Yvonne M. Williams-Wass, Attorney, Sutherland, Asbill & Brennan LLP to Speak at TKG's Webcast
Yvonne M. Williams-Wass, Attorney, Sutherland, Asbill & Brennan LLP to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s Cross-Border Internal Investigations: Retooling Your Firm’s Investigation Framework LIVE Webcast
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About Yvonne M. Williams-Wass
Yvonne Williams-Wass defends clients in investigations, enforcement actions, and litigation brought by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), state regulators, and private litigants. She also represents audit or special committees or the boards of directors at public or private companies, investigating securities law violations, financial reporting fraud, breaches of fiduciary duty, and officer and director misconduct.
About Sutherland, Asbill & Brennan LLP
Founded in 1924, Sutherland Asbill & Brennan handles matters throughout the United States and worldwide. Seven major practice areas—corporate, energy and environmental, financial services, intellectual property, litigation, real estate, and tax—provide the framework for an extensive range of focus areas, allowing Sutherland attorneys to serve a diverse client base that ranges from small and medium-sized start-up businesses to a significant number of Fortune 100 companies. The firm now has more than 425 lawyers and represents clients around the globe from its offices in Atlanta, Austin, Geneva, Houston, London, New York, Sacramento and Washington.
With the continuous onslaught of domestic corporate misconduct, rigorous enforcement actions and internal investigations have become commonplace especially for regulatory authorities. When these internal investigations become global, they can reach a very challenging level of complexity and difficulty. Thus, it is critical for companies to review and retool their investigation framework accordingly so as to minimize potential risks and liabilities.
In this two-hour LIVE Webcast, a panel of distinguished professionals and thought leaders assembled by the Knowledge Group will provide the audience with an in-depth discussion of Cross-Border Internal Investigations. Their presentation will address the important issues surrounding financial reporting fraud, breaches of fiduciary duty and officer and director misconduct. Speakers will also offer best practices in retooling firms’ investigation model, mitigating legal pitfalls and risks and ensuring compliance with applicable laws.
Key issues that will be covered in this course are:
• Local Employment Laws
• Data Privacy Compliance
• Coordination with Foreign Regulators
• Possible Liabilities under the FCPA
• Recent FCPA Enforcement Cases
• Best Compliance Practices
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: http://theknowledgegroup.org/