Glenn Richards, Top VoIP Expert, Partner at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP to Speak at The Global Knowledge Congress’s Teleconference on “Universal Service”
The Global Knowledge Congress, the leading producer of regulatory focused teleconferences has announced today that Glenn Richards, a top VoIP expert and Partner at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP will speak at the upcoming teleconference on “Universal Service” scheduled for October 5, 2006 at 10:00 am to 12:00 pm (EDT). (For an updated list of panelists, please visit: www.knowledgecongress.org).
The 1996 Act mandates that all providers of telecom services contribute to the Federal Universal Service fund. The challenge is, with the tectonic shift underway in the telecommunications industry, it has become increasingly difficult to decide who should contribute and how much.
The Global Knowledge Congress has assembled a fair and balanced panel to help analyze this issue and provide the latest updates.
About Glenn Richards
Mr. Richards represents voice over internet protocol (VoIP) companies, long distance carriers, competitive local exchange carriers, a powerline communications company, telecommunications trade associations, information service providers, and users of telecommunications services in transactional and litigation matters, and before the Federal Communications Commission and state public utility commissions. Mr. Richards is the author of numerous articles on telecommunications and is a frequent speaker on telecommunications issues such as internet communications, interconnection, and the local and inter-exchange markets.
Glenn Richards graduated with J.D. from New York Law School, 1985, and with a B.S., at West Virginia University, 1982
His firm and external publications are: CALEA and the Implications of September 11, 07-Feb-2002, FCC Order on Building Access, Shaw Pittman, November 16, 2000, 16-Nov-2000
For more information about Glenn Richards, please visit: http://www.pillsburylaw.com
About Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
With influence and presence on both U.S. coasts and abroad, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman enjoys an expansive international platform. They have 15 offices in global centers for capital markets, energy and technology and provide their clients with the strength of this reach and a commitment to cross-border service and responsiveness. Pillsbury is a leader in our core areas of focus – Capital Markets and Finance, Energy, Global Sourcing, Litigation, Intellectual Property, Real Estate, Technology, Life Sciences and Communications.
For more information about Glenn Richards and his firm, please visit: http://www.pillsburylaw.com/
About The Global Knowledge Congress
The Global Knowledge Congress is an organization that produces teleconferences that examine regulatory changes across a variety of industries. “We bring together the world's leading authorities and industry participants through informative two-hour teleconferences to study the impact of changing regulations.”
To contact The Global Knowledge Congress, please visit: http://www.knowledgecongress.org
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