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Lea H. Lockhart, Attorney, Hall, Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman, P.C. to Speak at Knowledge Congress’ Live Webcast

New York, NY, February 09, 2014 --(PR.com)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Lea H. Lockhart, Attorney, Hall, Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman, P.C. will speak at a 2-hour webcast entitled: “New Telephone Consumer Protection Act: Boon or Bane to Your Company? Live Webcast” This two-hour event is scheduled on March 12, 2014 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM ET.

For further details and an updated list of speakers, please visit:
http://www.knowledgecongress.org/event_2014_Telephone_Consumer_Protection_Act.html

Event Synopsis:

The Federal Communications Commission ("FCC") final regulations requiring prior express written consent for autodialed telemarketing calls to cell phones and pre-recorded telemarketing messages under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act ("TCPA") will go in effect on October 16, 2013.

With these latest FCC actions in mind, telecommunication companies, as well as their subsidiaries, affiliates and clients, face considerable challenges in creating and implementing effective TCPA compliance guidelines.

In a two-hour live webcast, the Knowledge Group is assembling a panel of distinguished industry leaders and practitioners to help telecommunication companies, which are bound to abide by the TCPA, understand new compliance guidelines to prevent their businesses from falling into the pitfalls of FCC actions.

Some of the key areas addressed in this webcast:

•TCPA: An Overview of New Regulations
•What Calls Are Affected?
•What Is an Automatic Telephone Dialing System?
•What Is Express Written Consent?
•What if There Is an Existing Business Relationship?
•Are There Any Exceptions?
•What Are the Penalties for Noncompliance?
•New Regulations Already in Effect
•Compliance and Best Practices
•Up-to-the-Minute Regulatory Updates

About Lea Lockhart

Lea Lockhart practices in the area of health care law with a focus on health information technology, general business transactions and services, privacy and security and electronic health records. Prior to joining Hall Render, Lea graduated from Saint Louis University School of Law and earned a Master of Health Administration from Saint Louis University College for Public Health and Social Justice. She completed a fellowship at Saint Louis University Hospital and assisted the hospital in researching business and transactional matters, such as physician arrangements, hospital and physician liability, certification and licensure issues and medical staff matters and credentialing. Lea was also a lead editor for the Saint Louis University Journal of Health Law & Policy and interned at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio.

About Hall, Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman, P.C.

Hall, Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman is a national health law firm with offices in Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan and Wisconsin. The firm provides organizations in the highly regulated health care industry with full service legal representation. With more than 160 attorneys, Hall Render represents over 500 health care organizations, including hospitals and health systems, physician practices, life sciences firms and nonprofit organizations. Hall Render focuses its practice in health law and is recognized as one of the nation's preeminent health law firms.

To learn more about Lea H. Lockhart and Hall, Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman, P.C. please visit: www.hallrender.com

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

The Knowledge Congress is a series of live webcasts produced by The Knowledge Group, LLC, which examine trends, regulatory, and technology changes across a variety of industries. Its mission is to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webcasts 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.

The organization brings together the world's leading authorities and industry participants through informative two-hour webcasts to study the impact of changes and emerging trends. Hear from leading government officials/regulators, key thought leaders, and industry experts objectively analyze the latest trends and issues and their impact on industries. For further details, please visit the organization’s website: www.knowledgecongress.org
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Thomas LaPointe, Jr., Executive Director
1.800.578.4370
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Therese Lumbao, Director
Account Management & Member Services
tlumbao@knowledgecongress.org

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