Robert M. Appleton, Shareholder/Partner, Murphy & McGonigle to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s Webcast

Top Quote The Knowledge Group has announced today that Robert M. Appleton, Shareholder/Partner, Murphy & McGonigle will speak at their webcast entitled: “Fraud and Anti-Money Laundering in 2020: Practical Guide to Mitigate Risks and Avoid Pitfalls”. This event is scheduled on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm (ET). End Quote
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    About Robert M. Appleton
    Robert Appleton is a globally recognized anti-corruption and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act expert and one of the foremost FCPA and AML practitioners in the world. A former U.S. Department of Justice and United Nations prosecutor, he has led, supervised or managed more than 1000 corruption and compliance cases in over 150 countries in his more than 25-year career.

    Mr. Appleton has spent significant time in Europe, Eurasia, Sweden focusing on the AML cases that have been brought, and also having a role in two of them. These involve Russian oligarchs utilizing large international banks to facilitate money laundering. A number of cases have been brought, and banks and other financial institutions as well as businesses continue to have compliance failures, after having spent a fortune on compliance.

    About Murphy & McGonigle
    For the seventh year in a row, U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® selected Murphy & McGonigle as a National Tier 1 Law Firm. This year, Murphy & McGonigle was honored in Securities Regulation, Litigation — Securities, and Corporate Law. Only 25 firms received National Tier 1 recognition in all three areas. The firm boasts several attorneys who have received “Chambers” and “Best Lawyers in America” recognition. Recently, the firm has significantly strengthened its White Collar and Government Investigations Practice Group, with the recent addition of Robert Appleton, one of the foremost international anti- corruption/white collar investigations lawyers and compliance practitioners in the world.

    Murphy & McGonigle serves the litigation, enforcement defense, and regulatory counseling needs of clients across the full spectrum of the financial services industry – from national banks, broker-dealers, investment advisers, and hedge funds, to national and international securities markets and exchanges. Many of the firm’s partners formerly served in senior positions at the US Department of Justice, SEC, FINRA, CFTC, and the New York State Department of Financial Services, and several served in senior executive positions in major financial institutions on Wall Street. The firm operates in New York, Washington, DC and Richmond, VA.

    Event Synopsis:
    Over the past years, enforcement of fraud and anti-money laundering (AML) has become more complex and critical. New regulations, heightened scrutiny, and intensified sanctions are expected to address the increasing number of fraud and AML threats. Thus, posing an array of compliance challenges.

    With the increasing demand to keep up with the evolving regulatory landscape, it becomes essential that companies and practitioners are updated with the emerging trends and developments in fraud and AML. They must revisit their existing practices and action plans to ensure compliance and avoid legal risks.

    In this LIVE Webcast, a panel of thought leaders and professionals will provide the audience with an in-depth discussion of the emerging trends and developments in fraud and anti-money laundering. Speakers will present risk mitigation techniques and best compliance strategies to help practitioners in this evolving legal climate.

    Key issues that will be covered in this course are:
    • Fraud and AML: Regulatory Trends and Developments
    • Notable Cases and Issues
    • Red Flags
    • Risk Mitigation Techniques
    • Compliance Tips and Strategies
    • What Lies Ahead

    About The Knowledge Group
    The Knowledge Group is a leading provider of Continuing Legal Education, CLE, for lawyers, Continuing Professional Education, CPE, for accountants and a variety of other types of continuing education for other professions. Our mission is to deliver quality continuing education programs utilizing industry trends and the latest technology to communicate regulatory shifts and contributions made to different fields. Our insightful and engaging webcasts are brought to you by leading influencers to offer a multitude of perspectives and outlooks.

    In bringing together thought leaders, regulators, and subject matter experts from around the world, The Knowledge Group strives to be the best-in-class provider of continuing education. The experts we engage with analyze the latest trends, insights, and developments in their industries to bring forth content you can’t get anywhere else.

    We can be reached via our website, over the phone at (646) 844-0200 or email us at info ( @ ) theknowledgegroup dot org. We look forward to having you learn with The Knowledge Group.

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