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Phillip P. Guttilla, Shareholder, Polsinelli to Speak at KCís Crowdfunding Through Funding Portals: What You Need to Know Live Webcast

New York, NY, January 23, 2014 --(PR.com)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Phillip P. Guttilla, Shareholder, Polsinelli will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “Crowdfunding through Funding Portals: What You Need to Know.” This event is scheduled for March 19, 2014 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm (ET).

For further details, please visit: http://www.knowledgecongress.org/event_2014_Funding_Portals.html

About Phillip P. Guttilla

Phillip Guttilla takes a practical approach to legal issues, seeking to understand his clients' needs as a basis for providing useful advice on which to act. With this approach, Phil is often viewed as a trusted adviser.

As a certified public accountant and chartered financial analyst, Phil brings a broad perspective to his clients' business operations and strategic plans. He serves as outside general counsel to many middle-market companies and has gained significant experience in the semi-conductor and high-technology industries. But he enjoys working with companies of all sizes, from startups to multinational corporations.

Some of the other industries Phil covers are transportation, finance, ballistic products, software, consumer products, and restaurant sectors. His practice areas include M&A, securities offerings and capital formation, hedge fund and private equity fund formation, and advising corporate boards.

About Polsinelli

Serving corporations, institutions, entrepreneurs, and individuals, our attorneys build enduring relationships by providing legal counsel informed by business insight to help clients achieve their objectives. This commitment to understanding our clients' businesses has helped us become the fastest growing law firm in the U.S. for the past five years, according to the leading legal business and law firm publication, The American Lawyer. Our more than 695 attorneys in 18 cities work with clients nationally to address the challenges of their roles in health care, financial services, real estate, life sciences and technology, energy and business litigation. The firm can be found online at www.polsinelli.com. Polsinelli PC. In California, Polsinelli LLP.

Event Synopsis:

On October 23, 2013, a proposal issued by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) may significantly alter how companies approach crowdfunding. The proposal aims to allow non-accredited investors invest in startups and small businesses through SEC-registered funding portals.

In this 2-hour live webcast, a panel of key thought leaders organized by The Knowledge Group will help you understand the critical elements of the proposal and its potential effects on companies’ crowdfunding practices.

Some of the major topics that will be covered in this course are:

• General Standards of the Proposed Rule
• Funding Portal Application
• Funding Portal Conduct
• Funding Portal Compliance
• Investigations and Sanctions
• Arbitration and Mediation: Funding Portal Rule 1200
• Up-to-minute regulatory updates

About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series

The Knowledge Congress was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register to an event, please visit: www.knowledgecongress.org.
Contact Information
The Knowledge Congress
Thomas LaPointe, Jr., Executive Director
1.800.578.4370
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www.knowledgecongress.org
Therese Lumbao, Director
Account Management & Member Services
tlumbao@knowledgecongress.org

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