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Lawrence I. Witdorchic, Partner, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP to Speak at the KCís event

New York, NY, March 24, 2016 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Lawrence I. Witdorchic, Partner, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP will speak at the Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “The SEC's Final Pay Ratio Rules: What You Need to Know in 2016.” This event is scheduled for April 12, 2016 from 3:00pm – 5:00pm (ET).

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About Lawrence I. Witdorchic
Lawrence (Larry) Witdorchic is a partner in the Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Group. In each of the 2011 — 2015 editions of Chambers USA and The Legal 500, Larry was named as a leading individual for New York Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation.

Larry advises a wide variety of clients in transactional matters, including private equity funds and publicly-held corporations, with respect to the executive compensation and employee benefits features of mergers, takeovers, other acquisitions, dispositions and initial public offerings. Larry’s practice includes the structuring and design of equity compensation arrangements, including stock options, stock appreciation rights, restricted stock, phantom stock, performance shares and LLC/partnership interests (including profits interests), and all facets of nonqualified deferred compensation plans and arrangements, including tax and accounting consequences.

About Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
Paul, Weiss is a firm of more than 900 lawyers with diverse backgrounds, personalities, ideas and interests who collaboratively provide innovative solutions to our clients' most critical and complex legal and business challenges. We represent some of the largest publicly and privately held corporations and investors in the world as well as clients in need of pro bono assistance.

Event Synopsis:
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted the final pay ratio disclosure rules last August 2015. The rules implement the provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act that necessitates U.S. public companies’ to disclosure of the ratio of their CEO's compensation to that of their median employee. The final rules are aligned with the SEC's original proposal dating back to 2013 and the recent amendments are intended to help eradicate future risks and compliance costs.

In a two-hour live webcast, a panel of thought leaders and professionals assembled by The Knowledge Group will provide an in-depth discussion of the fundamentals as well as recent developments of the SEC’s Final Pay Ratio Rules. Speakers will provide their expert thoughts and opinions on how to best comply with the requirements of the final rules.
Key topics include:

SEC’s Final Pay Ratio Rules
Disclosure Required by Section 953(b) of Dodd-Frank
Purpose of the Pay Ratio Disclosure
Disclosure of the Pay Ratio
Scope and Limitation
Legal Risks and Challenges

About The Knowledge Group /The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series

The Knowledge Group 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 for an event, please visit:
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