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Clark Consulting Named Sponsor at the Knowledge Congress Live Webcast on IRC Section 409A on 10/24/08

New York, NY, October 05, 2008 --( The Knowledge Congress, the leading producer of regulatory focused webinars, announced today that Clark Consulting, The Empirical Leader in Strategic Financing and Investment Solutions to the Unfunded Liabilities of Executive and Employee Benefit Obligations named sponsor at the Knowledge Congress’ upcoming webinar entitled: “IRC Section 409A: Deadline Looming - Are You Prepared?” This two-hour event is scheduled on Friday, October 24, 2008 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM (EDT –New York).

The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued final 409A regulations regarding non-qualified deferred compensation plans (NQDC). IRS Notice 2007-86 extended the “good faith compliance” standard through December 31, 2008. The final regulations are effective January 1, 2009. Plan documents and the election of the time and form of payment of the NQDC must be completed by the end of this year.

The Knowledge Congress is bringing together a panel of experts who will share their expert opinions in a two-hour webinar. Discussions will include the best approaches in complying with the said Rules. A live interaction with the audience in a question and answer format is also included.

About Clark Consulting

Clark Consulting is an authoritative source of risk management and strategic financing solutions for inefficiently funded and unfunded liabilities that result from executive and employee benefit programs. Since 1967, Clark experts have designed thousands of benefit plans and administered billions in assets for leading American corporations and banks in their pursuit of financial goals.

Pragmatic and customized products and services offer multiple client solutions across a single platform that include placement of corporate and bank-owned life insurance (COLI/BOLI), nonqualified deferred compensation plans, investment research and advisory services, and asset administrative services.

Clark Consulting is a wholly owned subsidiary of Aegon United States of America, one of the world's largest life insurance and pension groups, and provider of investment products. Visit us on the web at: or

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