Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Adam Pollitt, Senior Director, Litigation Consulting Services, First Advantage to Speak at KC’s Event on FCPA on 05/06/09

The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts has announced today that Adam Pollitt, Senior Director, Litigation Consulting Services of First Advantage will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ upcoming webcast entitled: “Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Live webcast: A 2009 Update” This 2-hour event is scheduled for May 6, 2009, Wednesday, at 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT. (For further details of the event and an updated list of panelists, please visit: http://knowledgecongress.org/event_2009_FCPA.html)

Event Synopsis:

The growing number of U.S. firms doing business overseas must navigate a complex tangle of laws and regulations while gaining these new opportunities. Mitigating risk & exposure requires that companies and professionals have a thorough understand FCPA regulations & guidelines. Failure to comply could result in hefty fines, and civil & criminal penalties.

The Knowledge Group has assembled a panel of key thought leaders and experts to help you understand many of the critical issues concerning FCPA compliance.

Key areas addressed:
- Understanding of Criminal & Civil Penalties for non-compliance.
- Current enforcement trends
- Managing risk in third party relationships
- A primer on how to conduct an FCPA internal investigation
- Up to the minute regulatory updates.

Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Live webcast: A 2009 Update is a must attend event for professionals and executives responsible for or interested in FCPA compliance and related issues.

About Adam Pollitt

Adam oversees the quality of First Advantage’s Client Services and is instrumental in the development and deployment of our Litigation Support tools. Analyzing situations from a technical and business process perspective, he has consulted a variety of Fortune 500 companies on the strategic response for high-profile, high-stakes investigations and designed workflow for their counsel around the world. Because of Adam’s years of experience establishing and managing custom data centers and review teams for clients throughout Europe, he has been charged with leading the company’s Munich office and operations which opened in early 2009.

Prior to joining First Advantage in the fall of 2004, Adam spent 8 years at Howrey LLP. During that time he received numerous promotions and worked in all aspects of Litigation Support, including electronic evidence discovery; database design, implementation, utilization, and administration; and document imaging. He has experience developing and managing strategies for processing evidentiary data as well as leading the expedited delivery of document databases for production-related review and research.

Adam’s broad subject-matter and international experience makes him a valued speaker on the international circuit. He has a Bachelor of Science in Mass Communication and History from James Madison University.

About First Advantage

First Advantage is a global e-discovery and computer forensics provider with deep experience in the wide-ranging challenges of FCPA actions. From jurisdictional differences and privacy laws to multilingual data and international review teams, we’ve been there, done that. Safe Harbor certified, we can deploy our services rapidly and efficiently to clients anywhere in the world from offices and data centers in North America, Europe and Asia.

For more information about Adam Pollitt and First Advantage please visit: http://knowledgecongress.org/event_2009_FCPA.html

About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series

The Knowledge Congress is a series of live webcasts produced by The Knowledge Group, LLC, which examine trends, regulatory, and technology changes across a variety of industries. “We bring together the world's leading authorities and industry participants through informative two-hour webcast that study the impact of changing regulations and help businesses succeed through proper regulatory compliance.” To contact or to register to an event, please visit: www.knowledgecongress.org.

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