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Scott J.F. Goldstein, Counsel, Sidley Austin LLP to Speak at Knowledge Congress Event

New York, NY, March 08, 2013 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Scott J.F. Goldstein, Counsel, Sidley Austin LLP, will speak at a 2-hour webcast entitled “Transactional Insurance: Best Tool to Close the Deal LIVE Webcast.” This event is scheduled for April 18, 2013 @ 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM (ET).

About Scott J.F. Goldstein

Scott J.F. Goldstein is of counsel in Sidley’s Chicago office. Mr. Goldstein’s practice is focused on a variety of corporate and regulatory matters relating to the insurance industry. Mr. Goldstein has represented various insurance and financial services entity clients in connection with mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, corporate reorganizations, joint ventures, venture capital transactions, complex reinsurance structures, alternative transaction structures, and other financial transactions including negotiation of insurance policy language in connection with transactions. Mr. Goldstein’s practice also is focused on the various regulatory aspects of the insurance industry, including insurance holding company system regulation, the regulation of insurance producers and administrators, the regulation of reinsurance and alternative risk financing structures, and insurance company investment regulation, including the use of derivative instruments by insurance companies. In that regard, Mr. Goldstein has represented various insurance companies, investment banks, and derivatives dealers with respect to insurance company investment transactions, including an insurance company’s derivatives transactions.

About Sidley Austin LLP

Sidley Austin LLP is one of the world’s premier law firms with approximately 1,700 lawyers and 18 offices in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Sidley is one of only a few internationally recognized law firms to have a substantial, multi-disciplinary practice devoted to the insurance industry. We have more than 80 lawyers devoted exclusively to providing both transactional and dispute resolution services to the insurance industry, throughout the world. Our Insurance and Financial Services Group has an intimate knowledge of, and appreciation for, the insurance industry and its unique issues and challenges. Regular clients include many of the largest insurance and reinsurance companies, brokers, banks, investment banking firms and regulatory agencies for which we provide regulatory, corporate, capital markets, securities, M&A, private equity, insurance-linked securities, derivatives, tax, reinsurance dispute, class action defense, insolvency and other transactional and litigation services.

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Event Synopsis:

Today's buyers and sellers are more cautious when negotiating M&A deals as complex and difficult problems can unexpectedly surface. Insurance has become an increasingly favorite tool among top dealmakers to help provide cover if the deal goes sour.

Transactional Insurance such as representations and warranties insurance, contingent liability insurance, and tax indemnity insurance are of high demand in today's M&A transactions. Buyers and sellers find these insurance as an effective tool in resolving deal issues, particularly matters on protecting post-closing erosion of value.

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