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Jason A. Levine to Speak at Knowledge Congress’ Live Webcast

New York, NY, February 15, 2014 --(PR.com)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Jason A. Levine, Partner, Vinson & Elkins LLP 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 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") went into effect on October 16, 2013.

With these latest FCC actions in mind, telecommunication companies, mobile engagement providers, mobile marketers as well as any company that engages in mobile marketing campaigns face considerable challenges in creating and implementing effective TCPA compliance guidelines and TCPA compliant marketing programs.

In a two-hour live webcast, the Knowledge Group is assembling a panel of distinguished thought leaders and practitioners to help companies who engage in mobile marketing and various other types of mobile communications understand new compliance guidelines to prevent their businesses from falling into the pitfalls of FCC actions and the extremely costly class action litigation.

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-Minute Regulatory Updates

About Jason A. Levine

Jason A. Levine is a litigation partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Vinson & Elkins LLP. A versatile trial and appellate lawyer for over 15 years, Jason represents clients in their most important business disputes and has tried 10 complex cases to juries and the bench. He defends against class actions and serves as lead counsel in cases involving contracts, business torts, antitrust claims, and e-commerce statutes including the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. An authority on high-tech litigation risks, Jason has been recognized as a Washington, D.C. Super Lawyer, as a "Future Star" by Benchmark Litigation, and by Lawdragon magazine as among the top 3,000 attorneys in the United States. Jason received his J.D. in 1994 from Harvard Law School, and his B.A. in 1991 from Brandeis University, and served as a law clerk to Judge Randall Rader on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit from 1994-95.

About Vinson & Elkins LLP

For almost a century, Vinson & Elkins lawyers have provided innovative business solutions for clients whose needs are as diverse as the entities they represent. In today's challenging environment of global markets, volatile economies, and complex human and environmental issues, the law firm's time-tested role as trusted advisor has become even more critical. The depth and breadth of V&E lawyers' experience, combined with the responsiveness and efficiencies of the firm's global reach, enables Vinson & Elkins to serve clients from start-up, to the negotiating table and boardroom, before legislative and regulatory bodies, in the courtroom, and beyond.

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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www.knowledgecongress.org
Therese Lumbao, Director
Account Management & Member Services
tlumbao@knowledgecongress.org

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