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Bob Jacobson, Principal, McGladrey LLP to Speak at KC’s Legal Series - IPOs: How to Do the Deal


New York, NY, June 14, 2012 --(PR.com)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced that Bob Jacobson, Principal, McGladrey LLP will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “Legal Series - IPOs: How to Do the Deal.” This event is scheduled on June 28, 2012 from 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm ET.

For further details, please visit the event homepage: http://www.knowledgecongress.org/event_2012_IPO.html

Event Synopsis:

After a long drought, looks like the IPO market may heat up in 2012. This live webcast -- IPOs: How to Do the Deal is a course to give you a comprehensive yet concise understanding of all things legal and IPOs.

In this live Webcast, some of the business industry’s great minds share their ideas giving you a set of tools for your war chest to help you get the deal done!

This course will cover the following hot topics:

- IPOs and your clients – Legal Considerations
- What to look out for in an IPO deal
- What to stay away from in an IPO deal
- How to find brokers who are willing to sell IPO shares
- How to make strategic transactions
- Examine the requirements of going public
- JOBS Act – Overview and Key Considerations
- Helpful Tips / Areas to Consider within public company
- Up-to-the-minute updates and implementation framework issues

About Bob Jacobson

Bob Jacobson is a principal in the risk advisory services practice of McGladrey and is the West region consulting leader, responsible for continuous alignment of market demands with the evolving needs of the firm’s growing clients in the West. In this role, Bob will oversee more than 100 West region consultants in the areas of risk advisory, technology and financial advisory. Bob formerly served in a variety of leadership positions within the firm, including national consulting principal and risk advisory service line leader. Bob has overseen a variety of matters related to the growth, profitability, quality, risk containment and management of the business consulting services practice across the firm. Bob joined McGladrey in 2002 as the leader of the upper Midwest economic unit’s risk advisory consulting practice, managing numerous Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), internal audit, enterprise risk management (ERM) and risk advisory clients.

About McGladrey LLP

McGladrey & Pullen, LLP operates under the McGladrey brand as the fifth largest U.S. provider of assurance, tax and consulting services, with nearly 6,500 professionals and associates in more than 70 offices nationwide. McGladrey & Pullen is a licensed CPA firm, and is a member of RSM International, the sixth largest global network of independent accounting, tax and consulting firms.

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

The Knowledge Congress is a series of live webcasts produced by The Knowledge Group, LLC, which examine trends, regulatory, and technology changes across a variety of industries. Its mission is to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webcasts 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 issues affecting business in a highly focused format.

The organization brings together the world's leading authorities and industry participants through informative two-hour webcasts to study the impact of changes and emerging trends. Hear leading government officials/regulators, key thought leaders, and industry experts objectively analyze the latest trends and issues and their impact on industries. For further details, please visit the organization’s website: www.knowledgecongress.org.
Contact Information
The Knowledge Congress
Thomas LaPointe, Jr., Executive Director
1.800.578.4370
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www.knowledgecongress.org
Therese Lumbao, Director
Account Management & Member Services
tlumbao@knowledgecongress.org

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