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Jodi E. Lopez, Partner, Sidley Austin LLP to Speak at KC’s Revenue Recognition in 2013 Live Webcast

New York, NY, December 20, 2012 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced that Jodi E. Lopez, Partner, Sidley Austin LLP will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “Revenue Recognition in 2013 LIVE Webcast.” This event is scheduled on January 24, 2013 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM ET.

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Event Synopsis:

Fundamental changes to Revenue Recognition have affected companies of all types and in the past few years and is likely to continue for the foreseeable future. This webcast will provide essential information on key revenue recognition topics including:

- Look back and updates
- Enforcement issues of FASB, IASB and SEC
- Preparation for the implement of new rules under the latest Exposure Draft
- Guidelines to mitigate pitfalls under the current rules
- Discussion on Revenue from Contracts with Customers
- Regulatory Update and Implementation Considerations on EITF 08-1 and 09-3

The Knowledge Group has assembled a panel of key thought leaders and regulators to help financial executives understand all the important issues with respect to this important topic. Hear it from the experts and interact with them during the Q&A session where the audience will be invited to ask the speakers questions live.

About Jodi E. Lopez

Jodi Lopez’s practice focuses on complex civil litigation with an emphasis on financial litigation in the fields of securities and professional liability, including shareholder class actions, bankruptcy trustee suits, and derivative suits. Ms. Lopez has substantial experience representing major accounting firms and their partners and employees as well as public companies and their directors and officers in cases across a broad range of industries, including suits brought under the federal and state securities laws, professional negligence, and breach of fiduciary duty. She also has substantial experience representing clients in SEC investigations. Ms. Lopez was one of the recipients of Public Counsel’s 2011 President’s Award based on her work for a Los Angeles- based organization that provides housing for the homeless. Ms. Lopez has co-authored several publications on securities litigation and is an active Board Member of both the Los Angeles Center for Law and Justice and the University of Michigan Club of Los Angeles.

About Sidley Austin LLP

Sidley Austin LLP is a premier law firm. With approximately 1700 lawyers, Sidley provides a broad range of legal services to meet the diverse needs of large and small businesses across a multitude of industries, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Sidley has strategically established its offices in the key corporate and financial centers of the world with offices in 18 cities on four continents. Sidley is recognized for service and responsiveness. For the third consecutive year, and each year since the survey’s inception, Sidley has received the most first-tier national rankings of any U.S. law firm in the 2013 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” survey. BTI, a Boston-based research and consulting firm, has named Sidley as one of only three firms to have been in the top ten of the BTI Client Service rankings every year since the inception of those rankings in 2001, and was number one in three of those years. Website:

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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