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First Advantage

February 05, 2014 09:15 ET

First Advantage Webinar to Explore Upcoming Legislative Changes to Background Check Process

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - Feb 5, 2014) -

First Advantage, a Symphony Technology Group (STG) company and the leading global provider of background screening analytics and identity solutions, with Pamela Q. Devata, partner, and Paul Kehoe, senior counsel, Labor and Employment Practice Group, of Seyfarth Shaw LLP, a full service law firm

Will present a complimentary webinar titled "Changes are Coming -- Time to Clean Up Your Background Check Process."

Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. EST (12:00 p.m. CST / 11:00 a.m. MST / 10:00 a.m. PST)

For additional information and registration details, visit:

Complex federal and state laws guide the background check process such as the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and guidance from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC.) With further legislative changes to the background screening process forthcoming, employers and HR professionals are scrambling to prepare for an EEOC/FTC/CFPB "white glove" check.

During "Changes are Coming -- Time to Clean Up Your Background Check Process," the experts from First Advantage, will join Pamela Q. Devata and Paul Kehoe from the law firm, Seyfarth Shaw LLP to discuss how to organize the screening process in preparation for the legal changes ahead. In this session, attendees will learn about the latest legal challenges faced by employers and specific anticipated state and federal legislative changes. The experts will also address what EEOC/FTC/CFPB officials look for when conducting a review, which will help employers better assess their processes and ensure that their screening results are up-to-date.

HR, legal, finance and operations professionals who are interested in learning more about best practices for navigating legislative changes to the background check process are encouraged to attend this informative session. For additional information and registration details, visit:

About First Advantage
First Advantage provides comprehensive background screening, identity and information solutions that give employers and housing providers access to actionable information that results in faster, more accurate people decisions. With an advanced global technology platform and superior customer service delivered by experts who understand local markets, First Advantage helps customers around the world build fully scalable, configurable screening programs that meet their unique needs. Headquartered in Atlanta, Ga., First Advantage has offices throughout North America, Europe and Asia. More information about First Advantage can be accessed at

About Symphony Technology Group
Symphony Technology Group (STG) is a strategic private equity firm with the mission of investing in and being a partner in building great software and services companies. In addition to capital, STG provides transformation expertise to enable its portfolio companies to deliver more value to clients to retain and attract the best talent and to achieve best-in-class business performance. All STG portfolio companies are expected to grow through innovation. STG's current portfolio consists of 12 global companies with combined revenue of approximately $2.5 billion and thousands of employees spread across North America, Europe and Asia. For more information, please visit