Marvin G. Pickholz, Partner, Duane Morris LLP to Speak at KC’s Anti-Money Laundering Compliance 101: What Every Firm Needs to Learn from Recent Enforcement Actions

New York, NY, May 02, 2015 –(– The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Marvin G. Pickholz, Partner, Duane Morris LLP will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “Anti-Money Laundering Compliance 101: What Every Firm Needs to Learn from Recent Enforcement Actions LIVE Webcast.” This event is scheduled for Tuesday, May 19, 2015 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm (ET).

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About Marvin G. Pickholz

Mr. Pickholz is a former national Assistant Director of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Enforcement in Washington, D.C. and Chief of the Branch of Enforcement in New York. During his tenure with the SEC, Mr. Pickholz was involved in many high-profile cases involving accounting firms, corporate financial statement fraud, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and individual defendants of renown.

Mr. Pickholz is the author of the treatise titled Securities Crimes and is the co-author of chapters in leading treatises on accountants’ liability, insider trading and section 16(b) liabilities. He has authored over 50 articles and is a frequent guest on CNBC, NBC, Fox News, and the BBC and quoted in domestic and foreign financial publications.

About Duane Morris LLP

Duane Morris LLP, a law firm with more than 700 attorneys in offices across the United States and internationally, is asked by a broad array of clients to provide innovative solutions to today’s legal and business challenges.

Event Synopsis:

Increasingly, companies are realizing the importance of implementing an Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Compliance Program that can be applied across the business and international boundaries. However, evaluating and mitigating the money laundering risks of an organization is a significant challenge.

Join The Knowledge Group in a two hour, live webinar to learn from some of the most talented AML specialists why the same, common anti-money laundering compliance issues are still plaguing so many companies today. The challenges institutions face are more grave than ever due un-ending regulatory reform and scrutiny and concurrent demands to meet stricter capital requirements while remaining profitable. Our panel of speakers will review and discuss the relevant issues surrounding Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Compliance and discuss what every firm needs to learn from recent enforcement actions.

Key topics include:

· AML Regulations
· Final Rules on Anti-Money Laundering Programs
· Models and Data Validation for AML Systems
· AML Compliance Program Design and Implementation
· Risk Assessment
· Methods of Money Laundering and Detection
· Expectations and Duties of Compliance Officers
· Employee Training
· AML Auditing Program
· AML System Vendor Selection and Utilization
· Money Laundering Investigations
· Independent Testing of AML Programs
· Litigation and Compliance Risks

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