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The Knowledge Congress Has Scheduled a Live Teleconference and Webinar entitled ”IRC Section 409A: Deadline Looming - Are You Prepared?” on 10/24/2008

New York, NY, October 13, 2008 --( The Knowledge Congress, the leading producer of regulatory focused teleconferences and webinars, announced today that it has scheduled a live teleconference and webinar entitled: “IRC Section 409A: Deadline Looming - Are You Prepared?” This two-hour event is scheduled on Thursday, 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.

Speakers/Faculty Panel

Helen Morrison, Acting Deputy Benefits Tax Counsel, U.S. Department of the Treasury
Chris Cykowski, Vice President, Technical Resource Group & Legal, Clark Consulting
Robert W. Kaufman, Managing Senior Advisor, Technical Resource Group, Clark Consulting
Aliya Wong, Director for Pension Policy, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Scott L. Beauchene, Director, Valuation Services Group, Grant Thornton LLP

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The Knowledge Congress is an organization that produces teleconferences and 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 and help businesses succeed through proper regulatory compliance.”

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