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Stacie E. McGinn, Partner, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP to Speak at KCís The Impact of Dodd-Frank Act on FDIC-Insured Banks Live Webcast

New York, NY, August 25, 2011 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Stacie E. McGinn, Partner, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “The Impact of Dodd-Frank Act on FDIC-Insured Banks.” This event is scheduled for Tuesday, October 18, 2011 from 3:00pm – 5:00pm (ET).

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Event Synopsis:

The Dodd-Frank Act directed sweeping changes to be made to the financial services landscape, many of them to be implemented through rules formulated by many separate regulatory agencies. What is happening with these many initiatives?

• Introduction/Overview - Broad outline of the Dodd-Frank Act and rulemaking and implementation process;
• Systemic importance and orderly resolution
• Elimination of the Office of Thrift Supervision and modifications to banking regulation
• Volcker Rule, swaps and swap push-out
• Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection and mortgage regulation

Financial institutions need to understand these proposed changes and how they may impact their businesses. The Knowledge Group has assembled a panel of distinguished professionals to help financial institutions understand the issues surrounding the proposed changes. The speakers will share their expert opinions and answer your questions in a two-hour live Webcast.

About Stacie McGinn

Stacie McGinn is a partner in the New York office of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP. Ms. McGinn is a leading financial services regulatory lawyer and her practice focuses on all aspects of the regulation of banks and other financial institutions. Ms. McGinn has represented financial holding companies, banks, thrifts, mortgage companies, consumer finance and insurance companies before federal and state regulatory agencies in connection with mergers and acquisitions, and examination, supervisory and enforcement matters.

Ms. McGinn has over 25 years of experience in the financial services industry. Prior to joining Simpson Thacher, she served as Deputy General Counsel for the global consumer businesses of Bank of America Corporation. Prior to joining Bank of America, Ms. McGinn was a partner in a financial services regulatory practice in Washington, D.C., where she practiced for 14 years.

Ms. McGinn received her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center. She received her B.B.A. from Baylor University. Ms. McGinn is admitted to practice in New York and the District of Columbia.

About Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP is one of the world’s leading international law firms. The Firm was established in 1884 and has more than 800 lawyers. Headquartered in New York City with offices in Beijing, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Palo Alto, São Paulo, Tokyo and Washington, D.C., the Firm provides coordinated legal advice and transactional capability to clients around the globe.

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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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