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 Antonio Yanez Jr., 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).
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About Antonio Yanez, Jr.
Antonio Yanez, Jr. is a partner in the Litigation Department of Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP. Mr. Yanez concentrates on securities and financial reporting matters as well as mergers and acquisitions litigation. Mr. Yanez’s practice includes representation of issuers, officers, directors, underwriters, accounting firms, and others in securities class actions, M&A cases, SEC proceedings, and other litigation and regulatory matters. He also focuses on internal and independent investigations of financial reporting, accounting, and related issues.
Mr. Yanez has particular experience in matters with an international dimension. He has experience in securities, financial reporting, and other matters in North America, South America, Europe, and Asia.
Chambers USA (2010-2013) ranks Mr. Yanez among the leading individuals in the area of securities litigation in New York.
About Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP is a leading international law firm that 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 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.
A panel of key thought leaders assembled by The Knowledge Group will 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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