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Greg Ballard, Partner, Sidley Austin LLP to Speak at KC’s Legal Series: How to Effectively Deal with a SEC Investigation Live Webcast


New York, NY, March 06, 2012 --(PR.com)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory-focused webcasts, has announced today that Greg Ballard, Partner, Sidley Austin LLP will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “Legal Series: How to Effectively Deal with a SEC Investigation.” This event is scheduled for April 24, 2012 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. (ET).

For further details, please visit:
http://www.knowledgecongress.org/event_2012_SEC_Investigation.html

About Greg Ballard

Gregory G. Ballard is a partner in Sidley’s New York office. He is an experienced litigator who provides representation on securities and other complex commercial litigation matters in federal and state courts and before regulatory agencies. Mr. Ballard has represented issuers, underwriters, auditors, directors, and officers in class action securities litigation, as well as corporations and individuals in regulatory investigations and enforcement actions. He has conducted internal investigations on behalf of clients facing potential criminal and regulatory action. He is a member of the Judiciary Committee and a former chair of the Government Ethics Committee of the New York City Bar.

About Sidley Austin LLP

Sidley Austin LLP is one of the world's premier law firms, with a practice highly attuned to the ever-changing international landscape. The firm has built a reputation for being a powerful adviser for global business, with approximately 1700 lawyers in 18 offices worldwide. Sidley maintains a commitment to providing quality legal services wherever they are needed, offering advice in transactional, regulatory and litigation matters spanning virtually every area of law. The firm’s lawyers leverage their diversity of knowledge and wide-reaching legal backgrounds with a dedication to teamwork, collaboration and superior client service. Repeating its performance in the inaugural 2010 survey, Sidley received the most first-tier national rankings of any U.S. law firm in the 2011/12 U.S.News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” survey. More information is available at: www.sidley.com/.

Event Synopsis:

Companies take precautionary efforts to be compliant with SEC rules. But let’s admit it. Mistakes happen and attorneys must work closely with clients to help them navigate an investigation and mitigate damage.

In a two-hour live webcast, a panel of thought leaders and key experts assembled by The Knowledge Group will offer valuable insight on how to effectively deal with a SEC investigation. Panelists will provide in-depth analysis of regulatory updates, the investigation process, and significant sanctions.

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
1.800.578.4370
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Therese Lumbao, Director
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tlumbao@knowledgecongress.org

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