Kate McGrail will serve on the SIFMA Conference Panel “Responding to Regulatory Inquiries in the Big Data Age: Is Your Firm Ready?” FMA and Bates Group will co-host the 2017 Leaders & Experts Forum: Successfully Managing Regulatory Investigations and Enforcement Matters in the New Regulatory Landscape and Big Data-Driven Age on Thursday, January 26th, 2017, at the SIFMA Conference Center in New York City.
Rob Park served as guest speaker for ETHIC Intelligence’s annual breakfast on developments in anti-corruption compliance held in Paris on December 6, 2016. Rob is a member of the ETHIC Intelligence Certification Committee and presented on developments in jurisprudence and international case law.
Rob spoke at another event hosted by ETHIC Intelligence and the Chair in Law and Business Ethics. The mission of the Chair is to teach, promote and spread the value of principles related to business ethics, corporate social responsibility, anti-corruption and sustainability by increasing public awareness, education and research.
“Schemers and Scammers, 2016 Edition: The Never Ending Battle Against Fraud,” presented to top 10 mutual life insurance company (November 10, 2016).
Steve Crimmins to speak at PLI program "Hedge and Private Fund Enforcement & Regulatory Developments 2016" - The SEC and other government agencies continue to focus enforcement and examination efforts on hedge funds and private equity firms. While insider trading remains a priority, examinations and investigations have turned to increasingly complex issues that private funds must deal with on a daily basis - valuation, conflicts of interest regarding fees, cybersecurity, big data and allocation of investment opportunities and expenses. As the regulators’ and prosecutors’ expertise and sophistication mature, so does their use of in-house industry experts, whistle blowers and data analytics.