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Joseph Sorrentino, Managing Director, Steven Hall & Partners to Speak at Knowledge Congress’ Live Webcast

New York, NY, December 11, 2014 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Joseph Sorrentino, Managing Director, Steven Hall & Partners will speak at a 2-hour webcast entitled “The SEC's Proxy Voting Guidance for Investment Advisers: 2015 Perspective Live Webcast.” This two-hour event is scheduled on March 27, 2015 from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm (ET).

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Event Synopsis:

The Knowledge Group is producing a live webcast: The SEC's Proxy Voting Guidance for Investment Advisers: 2015 Perspective to help investors, financial and advisory firms better manage proxy voting issues. This interactive course will provide crucial information regarding the dos and don’ts in corporate governance for 2015 & beyond.

This 2-hour webcast will discuss the following key provisions:

• Proxy Voting Policies and Procedures
• Disclosure Requirements and Exemptions
• Conflict of Interest Mitigation and Error Reduction
• Major Benefits of SEC’s Proxy Voting Guide
• Investment Advisers: Ins and Outs of Proxy Voting
• Possible Criminal Charges for Non- Compliance

About Joseph Sorrentino

Joseph Sorrentino, Managing Director, joined Steven Hall & Partners on its founding in 2005. He previously served as Managing Director and Senior Consultant for nine years with Pearl Meyer & Partners.

Mr. Sorrentino consults with public and privately held companies in the design and implementation of annual and long term incentive plans for corporations, subsidiaries, business units, IPOs, bankruptcies, joint ventures, and mergers and acquisitions. His expertise includes ISS compensation and equity plan modeling and governance policies.

Mr. Sorrentino works extensively with clients on matters of executive and Board remuneration in the chemical, consumer goods, financial services, health care, hospitality, pharmaceutical, regulated utility, and technology sectors, as well as spearheading the firm’s litigation support activities.

A regular speaker on issues related to executive compensation, he is frequently quoted in notable publications such as The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, BusinessWeek, Bloomberg News, USA Today, The Guardian, and CBS In addition, Mr. Sorrentino has been interviewed on the BBC, Bloomberg TV, Fox Business and NPR.

A cum laude graduate of New York University, he received his M.B.A. from the Leonard N. Stern Graduate School of Business.

About Steven Hall & Partners

Steven Hall & Partners is an independent compensation consulting firm, specializing exclusively in the areas of executive compensation, board remuneration and related corporate governance issues. By focusing solely on this critical and complex segment of the human resources arena, the Firm is able to provide clients with the highest quality expertise and best counsel available on a practical basis. Steven Hall & Partners has over 30 years of experience serving a wide range of clients, including for-profit public and private companies and not-for-profit organizations, ranging from the very small (revenues of under $50 million) to the very large (revenues in excess of $50 billion) in many different industries.

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.
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