Event Calendar

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Lunch & Learn: Paycheck Protection Program Fraud Investigation Trends

Start Date: 10/20/2021 12:00 PM PDT
End Date: 10/20/2021 1:00 PM PDT


Organization Name: Washington Defense Trial Lawyers

Contact:
Maggie Sweeney
Email: maggie@wdtl.org
Phone: (206) 749-0319

Sponsor: JS Held



1 WSBA CLE credit pending.
Zoom login information will be emailed to registrants.


 
The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) was established to provide federally backed loans to businesses that needed financial relief during the COVID-19 crisis. The program proved susceptible to fraud, and federal authorities have undertaken extensive and aggressive efforts to identify and prosecute individuals and companies that may have fraudulently obtained funds.

Join Matthew Adams and Matthew Lee, Fox Rothschild LLP, and David Gannaway, J.S. Held, for a discussion about best practices for navigating an investigation.

Topics will include:
  • Overview of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief & Economic Security (CARES) Act & PPP
  • PPP Enforcement Trends & Early Criminal Cases
  • How to Prepare for a PPP Audit
  • Investigative Techniques for PPP Enforcement, Including Subpoenas, Audits & Search Warrants
  • Tips for Responding to an Investigation

Presented by
Matthew Adams, Fox Rothschild LLP is Co-Chair of the firm’s White-Collar Criminal Defense & Regulatory Compliance Practice Group and an experienced criminal and civil trial attorney. He has a diverse national practice focusing on criminal defense, regulatory compliance and complex commercial litigation.

Matthew D. Lee, is a former U.S. Department of Justice trial attorney who focuses his practice in the areas of white-collar criminal defense and investigations, federal tax controversies, financial institution regulatory compliance and complex civil litigation.

David Gannaway, Executive Vice President of the Global Investigations Practice Group, J.S. Held is former IRS Criminal Investigation Special Agent with 20 years of experience analyzing complex accounting / financial / income tax / asset forfeiture / money laundering transactions across multiple business sectors including construction, healthcare, entertainment, and professional services.
 
J.S. Held is a global consulting firm providing specialized technical, scientific, financial, and advisory services.


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