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James E. Gregory, Partner, Proskauer to Speak at KCís International Employment Law: A 2012 Perspective Live Webcast

New York, NY, July 17, 2012 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that James E. Gregory, Partner, Proskauer will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “International Employment Law: A 2012 Perspective.” This event is scheduled for October 29, 2012 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm (ET).

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About Jim Gregory

James E. Gregory is a Partner in Proskauer’s Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Group and a member of the International Labor & Employment Law Group. James has broad experience in structuring cross-border employment agreements, equity compensation, performance incentives, deferred compensation, change in control protections, management participation in buyouts and new ventures and severance and separation arrangements. His clients include private and public global companies, private equity and hedge funds, CEOs and other senior executives, portfolio managers and entrepreneurs seeking advice on a wide variety of cross-border executive compensation, tax and related legal matters, including the laws governing limited liability companies. He advises both employers and employees on the enforceability of non-compete and non-solicit agreements and other post-employment restrictive covenants. James is a Member of the Steering Group for the International Employment Law Committee of the ABA Section of International Law.

About Proskauer

Proskauer is a leading global law firm with more than 700 lawyers. Headquartered in New York since 1875, we have offices across the U.S. and a strong presence in the UK, France, Brazil and China. Our practice is diverse and interdisciplinary, ranging from complex, cross-border transactions to high-stakes litigation, representing many of the world’s prominent businesses, financial institutions, investment funds, not-for-profit institutions, governmental entities and other organizations or individuals in their most critical matters. Dubbed a "powerhouse" by Chambers USA, which also named us the winner of its prestigious 2012 "Award for Excellence," Proskauer’s Labor & Employment Law Department is one of the world’s strongest practices, with over 160 lawyers. We field highly experienced teams covering every aspect of labor and employment law, from traditional labor-management relations disputes and employment counseling to the complex field of class and collective actions. For more info, please visit:

Event Synopsis:

In a past-faced economic environment where companies work & compete across borders, employment law is no longer considered to be a local issue. As such, employers must be up-to-date regarding the latest standards to avoid employment-related legal challenges.

The Knowledge Group has assembled a panel of distinguished experts to provide an in-depth discussion of the significant topics in the mix including:

- Standards Across Borders for Hiring and Firing
- Expatriate Arrangements
- Immigration
- Global Codes of Conduct, Ethics Code, Diversity Issues and Other Global HR Policies
- Employment Litigation
- Cross Border Outsourcing
- Best Practices and Regulatory Updates

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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