Protecting Against Fraud: The Best Defense is a Strong Offense
- Wed, April 12, 2017, 03:00 - 04:00
Cost: Members: $95
Registration Includes: One telephone and web connection at one physical location
US: 3:00pm ET.
Brian Jackiw, Esq. and Thomas Fawkes, Esq.
About the Webinar
Corporate fraud in all of its forms has become a multi-trillion dollar issue globally, and if left unchecked and unmonitored, can cause significant damage to a company’s bottom line. During this interactive webinar, Thomas Fawkes and Brian Jackiw of Goldstein & McClintock LLLP will discuss the primary varieties of fraud that are committed upon credit departments, the warning signs of fraudulent conduct, the legal standards for proving up a fraud claim in court, and best practices for monitoring, identifying and preventing fraud.
About the Speakers
Thomas Fawkes is a partner with Goldstein & McClintock LLLP, a boutique bankruptcy and creditors’ rights law firm, in its Chicago office. Thomas focuses his practice on bankruptcy, creditors’ rights and financial restructuring matters, representing official committees, unsecured and secured creditors, debtors, financial institutions, trustees and asset purchasers in bankruptcy cases, out-of-court restructurings and liquidation proceedings throughout the United States. Thomas also assists his clients in structuring commercial transactions with a view towards mitigating risk of future bankruptcy and insolvency losses. Thomas was recently selected by Turnarounds & Workouts as an Outstanding Young Restructuring Lawyer, an honor given to only 12 attorneys across the country annually. He holds a J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law.
Brian Jackiw is a partner with Goldstein & McClintock LLLP, a boutique bankruptcy and creditors’ rights law firm, in its Chicago office. Brian is experienced in bankruptcy and commercial litigation, having represented plaintiffs and defendants in avoidance actions, complex bankruptcy claim disputes, breach of fiduciary duty actions and bankruptcy fraud litigation. Brian has defended and prosecuted hundreds of preference and fraudulent transfer claims in jurisdictions throughout the United States. Brian has also spent significant time as a creditors’ rights advocate, representing trade creditors in and outside of bankruptcy, as well as official committees of unsecured creditors. He is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, and holds a J.D. from the University of Illinois.
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