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Jonathan Levy, Partner, Lindquist & Vennum LLP, to Speak at the Knowledge Group’s Asset Management Megatrends: Redefining the Industry Live Webcast

New York, NY, September 14, 2016 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Jonathan Levy, Partner, Lindquist & Vennum LLP will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “Asset Management Megatrends: Redefining the Industry Live Webcast.” This event is scheduled for Monday, September 19, 2016 @ 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM (ET).

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About Jonathan Levy

Jonathan B. Levy, is Co-Chair of the securities group at Lindquist & Vennum LLP in Minneapolis. Jon leads the investment management practice. Jon regularly represents investment advisers, limited partners, investment companies, broker-dealers and related financial service firms in a variety of matters, including private fund formation, fund governance, adviser and fund disclosure, regulatory examinations and mergers and acquisitions. Jon is on the Board of Directors of the Twin Cities Chapter of the CFA Society where he serves on various committees and is involved in planning the Chapter’s annual investor conference. Jon is also co-chair of the Securities Committee of the Minnesota State Business Association Business Law Section. Jon has a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania, and a B.A. from the University of Wisconsin. Prior to joining Lindquist, he served as Senior Counsel for the SEC’s Southeast Regional Office.

About Lindquist & Vennum LLP

Lindquist & Vennum’s 150 attorneys provide a full array of corporate finance, transactional, and litigation services for clients from offices in Minnesota, Colorado, and South Dakota. The firm has established and emerging practices in many industry and specialty areas, including private equity, financial institutions, real estate, healthcare and life sciences, renewable energy, and bankruptcy. In addition to corporate services, Lindquist also has strong estate planning and family law practices. For nearly five decades, the firm has served corporate, governmental, and individual clients across the nation and around the world.

Event Synopsis:
The asset management industry is expected to undergo major changes in the coming years. As higher volumes of assets are being projected, firms should be able to manage these assets to the best of their combined ability. Required efforts should be delivered to be able to satisfy both investors and policymakers.

Interconnected game changers include the transformation of fee models, the growth of alternative and passive assets, and the emergence of new breed of brand managers. The costs of regulatory compliance may still be high by historical measures. Firms should give substantial thought on how they should respond to these in order to develop an effective strategy.

In this two-hour live webcast, a panel of distinguished professionals and thought leaders will help the asset management industry understand the fundamental and complex aspects of Asset Management. They will provide an in-depth discussion of various megatrends in asset management and will also offer best practices in developing and implementing an efficient coping strategies.

Key topics include:

· The Asset Management Industry Landscape – An Overview
· Megatrends Reshaping the Industry
· Opportunities for the Industry
· Anticipated Industry Challenges
· Regulatory Forecasts

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