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David Medine, Partner, WilmerHale to Speak at KC’s Event on “Understanding Regulation S-P Privacy of Consumer Financial Information Live Webinar” on 11/19/08


New York, NY, August 15, 2008 --(PR.com)-- The Knowledge Congress, the leading producer of regulatory focused webinars announced today that David Medine, the Partner from Regulatory and Government Affairs Department of WilmerHale will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ upcoming webinar entitled “Understanding Regulation S-P Privacy of Consumer Financial Information”. This 2-hour event is scheduled for Novermber 19, 2008, Wednesday, at 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT. (For further details of the event and an updated list of panelists, please visit: (http://www.knowledgecongress.org/event_2008_RegSP.html)

The Securities & Exchange Commission issued Regulation S – P to help protect consumers’ personal information. The rule requires financial institutions to provide customers with a notice of its privacy policies and practices and in restricted disclosure of certain non-public information to third parties. In this era of identity theft and sophisticated financial criminals, this rule is increasingly on the radar of many financial institutions.

The Knowledge Congress is assembling a panel of distinguished professionals and key regulators to help the public understand the relevance of Regulation S-P in today's business environment. The speakers will present their expert opinions in a two-hour LIVE Webinar.

About David Medine

David Medine is a partner in the firm's Regulatory and Government Affairs Department, and a member of the Communications and Financial Institutions Practice Groups. He joined the firm in 2002.

After developing e-commerce and financial services policy at the Federal Trade Commission and The White House, Mr. Medine has brought his experience to a wide range of online and offline clients. His government experience has made him a valuable asset to clients, whether it involves defending investigations, advice on legislative strategies, development of privacy and security policies or counsel on regulatory compliance. Mr. Medine's representation of the United States in international organizations, such as the OECD or in negotiations with the European Union, has positioned him well to represent clients wrestling with international data and consumer protection issues.

About WilmerHale

WilmerHale offers one of the world’s premier international dispute resolution practices. Their international arbitration group – based in London office – is one of the most successful, experienced and varied of its kind.

Their practice covers virtually all forms of international arbitration and their lawyers have recently handled disputes governed by the laws of more than 30 different legal systems in arbitrations seated in Europe, Asia and the Americas. They have recently served as counsel in more than 350 international disputes – a significant number involving amounts in dispute exceeding $50 million – and they are handling disputes under all leading rules (including ICC, LCIA, ICSID, AAA, UNCITRAL, Vienna Centre, and DIS) and in all leading arbitral situses.

Among other things, they successfully represented clients in four of the largest, most complex international arbitrations to arise in the past decade as well as several of the most important ad hoc arbitrations in recent history. Their team also has broad experience in matters involving foreign states and state-owned entities and public international law, and has advised clients based in Central Europe and other states in their arbitration legislation.

For more information about David Medine and Wilmerhale, please visit: http://www.wilmerhale.com/

About The Knowledge Congress

The Knowledge Congress is an organization that produces webinars that examine regulatory changes across a variety of industries. “We bring together the world's leading authorities and industry participants through informative two-hour webinars to study the impact of changing regulations.”

To contact or to register to an event, please visit: www.knowledgecongress.org.

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