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Robert T. Cole, Senior Counsel of Alston and Bird LLP to Speak at KC’s Event on Transfer Pricing 101 Live Webcast on 08/19/2009

New York, NY, July 29, 2009 --( The Knowledge Group/Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcast announced today that Robert T. Cole, Senior Counsel, of Alston and Bird LLP will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ upcoming webcast entitled: “Transfer Pricing 101 Live Webcast”. This 2-hour event is scheduled on August 19, 2009, Wednesday, at 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM ET. (For further details of the event and an updated list of panelists, please visit:

Need a primer on the fundamentals of Transfer Pricing? Look no further as The Knowledge Group has the solution via it’s Transfer Pricing 101 Live Webcast. This webcast is designed for tax, accounting and business professionals and will provide a basic information on intercompany transfer pricing from a US tax perspective including:

- What are related party transactions and what control means for purposes of IRS Section. 482
- How the US Transfer Pricing Regulations Apply to Related Party Transactions of Tangible Goods, Intangibles, and Services
- Considerations Under the New Services Regulations
- What are the US Compliance Documentation Requirements
- How the US Transfer Pricing Penalty Regime Works
- What is contained in a Transfer Pricing Study Under the Guidelines of Section 482

Transfer Pricing 101 Live Webcast is a must attend webcast for professionals seeking to understand the fundamentals of Transfer Pricing and how it may apply to their company.

About Robert T. Cole

Bob Cole is founding chair of the firm’s International Tax Group. He concentrates his practice on transfer pricing, tax treaties and other international tax issues for U.S. business operations abroad, foreign business operations in the United States and for U.S. investments of wealthy families.

In his transfer pricing practice, he assists multinationals in a variety of contexts, including the development and contractual implementation of worldwide transfer pricing systems, advising on transfer pricing issues in connection with mergers and acquisitions and spin-offs, advising on and implementing cost sharing arrangements, advising on the self-compliance and documentation process needed to avoid transfer pricing penalties in the United States and other countries, counseling with respect to U.S. and foreign tax audits, representation in domestic dispute resolution proceedings, representation in Competent Authority proceedings under tax treaties, representation in securing advance pricing agreements (APAs), and lobbying on regulations.

About Alston and Bird LLP

Alston & Bird has more than 900 attorneys providing a full range of services to domestic and international clients who conduct business all over the world. Counseling clients from what was initially a local context to regional, then national, and now a global economic environment, Alston & Bird has overlaid its broad range of legal skills and business knowledge with a commitment to innovation and technology.

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About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series

The Knowledge Congress is a series of live webcasts produced by The Knowledge Group, LLC, which examine trends, regulatory, and technology changes across a variety of industries. “We bring together the world's leading authorities and industry participants through informative two-hour webcasts that study the impact of changing regulations and help businesses succeed through proper regulatory compliance.” To contact or to register to an event, please visit:

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