Join HKA and Fox Rothschild LLP as they discuss preparing for government audits related to Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans. The webinar will cover:
- Audit potential even for forgiven PPP loans;
- Errors found in government audits and the potential for “intent to defraud”;
- Government pursuit of borrowers civilly and criminally; and
- DOJ’s first PPP fraud settlement under the False Claims Act open new battle lines.
About the speakers:
Paul Donato, a Partner at HKA, is a forensic accounting expert with 15 years of experience in a wide range of industry sectors. He has been an appointed as an expert on one occasion, for which he was cross-examined in an arbitration.
Matthew S. Adams is a Partner in the Morristown, NJ, and New York offices of Fox Rothschild LLP, a national law firm. He is Co-Chair of the firm’s White-Collar Criminal Defense & Regulatory Compliance Practice Group. An experienced criminal and civil trial attorney, Matthew has a diverse national practice focusing on criminal defense, regulatory compliance and complex commercial litigation. Matthew is particularly well-versed internal investigations and corporate compliance. He has spoken and written extensively on the topic of the CARES Act and the anticipated wave of federal audits of businesses that have secured loans under the Paycheck Protection Act. Matthew was named a “Trailblazer” by the New Jersey Law Journal in 2020 and was previously named to NJLJ’s list of “New Leaders of the Bar.”
Matthew D. Lee is a Partner in the Philadelphia office of Fox Rothschild LLP, a national law firm. A former U.S. Department of Justice trial attorney, Matt is Co-Chair of the firm’s White-Collar Criminal Defense & Regulatory Compliance and focuses his practice in the areas of white collar criminal defense and investigations, federal tax controversies, financial institution regulatory compliance and complex civil litigation. In his podcast series titled Federal Agents at the Door, Matt provides a comprehensive guide to responding to and preparing for federal investigations. Matt was named in 2019 to the list of “Best Lawyers in America” in the area of White Collar Criminal Defense. He is a recipient of the Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network’s Excellence Award and JD Supra’s Readers’ Choice Award for Top Author in Banking/Financial Services Industry.
CCM Recertification Points: 1
Professional Development Hours (PDH): 1
AIA Learning Units (LU): 1