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Lou Mazawey, Principal, Groom Law Group Chartered to Speak at KC’s Managing 401(k), 403(b) and Other Retirement Plans for 2011 and Beyond Webcast

New York, NY, June 25, 2011 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Lou Mazawey, Principal, Groom Law Group Chartered will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “Managing 401(k), 403(b) and Other Retirement Plans for 2011 and Beyond.” This event is scheduled for September 8, 2011 at 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM ET.

Event Synopsis:

The recent economic tsunami has fundamentally changed the way Plan Sponsors and Fiduciaries look at retirement products. A cohesive updated strategy is more important now than ever.

While some things will remain the same such as contribution limits for 401(k)s, 403(b)s, 457(b)s and other issues will require a fresh new look.

The Knowledge Group has assembled a panel of thought leaders and key experts to help walk you through the latest updates in the mix. Ina two-hour live webcast, the speakers will discuss:

-Roth IRA Contribution Parameters and Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) Limits In -Plan Roth Conversion Requirements
-Lifetime income options for DC plans- what's on the horizon? Trends in managing plan investment lineups and the impact of the new DOL participant disclosure rules.
-Pros and cons of retirement plan accounts vs. IRAs- from the participant's perspective.
-And other up to the minute regulatory updates and issues including questions submitted by you

About Lou Mazawey

Louis T. Mazawey has over 35 years of experience with the firm working on matters related to the tax aspects of employee benefits. He has served as counsel to major insurance companies and a variety of plan sponsors, including corporate employers, multi-employer plans, trade associations, and public retirement systems. Mr. Mazawey has worked with virtually all forms of benefit plans and compensation arrangements, including qualified plans, 403(b) and 457 plans, IRAs, employee stock ownership plans, executive compensation, retiree medical benefits, plan terminations, mergers and spinoffs, the tax treatment of plan participants, the unrelated business income tax, and the use of life insurance and annuities in employee benefit programs.

Mr. Mazawey is a frequent speaker and writer on issues in the employee benefits area. He co-chairs the annual ALI-ABA Program, Retirement, Deferred Compensation and Welfare Plans of Tax-Exempt and Governmental Employers presented each September in Washington, D.C. He serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Deferred Compensation and the Journal of Pension Planning and Compliance. He is also an active member of the Employee Benefits Committee of the Tax Section of the American Bar Association where he has chaired various Subcommittees and Task Forces.

About Groom Law Group Chartered

Groom Law Group, Chartered is a Washington, DC-based law firm of over 50 attorneys that focuses exclusively on employee benefits issues. More information about the firm and its attorneys can be found at

For more information about Lou Mazawey and Groom Law Group Chartered, please visit:

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:

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