EMERYVILLE, CA--(Marketwired - June 01, 2017) - Global strategic advisory and expert consulting firm Berkeley Research Group will sponsor the ABA Criminal Justice Section (CJS) Second Global White Collar Crime Institute on June 7-8, 2017 in São Paulo, Brazil. The institute will explore the legal complexities of white collar crime in the growing Latin American legal market.

BRG's Head of Latin America, Frank Holder, will be a speaker on June 7 in Plenary Session II, "Trends Regarding Global Anti-Corruption Enforcement." He will address topics including recent trends arising from the enforcement of anti-corruption laws by governments around the world; joint monitorships; compliance programs; and the role of whistleblowers, confidential leaks and due diligence.

"BRG is uniquely qualified in Latin America, with offices in Bogota, Buenos Aires, Mexico City, Panama City, and São Paulo, plus a robust network of resources in the US and other markets," said Holder. "Our sponsorship reflects our energy in and commitment to the region."

BRG Managing Director Peggy Daley will be a planning committee member for the next ABA CJS Global Institute to be held in 2019. She is currently the co-chair of Financial Institutions, Anti-Money Laundering, and Patriot Act subcommittee of the ABA's White Collar Committee.

The institute will be hosted by the Law Offices of Trench Rossi Watanabe. Registration for the event can be found at: http://www.americanbar.org/groups/criminal_justice/events_cle/saopaolo2016.html

About Berkeley Research Group, LLC

Berkeley Research Group, LLC (www.thinkbrg.com) is a leading global strategic advisory and expert consulting firm that provides independent advice, data analytics, authoritative studies, expert testimony, investigations, transaction advisory, restructuring services, regulatory and dispute consulting to Fortune 500 corporations, financial institutions, major law firms and regulatory bodies around the world. BRG experts and consultants combine intellectual rigor with practical, real-world experience and an in-depth understanding of industries and markets. Their expertise spans economics and finance, data analytics and statistics, and public policy in many of the major sectors of our economy, including healthcare, banking, information technology, energy, construction and real estate. BRG is headquartered in Emeryville, California, with offices across the United States and in Asia, Australia, Canada, Latin America, the Middle East and the United Kingdom.