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Dr. Stephanie Plancich, Vice President, NERA Economic Consulting to Speak at KC’s International Employment Law: A 2012 Perspective Live Webcast

New York, NY, August 07, 2012 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Dr. Stephanie Plancich, Vice President, NERA Economic Consulting will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “International Employment Law: A 2012 Perspective.” This event is scheduled for December 5, 2012 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm (ET).

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About Dr. Stephanie Plancich

Dr. Plancich received her B.Sc. in Economics from the London School of Economics, University of London, and her Ph.D. in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. At MIT, Dr. Plancich taught undergraduate courses in microeconomics and macroeconomics.

Dr. Plancich is a member of the Securities and Mass Torts group at NERA, and has worked on a number of projects in the Labor and Employment Practice. In all these practice areas, she has analyzed issues relating to class certification. Specifically in the Labor Practice, she has worked on class certification and damages analyses related to “wage and hour” litigation, determining if compensation and rest breaks had been properly received. She has also analyzed issues of potential discrimination in promotions, pay, and terminations. She has estimated the value of lost wages assuming improper termination or personal injury. Her analyses frequently form the basis for expert testimony.

Dr. Plancich’s graduate work was focused in the fields of labor economics and public finance, and her dissertation concentrated on issues of taxation for mutual funds. A section of her dissertation, “Mutual Fund Capital Gain Distributions and the Tax Reform Act of 1997,” was published in the National Tax Journal in 2003.

About NERA Economic Consulting

NERA Economic Consulting ( is a global firm of experts dedicated to applying economic, finance, and quantitative principles to complex business and legal challenges. For half a century, NERA’s economists have been creating strategies, studies, reports, expert testimony, and policy recommendations for government authorities and the world’s leading law firms and corporations. With its main office in New York City, NERA serves clients from more than 20 offices across North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific.

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

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