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Thomas Quaadman, Vice President, U.S. Chamber Center for Capital Markets Competitiveness to Speak at KC’s Webcast The Rocky Road for Debt Capital Markets in 2011

New York, NY, April 30, 2011 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Thomas Quaadman, Vice President, U.S. Chamber Center for Capital Markets Competitiveness will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “The Rocky Road for Debt Capital Markets in 2011.” This event is scheduled for June 9, 2011 at 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM ET.

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Event Synopsis:

Recently, the debt capital markets have been exposed to great levels of volatility. In the wake of this recent financial crisis, the government has taken steps to inject liquidity and to boost debt capital markets. However, these efforts still offer uncertain consequences. Strong price appreciation and price discovery are some of the key trends affecting financial institutions. As such, they must know how these market changes may impact their portfolios and they must be prepared for the uncertain costs that are likely to affect the values of their portfolios.

The Rocky Road for Debt Capital Markets in 2011 Live Webcast will provide finance executives, investors, fund managers and others who are involved in debt capital markets issues with a comprehensive update on this topic. A key panel of thought leaders and experts will cover many of the most critical issues surrounding the changes in debt capital markets with the goal to help you navigate through the pitfalls in the wake of these turbulent economic times.

About Thomas Quaadman

Thomas Quaadman is the Vice President of the U.S. Chamber Center for Capital Markets Competitiveness. The Center was established in March 2007 to advocate legal and regulatory policies for the U.S. capital markets to advance the protection of investors, promote capital formation, and ensure U.S. leadership in the financial markets in the 21st century. Quaadman develops and executes strategic policies to implement a global corporate financial reporting system, address ongoing attempts of minority shareholder abuse of the proxy system, communicate the benefits of efficient American capital markets, and promote an innovation economy and the long-term interests of all investors.

Prior to joining the Chamber, Quaadman was chief of staff to Congressman Vito John Fossella Jr. (R-NY) from 1997 to 2008. In that capacity, he helped establish the Republican Policy Committee Task Force on Capital Markets, Economic, and Information Security to develop a legislative program on economic competitiveness. Quaadman also worked on the passage of the Investors Capital Markets Fee Relief Act. This act reduced SEC transaction fees, representing a savings of billions of dollars for investors. Quaadman graduated cum laude from New York Law School and is a graduate of the College of Staten Island. He is a member of the New York and Connecticut state bars.

About U.S. Chamber Center for Capital Markets Competitiveness

Since its inception in 2007, the U.S. Chamber’s Center for Capital Markets Competitiveness (CCMC) has worked to advance America’s global leadership in capital formation by supporting capital markets that are the most fair, efficient, and innovative in the world.

CCMC will leverage the Chamber’s communications and grassroots assets to ensure that Americans understand the important role of capital formation — and the firms that supply and enable it — as the essential driver of Main Street economic recovery and job creation, including the impact on small and medium-size businesses.

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