James J. Farrell, Partner, Latham & Watkins to Speak at KC's Event

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  • New York, NY (1888PressRelease) March 10, 2017 - The Knowledge Group, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that James J. Farrell, Partner, Latham & Watkins will speak at the Knowledge Group's webcast entitled: "The Elements of Securities Litigation: Understanding the Basics LIVE Webcast".

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    About James J. Farrell
    James Farrell is a litigation partner in the New York office of Latham & Watkins and has broad experience in a wide variety of complex civil litigation, with particular emphasis on securities and professional liability matters.

    During the last 20 years, Mr. Farrell has worked on many large securities class action lawsuits and accountants' liability cases throughout the US and internationally. He specializes in defending cases involving a range of complex accounting issues, such as revenue recognition, securitizations, off-balance sheet entities, reserves and various structured finance transactions. For example, Mr. Farrell defended Arthur Andersen in the multi-billion dollar claims asserted in the consolidated class actions regarding Enron. He has also handled all phases of securities litigation, including matters related to hostile takeovers, management buyouts, directors' and officers' liability, and class action securities disputes. He has defended regulatory matters involving the DOJ, SEC, PCAOB and other government agencies. He has served as lead trial counsel in civil and regulatory matters.

    Mr. Farrell has a significant international practice. He has defended clients and conducted internal investigations around the globe, including in the UK, Switzerland, Ireland, Portugal, Mexico, Thailand, the Middle East and Hong Kong. He successfully defended an ICC arbitration involving claims over US$1 billion, and he is certified in the International Standards on Auditing (ISA).

    About Latham & Watkins
    Latham is dedicated to working with clients to help them achieve their business goals and overcome legal challenges anywhere in the world. From a global platform of offices in the world's major financial, business and regulatory centers, the firm's lawyers help clients succeed.

    Event Synopsis:
    The previous year has been a busy year for securities litigation and SEC enforcement proceedings. In the first half of 2016, a remarkable growth in SEC enforcement activity was recorded wherein 119 new federal class action securities cases and 868 cases in enforcement proceedings were filed.

    In this LIVE Webcast, a seasoned panel of thought leaders and professionals brought together by The Knowledge Group will help the audience understand all the important issues in Securities Litigation. Speakers will also offer them an in-depth discussion of the fundamental elements of this significant topic.

    Key topics include:
    -Securities Litigation in the 2017 Landscape
    -Elements of a Securities Fraud Case
    -Global Securities Litigation: An Outlook
    -Identifying Alternatives to Litigation
    -Recent Court Decisions

    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/

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