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Mark F. Radcliffe , Partner, DLA Piper to Speak at Knowledge Congress’ Finance in the Clouds: Exploring the Best Practices Live Webcast

New York, NY, July 08, 2011 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced that Mark F. Radcliffe, Partner, DLA Piper will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “Finance in the Clouds: Exploring the Best Practices Live Webcast.” This event is scheduled on November 8, 2011 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM ET. (For further details, please visit:

Event Synopsis:

In the fast-paced Internet Age, much of the technology used by finance departments will likely move to the cloud computing model. Business experts believe in its ability to render competitive advantage with potentially high revenue return while reducing costs. However, this alternative approach brings number significant risks especially in regulatory compliance, data security, integration and inter-operation.

Finance directors, compliance officers, corporate counsel and other concerned professionals will need to work closely together to ensure effectiveness and utilize the best practices in the adoption and implementation of Finance in the Cloud as well as prevent costly errors and penalties that will likely come with it.

The Knowledge Group is assembling a panel of experts who will help you understand how to navigate these murky waters in a two-hour live webcast. A live interaction with the audience is also included in this event.

About Mark F. Radcliffe

Mark F. Radcliffe concentrates in strategic intellectual property advice, private financing, corporate partnering, software licensing, Internet licensing and copyright and trademark.

Leading international legal publishers consistently rank Mr. Radcliffe among the top lawyers in his profession. The respected English publishers Chambers and Partners has repeatedly named him in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, and has described him as "outstanding" and "a leader in open source-related matters." Legal 500 also recognizes him, commenting: "His expertise in providing strategic IP advice, with particular specialism in open-source matters, has won him plaudits. Indeed, one client describes him as 'probably the best lawyer in his field.'"

Additionally, Mr. Radcliffe is listed in The Best Lawyers in America. In 2004, he was named one of Northern California's Top 100 intellectual property Super Lawyers, in a joint project of Law & Politics and San Francisco magazines.

He is also listed in The International Who's Who of Internet, e-Commerce and Data Protection Lawyers 2008 and 2010 editions, and in numerous other guides, including the PLC Which Lawyer? Yearbook 2009, the 2003 Expert Guide – The World's Leading Trademark Lawyers and many annual editions of The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers. In 2009 and 2010, Intellectual Asset magazine named him among the "IAM 250 - The World's Leading IP Strategists." In 1997, the National Law Journal cited him as one of America's 100 most influential lawyers. The San Francisco Business Times has named him among the best lawyers in the San Francisco Bay area.

About DLA Piper

With 4,200 lawyers located in 30 countries and 76 offices throughout Asia, Europe, the Middle East and the US, DLA Piper is positioned to help companies with their legal needs anywhere in the world.

Companies operating in global markets have many complex legal issues that require an international perspective combined with a thorough knowledge of country-specific legal practices. As a leading international legal services provider, DLA Piper provides full-service support on both international and local projects.

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

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