Oct 21 2013, 3:06am CDT | by PR.com
New York, NY, October 21, 2013 --(PR.com)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Steven S. Goldschmidt, Counsel, Ropes & Gray will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “Understanding Anti-Whistleblower Protocols for Companies.” This event is scheduled for November 6, 2013 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm (ET).
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About Steven S. Goldschmidt
Steven S. Goldschmidt is counsel in the New York office of Ropes & Gray and a member of the firm's Government Enforcement and Securities Enforcement practice groups. Steven concentrates his practice on white-collar criminal defense and enforcement actions involving federal and state regulators and administrative agencies. He has in recent years focused on whistleblower issues, including the dynamic regulatory environment and its impact on investigations, compliance practices and the related litigation environment.
Steven has extensive experience representing corporate and individual clients in matters involving health care fraud and abuse, securities fraud, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations, anti-kickback violations, off-label marketing practices, antitrust abuse, and in response to Congressional investigations and federal and state regulatory inquiries. He has led numerous internal investigations for clients in the financial services, healthcare, insurance, entertainment, legal, retail products and other industries.
About Ropes & Gray
Ropes & Gray, a global law firm with more than 1,100 lawyers and professionals, has a rich history of achieving success for the world's leading businesses, educational institutions and technology innovators from offices in the world's major centers of business, finance, technology and government – Hong Kong, Shanghai, Tokyo, Seoul, London, New York, Washington, D.C., Boston, Chicago, San Francisco and Silicon Valley. The firm has consistently globally ranked practices in private equity, M&A, finance, investment management, hedge funds, life sciences, health care, intellectual property, litigation, securities litigation and government enforcement.
A current hot button nowadays is the new anti-whistleblower protocols which are part of the Dodd-Frank Act and Sarbanes-Oxley Act efforts in general. The protocols have critical implications; therefore it is imperative that companies be extremely vigilant and must have a thorough understanding of the anti-whistleblower protocols.
The Knowledge Group recruited a panel of key thought leaders and practitioners who will help you understand some of the most significant issues with respect to compliance issues for anti-whistleblower protocols in a two-hour live webcast.
The panel will discuss the following subjects:
• Sarbanes-Oxley Act and the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act: Overview of Whistleblower Provisions
• Significant Cases and Key Issues
• Penalties for Non-Compliance
• Guidance and Best Practices
• Latest regulatory updates
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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