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Gregg Bienstock, CEO and Co-Founder with Lumesis, Inc. to Speak at The Knowledge Groupís Municipal Bonds: Trends & Updates You Must Know


New York, NY, June 25, 2017 --(PR.com)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Gregg Bienstock, CEO and Co-Founder with Lumesis, Inc. will speak at The Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Municipal Bonds: Trends & Updates You Must Know.” This event is scheduled for July 20, 2017 from 12:00pm to 1:30pm (ET).

For further details, please visit: https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/webcasts/tax-accounting-finance/local-and-municipal/municipal-bonds-trends-updates-you-must-know-live-webcast

About Gregg Bienstock

Gregg is the CEO and a Co-Founder of Lumesis. He is a frequent speaker on municipal market compliance and has authored several articles on current regulatory issues impacting the municipal market. Prior to Lumesis, Gregg spent more than thirteen years with Ambac Financial Group where, most recently, he was responsible for Strategic Initiatives and previously served as Chief Administrative Officer and Employment Counsel.

Gregg is a 1991 graduate of Brooklyn Law School. He received his B.S. in Business and Economics from the University of Maryland. He serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Lumesis and The Children’s Village.

About Lumesis, Inc.
Lumesis is a financial technology company focused on providing business efficiency and compliance solutions via the DIVER platform to hundreds of clients and over 44,000 users in the municipal bond marketplace.

Lumesis is dedicated to serving the municipal bond market that has historically been underserved by technology providers. Founded in 2010, Lumesis develops and delivers industry-leading solutions to their clients better comply with regulatory needs, manage risk, and help the muni market work more efficiently.

Abstract
Recent defaults, bankruptcies and fiscal challenges have called into question the traditional stability and creditworthiness of municipal bonds, bringing the market under heightened scrutiny by regulators. Since 2010, the SEC Public Finance Unit has taken a bevy of enforcement actions concerning municipal issues, using novel techniques, which signals an aggressive stance towards addressing perceived misconduct. Municipal bond issuers and officials and regulated actors, such as underwriters and municipal advisers, should be aware of the new regulatory environment and adopt appropriate policies and practices.

In this live webcast, a panel of distinguished professionals and thought leaders assembled by The Knowledge Group will discuss the increased regulatory scrutiny and enforcement and explain how market participants can take steps to maximize opportunities and minimize risks.

Key Topics:

• Historical Trends in the Municipal Bond Market
• Current Developments and Updates
• Key Issues and Challenges Facing the Market
• Current Risks and Opportunities
• Litigation, Regulatory Scrutiny and Enforcement
• Best Practices to Mitigate Risk

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: http://theknowledgegroup.org/
Contact Information
The Knowledge Group
Thomas LaPointe, Jr., Executive Director
646-844-0200
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Therese Lumbao, Director
Account Management & Member Services
tlumbao@knowledgecongress.org

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