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Carson G. Burnham, Chair, International Practice Group, Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. to Speak at KCís International Employment Law: A 2012 Perspective

New York, NY, August 25, 2012 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Carson G. Burnham, Chair, International Practice Group, Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. 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 Carson Burnham

Ms. Burnham chairs the International Practice Group of Ogletree Deakins, serving as a shareholder based in the firm’s Boston office. In this capacity, Ms. Burnham represents clients in managing all aspects of global employment matters, providing solutions that address labor issues in any country and across multiple jurisdictions. Ms. Burnham’s expertise includes counseling in all aspects of setting up and managing a foreign workforce, administration and drafting of global mobility arrangements, negotiating contracts, resolving foreign employment disputes, representing employers in negotiations and consultations with works councils and employee representatives, and managing foreign litigation. Ms. Burnham oversees the firm’s International Practice Group, which offers clients these solutions in partnership with its Immigration Department and outbound immigration service provider, Emigra Ogletree Worldwide. In addition, Ms. Burnham and the International Practice Group partner with a vetted network of international attorneys licensed to practicein virtually every foreign jurisdiction to ensure seamless service to Ogletree’s clients.

About Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.

Today’s employers are faced with many federal and state laws and regulations that govern the workplace. In order to comply with these laws and to provide a positive workplace, employers must dedicate tremendous resources to labor and employment law issues. At Ogletree Deakins, our 600 lawyers in 42 offices around the United States work daily with employers in connection with their workplace needs. From traditional labor issues, to employment litigation, to workplace safety, to employee benefits and other areas, Ogletree Deakins has experienced professionals in all areas of labor and employment law who provide efficient, client-focused service to our clients. Our labor and employment law practices are complemented by thriving practices in immigration, construction, and environmental law, and commercial litigation.

International Labor and Employment Solutions

At Ogletree Deakins, we understand that our clients’ employment issues often are not isolated to one state, country or region of the world. Our International Practice Group facilitates business growth by helping to centralize our clients’ employment, human resources and compensation practices. We offer cross-border solutions to today’s key challenges arising out of managing a global workforce, as well as assistance to growing businesses involved in foreign transactions for the first time. We pride ourselves on providing practical business solutions to complex multinational employment issues in an efficient and cost-effective manner.

Event Synopsis:

In a fast-paced economic environment where companies work and 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 worldwide to minimize risk and 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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