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As part of one of the largest and most recommended Dispute Resolution practices in the world, our North America Litigation & Government Enforcement lawyers offer practical insights on how to navigate the complexities your business may face with confidence, while achieving your strategic and commercial objectives. To share these insights, we have developed a webinar series that is focused on practical business solutions and the risks and challenges in doing business locally and internationally.

Please join us on Tuesday, March 13 at 12:00 pm EST for the first webinar in our 2018 series on “Managing Whistleblower and Retaliation Risk for Public and Private Employers.”

Our experienced Baker McKenzie practitioners and corporate panelists will share their experience successfully advising clients on what they need to know about whistleblower regulations in the US and best practices for internal investigations and managing retaliation risk once the whistle has been blown. The webinar will also discuss lessons from the SEC and CFTC’s 2017 whistleblower program reports and emerging trends.

CLE will be provided.

Webinar Details

Date: Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Time: 12:00 pm EST

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If you prefer audio only, use call-in number: 1-845-977-0925 (US/Canada)

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Conference Code: 312 861 2523

Meeting number: 595 478 533

Event Details

Our complimentary webinar series is aimed at in-house legal counsel and compliance managers, ranging from those who are new to the areas concerned, through to experienced practitioners who want to refresh their knowledge and learn more about litigation risks and best practices.A registration reminder with log-in and dial-in details will be sent to you one week and one hour prior to the start of the webinar.


Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Time 12:00 pm EST


Alli Ferguson, +1 312 861 8047
Shayda Safapour, +1 312 861 2523

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To join our WebEx meeting, click here:
Join WebEx meeting

If you prefer audio only, use call-in number: 1-845-977-0925 (US/Canada)
Show global numbers
Conference Code: 312 861 2523
Meeting number: 595 478 533




Jerome Tomas is Chair of the Firm's SEC and Financial Institutions Enforcement Group and has been recognized by Chambers for White Collar Crime & Government Investigations. He represents multinational companies faced with government investigations and conducts internal investigations to assess and remediate legal and compliance concerns in domestic and global operations. With his experience as a former member of the SEC Division of Enforcement’s Cyberforce, the agency’s internet and cyber fraud unit, Jerome regularly advises companies involved in data security breaches and incident response. Jerome now leads teams of lawyers to address government law enforcement perspectives and where necessary, meet and refute government legal theories of corporate and individual liability head-on, while also being pragmatic and business-oriented for management and boards to compete internationally.


Meredith Kaufman is a partner in Baker McKenzie's Employment & Compensation Practice Group in New York. She has represented employers in all types of employment litigation throughout her career. She also advises employers in the financial services, retail, technology, and other industries on a wide range of employment issues. Meredith’s practice focuses on employment law disputes in US federal and state courts, before administrative agencies, and in arbitrations and mediations. She has extensive experience handling complex employment litigation involving non-competes and other restrictive covenants, whistleblower retaliation claims under Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) and Dodd-Frank, discrimination, harassment and retaliation claims under Title VII, the ADA, the ADEA, New York State Human Rights Law and the New York City Human Rights Law, and wage and hour matters under the FLSA and New York Labor Law.