Howard Privette, Partner, Paul Hastings LLP to Speak at the Knowledge Group’s Securities Law in 2014: Fraud-on-the-Market Theory Demystified Live Webcast

New York, NY, April 22, 2014 –(– The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Howard Privette, Partner, Paul Hastings LLP will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “Securities Law in 2014: Fraud-on-the-Market Theory Demystified Live Webcast.” This event is scheduled for June 30, 2014 from 10:00am – 12:00pm (ET).

Event Synopsis:

This course offers companies and organizations, an overview of the latest trends; critical issues and best practices with respect to Fraud-on-the-Market Theory in 2014.

· In a two-hour live webcast, the speakers will discuss:
· 2014 Fraud-on-the-market theory: an overview
· Recent related cases and lessons learned
· Significant trends, issues and impacts
· Compliance and best practices
· Up-to-minute regulatory updates

About Howard Privette

Howard Privette is a partner in the global Securities Litigation and Enforcement practice of Paul Hastings LLP. Mr. Privette represents U.S. and international clients in a wide range of complex business disputes in courts across the United States, and focuses his practice in securities and corporate governance litigation. In particular, Mr. Privette defends shareholder class actions and derivative suits for clients in the financial, life sciences, and technology industries. A trial lawyer who has tried cases in federal and state courts, and in arbitration, Mr. Privette was lead counsel for the defense in one of the very few securities class actions to ever go to trial in the United States, achieving a judgment that the plaintiff class could “take nothing” from his client.

Mr. Privette was simultaneously awarded his B.A. and M.A. in Economics from Yale University, and graduated with honors from Stanford Law School.

About Paul Hastings LLP

Paul Hastings LLP is a leading international law firm that provides innovative legal solutions to many of the world’s top financial institutions and Fortune Global 500 companies. With a strong presence throughout Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the U.S., the firm has the global reach and extensive capabilities to provide personalized service wherever its clients’ needs take it. Paul Hastings’ commitment to superior client service begins with its legal professionals, who form customized service teams, such as the Securities Litigation and Enforcement practice group that integrate with the legal needs, business objectives and strategies of the firm’s clients. Among the firm’s recent accolades, it continues to ascend the ranks of the Financial Times’ U.S. Innovative Lawyers report, placing second among the top 40 most innovative law firms that “have brought original thinking and practices to business issues in the U.S.”

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About The Knowledge Group, LLC/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 to an event, please visit:

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