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April 18, 2013
The past couple of years have witnessed an economic meltdown of historic proportions, including precipitous 1000-point market drops, sovereign debt defaults and political unrest. In these circumstances, even the best of businesses find it difficult to understand what’s ahead, how to survive it and avoiding becoming someone else’s cautionary tale. Former SEC Chairman Pitt provides his unique insights on where the most important economic factors for your business are headed, and how to handle the landmines strewn in the path of the economic rollercoaster.
Bad things do happen to good companies, caused by external or internal factors. Former SEC Chairman Pitt, who led the agency’s successful response to a series of crises, starting with the 9/11 terrorist attacks that shut down U.S. capital markets, offers tailored suggestions on how your company can anticipate, and either prevent or ameliorate, its next crisis.
Current Washington policies require businesses to understand and respond to increased government scrutiny and law enforcement, while Congress continues to adopt far-reaching and complex new obligations, including how public companies must be governed, and the compensation their officers can receive. Former SEC Chairman Harvey Pitt brings his unique perspective on the pragmatic ways your company and its industry can avoid becoming the next cautionary tale.
In the wake of a wave of new regulations and tougher government enforcement efforts, former Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission Harvey Pitt analyzes the impact on business from Main Street to Wall Street.
A trusted voice on economic matters who advises some of the world’s most influential companies, no one understands how recent market turbulence affects business better than Harvey Pitt. As founder and CEO of Kalorama Partners, a global business consulting firm specializing in corporate governance, risk assessment, regulatory compliance and crisis management, Pitt helps companies understand—and comply with—new financial regulations that will have a profound impact on companies for many years to come. In addition to helping businesses understand what steps they need to take to successfully navigate through the current economy, he also provides useful and actionable advice on dealing with corporate risk and learning from others’ crises without the pain associated in becoming another unfortunate cautionary tale. Pitt regularly appears on CNBC, Bloomberg and FOX Business, where he gives his views on financial reform, new regulation and mitigating risk, in addition to the latest in political, economic and market-moving news.