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Howard Steinberg, National Leader-Tax Restructuring and Corporate Recovery, KPMG LLP to Speak at KC’s Event on American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, on 5/5/09

Jersey City, NJ, April 24, 2009 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcast announced today that Howard Steinberg, Partner and National Leader-Tax Restructuring and Corporate Recovery, KPMG LLP will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ upcoming webcast entitled: “American Recovery and Reinvestment Act”. This 2-hour event is scheduled on May 5, 2009, Tuesday at 12:00 NN – 2:00 PM ET. (For further details of the event and an updated list of panelists, please visit:

Event Synopsis:

Ostensibly, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, aims to jumpstart U.S. economy, provide and rescue employment opportunities and serve as a mode to address neglected economic issues. Now a law, its viability would be tested in solving or at least lessening the financial woes lurking in the country. The epic scope of this act will impact every facet of the American economy. But how will it affect you and your company?

The Knowledge Congress is assembling a panel of distinguished professionals and key regulators to help explore the issues surrounding the Recovery and Reinvestment Act and the impact it will have on the economy. The speakers will present their expert opinions in a two-hour Live Webcast.

About Howard Steinberg

Howard Steinberg is a Partner, Mergers and Acquisitions Tax, New York and National Leader-Tax Restructuring and Corporate Recovery, at KPMG LLP.

Education and Qualifications

-Bachelor’s degree, The Wharton School at The University of Pennsylvania; Masters of Business Administration (Beta Gamma Sigma distinction), Columbia University
-Licensed CPA in New York
-Member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Mergers and Acquisitions Committee of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants
-Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor (“CIRA”)
-Member of the American Bankruptcy Institute
-Member of the National Conference of Lawyers & CPAs Committee
Appointed to the Chairman’s 25 KPMG leadership group


-Howard has provided tax structuring and diligence advice with respect to numerous transactions, including transactions in excess of $1 billion in various industries
-Howard specializes in providing tax restructuring advisory. He has advised numerous debtor corporations through bankruptcy reorganization. Howard has provided tax structuring and due diligence services to strategic and financial clients in connection with multi-billion dollar acquisitions of bankrupt/distressed companies.
-Howard was admitted to the partnership in 1998.
-Howard is a frequent speaker at tax industry functions


KPMG is a global network of professional firms providing Audit, Tax, and Advisory services. It operates in 148 countries and has more than 113,000 professionals working in member firms around the world.

Its purpose is to turn knowledge into value for the benefit of its clients, people, and the capital markets. KPMG's member firms aim to provide clients with a globally consistent set of multidisciplinary financial and accounting services, based on deep industry knowledge.

KPMG plays an important role in the capital markets, and are highly active in supporting positive reform within its industry to strengthen credibility and confidence. They believe corporate social responsibility is at the heart of all great organizations, and are committed to making a real difference to the communities in which it operates.

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