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Richard Reilly, Partner, Baker & McKenzie LLP to Speak at KC’s Corporate Governance Issues, Executive Compensation Disclosure and Related SRO Rules: A 2011 Update Act


New York, NY, May 18, 2011 --(PR.com)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Richard Reilly, Partner, Baker & McKenzie LLP will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “Corporate Governance Issues, Executive Compensation Disclosure and Related SRO Rules: A 2011 Update.” This event is scheduled for June 21, 2011 at 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM ET.

For further details, please visit:
http://knowledgecongress.org/event_2011_Corporate_SRO_Rules.html

Event Synopsis:

The enactment of the Dodd-Frank Act in July 2010 will have a far reaching impact on many firms. Some of the provisions of this law that will have the most significant impact on companies are: Sections 951, 952, and 953 which will influence how companies think about corporate governance, executive compensation disclosure and related self-regulatory organization (SRO) guidelines of companies. The Knowledge Group has assembled a panel of speaker experts and thought leaders to help walk you through the latest updates surrounding this ever changing area.

About Richard Reilly

Richard R. Reilly is a member of the Firm's Global Compensation & Employment Law and the North America Corporate & Securities practice groups. For over 25 years, Mr. Reilly has worked on myriad employment, executive compensation and benefits issues. He joined Baker & McKenzie from Coudert Brothers LLP, where he served as chair of its Employment and Employee Benefits Practice Group.

Mr. Reilly advises clients on the establishment and administration of employee benefits plans, as well as compliance with ERISA's fiduciary responsibility and prohibited transaction rules. Mr. Reilly assists clients in designing executive compensation plans to comply with tax and other rules governing such plans. He also advises on the employee benefits and executive compensation aspects of corporate transactions, securities offerings, and financings. Mr. Reilly advises investment fund sponsors and investors on ERISA's plan assets regulations. He also represents employers and executives in the negotiation of executive employment and severance agreements and non-competition agreements, post-employment restrictions and other related employment law issues.

About Baker & McKenzie LLP

Baker & McKenzie has been global since its inception. The firm offers clients and talent both the uncompromising commitment to excellence expected of a top firm and a distinctive way of thinking, working and behaving — as a passionately global and genuinely collaborative firm. Since 1949, it has advised leading companies on the legal issues of doing business around the world. The firm has cultivated the global mindset, commercial pragmatism and collaborative relationships that it takes to deliver consistently world-class service tailored to the preferences of its clients worldwide.

For more information about Richard Reilly and Baker & McKenzie, please visit: http://www.bakermckenzie.com/.

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

The Knowledge Congress was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register to an event, please visit: www.knowledgecongress.org.

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Thomas LaPointe, Jr., Executive Director
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