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James P. Joseph, Partner, Arnold & Porter LLP to Speak at KCís Event on Form 990:Schedule H for Healthcare Firms & Hospitals: Practice Guidance Live Webcast on 11/02/2009


New York, NY, September 11, 2009 --(PR.com)-- The Knowledge Group/Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcast announced today that James P. Joseph, Partner, Arnold & Porter LLP will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ upcoming webcast entitled: “Form 990: Schedule H for Healthcare Firms & Hospitals: Practice Guidance Live Webcast”. This 2-hour event is scheduled on November 02, 2009, Monday, at 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM ET. (For further details of the event and an updated list of panelists, please visit: http://www.knowledgecongress.org/event_2009_Form990-H.html)

Hospitals and Healthcare firms continue to come under increased scrutiny by regulators and industry watchers. Form 990 Schedule H is one of the areas in which the inquiries have presented a series of challenges. It is often described as “An opportunity for a business to tell its’ story”. However, many believe that due to some of the unique facets of the business of healthcare, it’s difficult to tell their complete stories because the form fails to address some important issues such as Executive Comp, Revenues, Expenses and Balance sheets, Board issues etc. It’s clear that the business of healthcare requires a different set of variables to be taken into consideration that are not always present in the rest of the business world.

In addition to up the minute regulatory update, their team of experts will walk you through Form 990 Schedule H line by line, helping you to best tell your story. In addition to the live presentation, attendees will be invited to submit questions directly to the speakers to be addressed during the event. The Knowledge Group’s Form 990: Schedule H for Healthcare Firms & Hospitals: Practice Guidance is a must attend event for Hospitals and Healthcare systems grappling with this complex new regulatory activity.

About James P. Joseph

James Joseph represents clients on tax litigation and planning matters. On tax controversy matters, he has represented corporations, partnerships, tax-exempt organizations, and individuals in Internal Revenue Service (IRS) audits, proceedings before the IRS Appeals Office, and litigations in the US Tax Court, the US Court of Federal Claims, and federal district and appellate courts. In tax planning area, Mr. Joseph has advised tax-exempt organizations (including public charities, colleges and universities, private foundations, and trade associations) on business ventures, Internet-related issues, lobbying, and political activities. He also works with corporate and tax-exempt clients on corporate governance, executive compensation, and other general tax matters.

Mr. Joseph currently serves on the Internal Revenue Service's Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities (ACT). Appointed by the Secretary of the Treasury, ACT members advise the IRS on operational policies and procedures. Mr. Joseph was Chair of the Tax Section of the District of Columbia Bar and is currently Chair of the American Bar Association's Section of Taxation, Exempt Organizations Committee, Subcommittee on Intermediate Sanctions. In 2006, Mr. Joseph was named one of the "Top Washington Lawyers" for Tax, Trusts, and Estates, by the Washington Business Journal, and he was also named one of the "best" tax lawyers in Washington, DC, in 2004 by Washingtonian Magazine. In 2003, Mr. Joseph was a recipient of the Ally of Justice Award for his work for the Human Rights Campaign. He serves on the Board of Trustees of the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, Co-Chairs its Voting Rights Project Support Committee, and serves on the Corporate Advisory Council of the League of Women Voters and the Advisory Board of Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good.

About Arnold & Porter LLP

Arnold & Porter attorneys, practicing in more than 25 distinct areas of the law, conduct business on six continents. The Company's global reach, experience, and deep knowledge allow them to work across geographic, cultural, technological, and ideological borders, serving clients whose business needs require US, EU, or cross-border regulatory, litigation, and transactional services.

For more information about James P. Joseph and Arnold & Porter LLP, please visit: http://www.arnoldporter.com/home.cfm

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: www.knowledgecongress.org.

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