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Mark Gelowitz, Partner, Litigation, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP to Speak at KC’s Legal Series: International Securities Litigation Live Webcast


New York, NY, September 26, 2012 --(PR.com)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Mark Gelowitz, Partner, Litigation, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “Legal Series: International Securities Litigation.” This event is scheduled for January 16, 2013 from 9:00pm – 11:00pm (ET).

For further details, please visit:
http://www.knowledgecongress.org/event_2013_International_Securities.html

About Mark Gelowitz

Mark A. Gelowitz is a partner in the Litigation Department of Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP. He is the Chair of the firm's National Corporate Governance and Securities Litigation Group and Co-Chair of the firm’s International Commercial Arbitration Group. Mark’s practice covers a wide variety of issues in corporate and commercial law including mergers and acquisitions litigation, directors' liability, corporate governance and securities, product liability and securities class actions.

Mark completed two judicial clerkships, first with the late Chief Justice E.D. Bayda of the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal in 1986-1987 and subsequently with the late Justice John Sopinka of the Supreme Court of Canada in 1989-1990. He completed the B.C.L. degree at Oxford University in 1989, between his clerking experiences. Mark has had a number of legal publications including a book co-authored with the late Justice Sopinka entitled The Conduct of an Appeal, Third Edition (Butterworths 2012, forthcoming).

About Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP (www.osler.com) is a leading business law firm practising nationally and internationally from offices across Canada and in New York. Clients include industry and business leaders in all segments of the market and at various stages in the growth of their businesses.

Osler litigators have extensive experience representing public and private clients of all sizes in corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions and securities matters before the courts and provincial securities commissions. They have been at the forefront of the development of legal principles governing a number of critical aspects of modern corporate law. As a result, they are intimately familiar with the potential risks involved in pursuing a course of action and can advise on the best approach to dealing with a litigious matter.

Event Synopsis:

More globalized securities markets will offer different and challenging enforcement actions and private damage actions. It is therefore essential that companies and their lawyers should be in the know with respect to the latest strategies available when they are caught up in international securities litigation.

The Knowledge Group is assembling a panel of thought leaders to help companies understand the fundamentals and the recent developments in international securities litigation. In a live two-hour webcast, key experts will offer their substantive viewpoints to help you learn effective ways and means of international securities litigation. A live interaction with the speakers and several role playing scenarios are also included in this event.

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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