issues with respect to increased disclosure and the associated challenges.
About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
The Knowledge Congress 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: www.knowledgecongress.org
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