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LeClair Ryan/J.H. Cohn Seminar to Focus on Changing Nature of Corporate Compliance

The changing nature of corporate compliance challenges brought on by the Dodd-Frank Act, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, and False Claims Act will be the subject of a seminar presented by LeClairRyan and J.H. Cohn LLP on Thursday, October 13, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., at the Union League Club in Manhattan.

Hedging Your Bets Against the Whistleblower Trifecta will feature panels of industry, legal, accounting, and government insiders who will examine pragmatic ways to achieve compliance and to maintain best practices. The complimentary seminar qualifies for an anticipated 3.0 or more CPE credits.

"Senior executives and boards must act now to protect their organizations in an era of increased governmental action and multimillion dollar rewards," said moderator, James P. Anelli, a shareholder in LeClairRyan's Labor and Employment practice, based in the firm's Newark, NJ office.

Panel topics at the seminar include:

  • Responses and Key Approaches to Dealing with Enhanced Risk (William Despo, Esq. and Michael Ruggio, Esq., LeClairRyan and Richard J. Salute, CPA, J.H. Cohn)
  • Implementing and Maintaining a Business Fraud Prevention and Detection Process (Neil Hartzell, Esq. and Carlos Ortiz, Esq., LeClairRyan and Glenn C. Davis, CPA, and Richard J. Salute, CPA, J.H. Cohn)
  • Top Five Ways to Avoid Risk: How to Prevent Prosecution and the Role of the Forensic Accountant (Carlos Ortiz, Esq. and Michael Ruggio, Esq., LeClairRyan and Kevin Clancy, CPA, J.D., CIRA, CFF, J.H. Cohn)
  • Financial Regulatory Reform and Its Impact on Corporate Liquidity (Reginald H. Imamura, Executive Vice President, PNC Bank)
  • Top Five Regulatory Issues Giving Rise to Dodd-Frank Exposure and Other New Directives (breakout sessions for banking/finance/insurance, healthcare/life sciences, and manufacturing/ service industries)

Lunch will be included, with the final session to be followed by a reception. With seating limited, those interested in attending are encouraged to register early. To register, visit When registering, please enter the promo code "whistleblower1". For more information on the event, contact Kristen Buckley at J.H. Cohn at or 973-228-3500 x6405. Additional CPE information will be provided in advance of the event.

The Union League Club is located at 38 East 37th Street, New York, N.Y.

About LeClairRyan As a trusted advisor, LeClairRyan provides business counsel and client representation in corporate law and litigation. In this role, the firm applies its knowledge, insight and skill to help clients achieve their business objectives while managing and minimizing their legal risks, difficulties and expenses. With offices in California, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Washington, D.C., the firm has approximately 350 attorneys representing a wide variety of clients throughout the nation. For more information about LeClairRyan, visit

About J.H. Cohn LLP

One of the leading accounting and consulting firms in the United States, J.H. Cohn LLP specializes in audit, accounting, tax, and business consulting services for public and private companies and not-for-profit organizations. Since 1919, the firm's philosophy has remained constant: to provide a highly personalized approach to each client, with intelligent guidance and solutions driven by technical and industry expertise that positively affect client profitability and growth. J.H. Cohn has cultivated a reputation for strategic insight, proactive leadership, unwavering integrity, and a genuine concern for clients and their businesses. To help clients think and act across national boundaries, J.H. Cohn is an independent member of Nexia International, a global network of independent accountancy, tax, and business advisors and the tenth largest provider of audit and advisory services worldwide. The firm has offices in New York, California, Connecticut, and throughout New Jersey.

Published date: 9/15/2011

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