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Markley S. Roderick, Shareholder, Flaster Greenberg to Speak at KC’s Crowdfunding Through Funding Portals: What You Need to Know Live Webcast

New York, NY, February 21, 2014 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Markley S. Roderick, Shareholder, Flaster/Greenberg PC will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “Crowdfunding through Funding Portals: What You Need to Know.” This event is scheduled for March 19, 2014 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm (ET).

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About Markley S. Roderick

Markley S. Roderick concentrates his practice on the representation of entrepreneurs and their businesses. He represents companies across a wide range of industries, including technology, real estate, and healthcare. Expanding on his in-depth knowledge of capital raising and securities law, Mark is spearheading Flaster/Greenberg's Crowdfunding Practice. Mark has more than 25 years of experience representing individuals and businesses in a wide variety of transactions, including but not limited to raising money through private placements, venture capital and Crowdfunding; counseling entrepreneurs through the formation, development, and growth of their businesses; buying, selling, and investing in businesses; planning business transactions to minimize corporate and individual taxes, preparing Shareholders’ Agreements, Partnership Agreements, and Operating Agreements; resolving disputes among partners; and technology licensing and development.

He holds a Master's degree in mathematics and a J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law, and is a member of the Crowdfunding Professional Association and the National Crowdfunding Association. Mark maintains a Crowdfunding blog (, which contains news, updates and links to important information pertaining to the JOBS Act and how Crowdfunding may affect your business. You can also follow Mark on Twitter @CrowdfundAttny.

About Flaster/Greenberg PC

Flaster/Greenberg PC is a full-service, commercial law firm serving businesses ranging from privately-held companies to Fortune 100 corporations in practices including corporate, tax, IP, trademark and bankruptcy law. For high net worth individuals and business owners, they also provide tax, trusts and estates, and family law.

Named one of only 20 “hot mid-sized law firms” in 2013 by the National Law Journal, Flaster/Greenberg has six offices including locations in Philadelphia, PA; Cherry Hill and Linwood, NJ; Wilmington, DE; and two locations in New York. The National Law Journal list recognizes 20 stand-out law firms with 50 to 150 lawyers nationwide that have demonstrated creative, innovative strategies to staying competitive. To learn more about Flaster/Greenberg, please visit their website,

Event Synopsis:

On October 23, 2013, a proposal issued by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) which significantly altered how companies approach crowdfunding. The proposal aims to allow non-accredited investors invest in startups and small businesses through SEC-registered funding portals.

In this 2-hour live webcast, a panel of key thought leaders organized by The Knowledge Group will help you understand the critical elements of the proposal and its potential effects on companies’ crowdfunding practices.

Some of the major topics that will be covered in this course are:

• General Standards of the Proposed Rule
• Funding Portal Application
• Funding Portal Conduct
• Funding Portal Compliance
• Investigations and Sanctions
• Arbitration and Mediation: Funding Portal Rule 1200
• Up-to-minute 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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