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Robert A. Friedel, Partner, Pepper Hamilton LLP to Speak at KC’s The JOBS Act and Its Impact on Investments Live Webcast

New York, NY, November 09, 2012 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced that Robert A. Friedel, a partner at the law firm of Pepper Hamilton LLP, will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ live webcast entitled: “The JOBS Act and Its Impact on Capital-Raising.” This event is scheduled for December 14, 2012 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM ET.

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Event Synopsis:

The recently enacted Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (JOBS Act) brings a new economic environment for investors raising countless questions regarding its impact on capital formation, IPOs and securities offerings, early stage fundraising (including “Crowdfunding”), new regulatory frameworks and private equity and traditional investments.

This live webcast will cover many of the most critical issues surrounding the JOBS Act affecting small, mid-cap and larger companies. The panel of thought leaders will share their expert opinions in a two-hour webcast and will give you a comprehensive update on this topic. They will also be available to answer your questions during the Q&A session.

About Robert A. Friedel

Robert Friedel is a partner in the Corporate and Securities Practice Group of Pepper Hamilton LLP, resident in the firm’s Philadelphia office.

Mr. Friedel regularly counsels NYSE, Nasdaq and other publicly traded companies and their officers and directors through the increasingly complex web of governing federal and state laws and rules, including SEC regulations and stock exchange rules, developments in statutory, regulatory and case law, and corporate governance best practices. He represents issuers, underwriters and selling shareholders in initial public offerings, follow-on public offerings, PIPEs offerings and high yield debt 144A offerings, including related registered exchange offers. Mr. Friedel represents purchasers and sellers in merger and acquisition transactions involving publicly and privately held acquirers and targets, and he represents issuers, private equity funds and venture capital investors in complex equity investment, spin-off and restructuring transactions.

About Pepper Hamilton LLP

Pepper Hamilton LLP is a multi-practice law firm with more than 500 lawyers nationally. The firm provides corporate, litigation and regulatory legal services to leading businesses, governmental entities, nonprofit organizations and individuals throughout the nation and the world. The firm was founded in 1890.

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 issue 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 from 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:
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