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  Regulatory Changes for Insurance Securities Products
  Demystified LIVE Webcast

Spurred by the global financial crisis, insurance companies have instituted a series of transformative financial reforms to help meet the ongoing legal challenges of regulatory changes and initiatives.

Banking & Finance 02/18/2014
  401(k) and 403(b) Investments: What's New for 2014 and Beyond?
  LIVE Webcast

One of the key issues for plan fiduciaries and participants is the Department of Labor disclosure of upcoming new regulations relating to 401(k) and 403(b) Investment Options.

Employee Benefits 02/20/2014
  Insurance Companies in the New Digital World Order: Trends and Best
  Practices LIVE Webcast

Digital technology has gone main stream in the business world as it boosts productivity, bringing in real results. One question to consider is: with digital technologies playing a major role in the business of insurance; what sorts of threats does it pose to the company?

Banking and Finance 02/24/2014
  Understanding the FTC's Updated Guides in Digital Advertising
  LIVE Webcast

The issuance of “.com Disclosures: How to Make Effective Disclosures in Digital Advertising" ("Dot Com Disclosures") by the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC"), signifies potentially stepped up efforts to address consumer protection concerns with respect to digital advertising.

Technology 02/25/2014
  Emerging Issues in Executive Compensation in 2014 LIVE Webcast

Issues arising from executive compensation are continuing to have a significant impact on many companies and their employees. Identifying potential problems and crafting good policies early on can significantly minimize damages in the long run.

Employee Benefits 02/26/2014
  PCAOB's New World of Auditor Reporting Explored LIVE Webcast

Two proposals issued by the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) to expand the auditor's report may significantly affect companies and their audit committees.
Accounting & Auditing 02/27/2014
  Emerging Issues in Healthcare IP: Medical & Mobile Tech Explored LIVE   Webcast

Intellectual property & mobile technology continue to play a significant role in healthcare. Staying on top of this rapidly evolving field requires vigilance, and for health care leaders, it requires an understanding of the latest tools and challenges, as well as potential pitfalls.

Legal Series 02/28/2014
  Significant Issues in Distressed Debt and Restructurings Explored
  LIVE Webcast

The growing complexities of tax rules and issues surrounding Distressed Debt and Restructurings make acquisition of such assets especially challenging for companies in 2014 & beyond.

Banking & Finance 03/03/2014
  Revenue Cycle Management: What You Need to Know LIVE Webcast

Revenue Cycle Management (RCM) continues to affect hospitals and healthcare facilities. To help hospital advisors navigate through the myriad of challenges they face, The Knowledge Group is producing a live webcast: "Revenue Cycle Management: What You Need to Know." This interactive course will provide crucial information on key revenue cycle management issues and other hot topics.

Healthcare 03/04/2014
  Workers Classification Demystified LIVE Webcast

Significant issues with respect to worker classification are on the rise particularly as the Internal Revenue Services (IRS) continues to increase its effort to examine whether employers are complying with employment classification regulations.

Legal Series 03/05/2014
  SOX and Assurance Services: How to Assess and Manage IT Risk LIVE
  Webcast

IT risk management has become increasingly complex in the current fast paced global market. Risks are big and pop up fast. It is therefore essential that companies be armed with the most effective practices and techniques to help manage them and limit their impact.

Technology/Finance 03/06/2014
  Liquidity Risk Management: Regulatory and Compliance Issues in 2014
  LIVE Webcast

As the administration continues to step up enforcement activities on companies with respect to liquidity issues, the need for your company to review your compliance/risk management program intensifies. Banks are now faced with two distinct sets of challenges when addressing liquidity risk requirements. This would include: setting up the operational infrastructure and policies that support ratio calculation, capital realignment, and reporting requirements.

Banking and Finance 03/07/2014
  Best Strategies for a Successful Retirement Plan Design LIVE Webcast

Best Strategies for a Successful Retirement Plan Design LIVE Webcast will help clients and their advisors develop better strategies for retirement plan options for employees.

Employee Benefits 03/11/2014
  New Telephone Consumer Protection Act: Boon or Bane
  to Your Company? LIVE Webcast

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) final regulations requiring prior express written consent for autodialed telemarketing calls to cell phones and prerecorded telemarketing messages under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act ("TCPA") will go in effect on October 16, 2013.

Communications / Telecommunications 03/12/2014
  Understanding SEC's New Rules in IFRS XBRL for Foreign Private Issuers
  LIVEWebcast

The Securities and Exchange Commission’s IFRS XBRL (International Financial Reporting Standards eXtensible Business Reporting Language) was created to provide efficiencies and greater consistency with respect to financial report filings. However, as with any change, users must address transition issues as they acquaint themselves to the new approaches.

Accounting 03/13/2014
  Corporate Bankruptcy: Significant Issues for 2014 and Beyond LIVE Webcast

In a volatile and unpredictable economic environment, companies and industry watchers must be in the know with respect to the latest trends and issues in corporate bankruptcy.

Banking and Finance 03/14/2014
  Understanding SEC Guidance on Social Media Disclosures LIVE Webcast

In April 2013, the Securities and Exchange Commission issued guidance for public companies regarding disclosure of financial and/or related nonpublic information via social media.

Banking & Finance 03/14/2014
  US REITS for Foreign Investment: Understanding Advantages Under
  FIRPTA Proposed Reforms LIVE Webcast

Real estate investment trusts (REITs) have been considered to be tax-efficient vehicles for foreign investments in U.S. real estate. Recently, the Obama administration issued two legislative proposals namely: (1) Real Estate Investment and; (2) Jobs Act of 2013.

Banking and Finance 03/17/2014
  Crowdfunding Through Funding Portals: What You Need to Know
  LIVE Webcast

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

Banking & Finance 03/19/2014
  Emerging Issues in Criminal Tax Enforcement LIVE Webcast

Tax Fraud continues to proliferate in spite of stepped up enforcement and prosecution activity from the Feds.

Tax 03/21/2014
  The Federal Reserve's Proposed Liquidity Rule and its Impact on Financial
  Institutions LIVE Webcast

The Federal Reserve has issued a proposal that aims to impose quantitative requirements on major US banks’ liquidity management practices. More so, the proposal generally follows the Basel Committee’s international standard on Banking Supervision in early 2013 but with some twists, including an accelerated phase-in schedule.
Banking and Finance 03/24/2014
  Significant Issues for Fraudulent Transfer Actions LIVE Webcast

This course presents an overview and comprehensive discussion of various significant issues concerning fraudulent transfer actions. Our panel of key thought leaders and practitioners will offer a refresher on fraudulent transfer basics and an in-depth analysis of the latest developments and cases.

Legal Series 03/25/2014
  FCPA 2014: Compliance Initiatives and Trends LIVE Webcast

In a two hour live webcast, a panel of thought leaders and practitioners assembled by The Knowledge Group will discuss the significant issues and latest insights on how to strengthen your FCPA compliance initiatives and trends for 2014 including:

Legal Series 03/26/2014
  Understanding the Lasting Impact of Basel III on Community Banks
  LIVE Webcast

Recently, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation ("FDIC") approved an interim final rule adopting the Federal Reserve Board's current changes to the Basel III bank capital rules under Dodd-Frank. Though FDIC made some changes to Basel III addressing some of the concerns of community banks, still, they have found themselves under increasing regulatory scrutiny with risk-based capital final rule. To help community banks' executives, the Knowledge Group has gathered a panel of distinguished practitioners and thought leaders to discuss the most critical issues in relation to Understanding Basel III Impacts on Community Banks.

Banking & Finance 03/27/2014
  Exploring Drug Quality and Security Act: (HR 3204) and its Impact to
  Drug Manufacturers, Pharmacies, and Healthcare LIVE Webcast

On November 2013, President Obama signed into law The Drug Quality and Security Act (HR 3204) that authorizes the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to develop a track-and-trace system to protect the public from counterfeit, stolen, and harmful drugs. The law replaces State level ePedigree regulations.

Healthcare 03/28/2014
  Loyalty Discounts, the Intel Investigations, and ZF Meritor v. Eaton
  LIVE Webcast

This presentation uses two recent antitrust matters (the various Intel investigations and cases; ZF Meritor v. Eaton) to describe the circumstances in which an incumbent monopolist can use loyalty discounts with buyers to exclude a rival.

Legal Series 03/31/2014
  Hatch-Waxman Act Updates in 2014 LIVE Webcast

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) and the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (“OIG”) have stepped up its Hatch-Waxman Act Safe Harbor enforcement activity and it’s a sure bet more activity is on the way.

Healthcare 04/02/2014
  Emerging Issues on SEC New Rule 506(c) LIVE Webcast

Pursuant to the New Rule 506(c), the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued final rules regarding accelerated capital formation for emerging businesses, which went into effect on September 23, 2013. The SEC is also considering new and extensive due diligence requirements, which may include: (1) making a filing of your intent to use general solicitations before the first general solicitation occurs; (2) making a closing filing after the termination of the offering, submitting general solicitation materials to the SEC prior to using such materials and (3) including certain legends and other specific disclosures on all general solicitation materials.

Banking and Finance 04/03/2014
  Hybrid Cloud Computing for Healthcare: Why Your Organization Needs to Adopt
  Hybrid Cloud Services and How it Can Avoid the Risks and Pitfalls LIVE Webcast

Complex and confusing healthcare regulations and requirements for the protection and security of private data are two of the main reasons why the healthcare sector has been hesitant to adopt cloud computing technologies.

Health Care/Technology 04/04/2014
  Understanding 2014's Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBCs)
  LIVE Webcast

Pursuant to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care ("PPACA"), the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services (HHS), and Treasury (the departments), have issued final regulations regarding the summaries of benefits and coverage (SBCs) and the uniform glossary along with templates, instructions and related materials for coverage effective prior to January 1, 2014. Now that the final rule is in place, employers are left with significant questions regarding enforcement and coordination between state and federal regulators.

Employee Benefits 04/07/2014
  OFAC's General License E and F's Impact on ITSR LIVE Webcast

On September 10, 2013, two General Licenses was issued by the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) affecting the Iranian transactions and sanctions regulations.

Banking & Finance 04/08/2014
  Patent Acquisitions – When Are They HSR Reportable? LIVE Webcast

The Knowledge Group has developed a panel of key thought Leaders and practitioners to help companies understand the Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) rules for patent acquisitions, including the new rules of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for exclusive pharmaceutical patent licenses. The program will cover the most significant topics involved along with a Q&A panel to whom the attendees' questions will be addressed.

Legal Series 04/09/2014
  Patent Squashed: Global Pharma Patents & the Impact of India and
  Novartis - What's Next LIVE Webcast

Patenting pharmaceuticals outside the US is becoming an increasingly complex and costly task for companies. India's Supreme Court recently threw out Novartis AG's attempt to obtain patent protection for a new version of its cancer fighting drug Glivec rocking the industry.

Legal Series 04/10/2014
  Health Care Information Technology: The Challenges for Privacy
  and Security of Personal Health Information LIVE Webcast

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), in effect since 2003, provides regulation to ensure the security of Protected Health Information (PHI) of individuals.
Healthcare 04/11/2014
  Hot Topics in Dealing with Banking Cyber security LIVE Webcast

In a two hour live webcast, a panel of thought leaders and practitioners assembled by The Knowledge Group will discuss the significant and latest issues with respect to Hot Topics in Dealing with Banking Cyber Security.
Technology/ Banking 04/14/2014
  Emerging Intellectual Property Issues 2014 LIVE Webcast

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Legal Series 04/15/2014
   ERISA Enforcement and Compliance: A 2014 Perspective
   LIVE Webcast

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Employee Benefits 04/15/2014
  eDiscovery Law LIVE Webcast

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Legal Series 04/16/2014
  Bankruptcy and Restructuring: The Latest Trends LIVE Webcast

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Legal Series 04/16/2014
  Patent & IP Law LIVE Webcast

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Legal Series 04/17/2014
  Anti-Money Laundering in 2014 LIVE Webcast

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Banking & Finance 04/17/2014
  Hot Topics in the Pharma Biotech Industries LIVE Webcast

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Healthcare 04/18/2014
  SEC Corporate Governance LIVE Webcast

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Banking & Finance 04/18/2014
  Labor and Employment Law Hot Topics & Global Issues
  LIVE Webcast

This course offers labor and employment professionals an overview of the latest trends, critical issues, and best practices with respect Hot Topics in Global Labor and Employment Law.

Legal Series 04/21/2014
  Reits 2014 LIVE Webcast

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Banking & Finance 04/21/2014
  Enterprise Risk Management in 2014 LIVE Webcast

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Risk Management 04/22/2014
Accounting 04/22/2014
  Healthcare and Data Security LIVE Webcast

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Healthcare/Technology 04/23/2014
  Hot Topics in Healthcare Industry LIVE Webcast

This course offers health and medical institutions an overview of the latest trends; critical issues and best practices with respect Hot Topics in Healthcare Industry.

Healthcare 04/23/2014
  Emerging Issues on Type A and Type B Leases: What You Need to Know
  LIVE Webcast

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) issued a joint proposal that may significantly alter how companies approach accounting for leases.

Accounting 04/24/2014
  Emerging Issues: FDA Food Safety Foreign Suppliers & US Importers
  Rules Impact and Guidance in 2014 LIVE Webcast

On July 26, 2013, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued two proposed rules in accordance with Section 301 of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA): (1) governing foreign supplier verification and (2) governing third-party audits and certification.

Healthcare 04/24/2014
  FDA Hot Topics in 2014 LIVE Webcast

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Healthcare 04/25/2014
  Executive Compensation: What's in it for Banks LIVE Webcast

The Knowledge Group has developed a panel of key thought leaders and practitioners to help companies understand the regulations on Compliance and Risk Executives' Compensation for Banks including its background, impact, key risks, compliance issues and others. The program will cover the most significant topics involved along with a Q&A panel to whom the attendees' questions will be addressed. The Faculty will discuss the following topics:
Banking & Finance 04/25/2014
  The HRSA's 340B Program Orphan Drug Final Rule LIVE Webcast

On July 23, 2013, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) issued the final rule of the Exclusion of Orphan Drugs for Certain Covered Entities Under 340B Program.

Legal Series 04/28/2014
  Protecting Trade Secrets Legal Series LIVE Webcast

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Legal Series 04/28/2014
  The Affordable Care Act in 2014. Lessons Learned LIVE Webcast

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Healthcare 04/29/2014
  Exploring FASB's Liquidation Basis of Accounting LIVE Webcast

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has issued an amended draft to simplify the financial reporting standard of companies engaged in liquidation.

Accounting 04/29/2014
  Gamer Technology Law: Significant Issues and Developments
  LIVE Webcast

Gamer Technology Law: Significant Issues and Developments LIVE Webcast is designed for business executives and attorneys involved in the interactive entertainment industry who seek to have an enhanced understanding of the issues surrounding the Gamer Technology Law.

Technology 04/30/2014
  Hot Topics in the Insurance Industry LIVE Webcast

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Insurance 04/30/2014
  Preparing for Basel III Compliance: The Challenge of Understanding and Meeting
  the Liquidity Coverage Ratio (LCR) Calculation and Liquidity Reporting Requirements LIVE Webcast

Bank regulators worldwide will be implementing the Basel III requirements from 2015 onwards. This includes an enhanced liquidity risk reporting regime, spearheaded by the Liquidity Coverage Ratio (LCR) and Net Stable Funding Ratio (NSFR) liquidity risk metrics

Banking & Finance 05/01/2014
  The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP): Fair Practices? LIVE Webcast

The Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a pending, controversial agreement between 12 nations bordering the Pacific. Negotiations by-and-large have been secret.

Legal Series 05/02/2014
  Fair Market Value in Healthcare Transactions in 2014 LIVE Webcast

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Accounting 05/02/2014
  Sunshine Act: The Final Rule in 2014 LIVE Webcast

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Healthcare 05/05/2014
  2014 Trends of ERP Cloud Computing LIVE Webcast

The Knowledge Group is producing a live webcast: 2014 Trends of ERP Cloud Computing LIVE Webcast to help companies' security officers and other professionals better manage ERP cloud computing.

Accounting/Technology 05/05/2014
  Advertising Sweepstakes and Contests in Social Media for 2014 and
  Beyond LIVE Webcast

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Legal Series 05/06/2014
  Legal Series: M&A Transactions & Underfunded Benefit
   Plan Issues Explored: A 2014 Update LIVE Webcast

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Legal Series 05/06/2014
  Financial Fraud/White Collar Crimes: A 2014 Perspective LIVE Webcast

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Banking & Finance 05/07/2014
  D&O Liability Insurance Policies: Emerging Issues and Practical Guidance
  LIVE Webcast

On October 10, 2013, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) issued Financial Institution Letter 47-2013 to warn insured depository institutions of two areas of concern for director and officer insurance policies namely: (1) FDIC’s noted increase in exclusionary terms or provisions contained in institutions’ D&O insurance policies “that may adversely affect the recruitment and retention of well-qualified individuals and (2) FDIC insurance coverage for civil money penalties (“CMPs”).

Banking & Finance 05/07/2014
  Understanding FinCEN's Guidance on FATF's Jurisdiction List with
  AML/CFT Deficiencies LIVE Webcast

On September 17, 2013, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”) Financial Action Task Force published guidance concerning strategic anti-money laundering/counter-terrorist financing (“AMC/CTF”) deficiencies.

Banking and Finance 05/08/2014
  State and Local Tax Planning and Strategies 2014 LIVE Webcast

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Tax 05/08/2014
  Mergers and Acquisitions in 2014 LIVE Webcast

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Legal Series 05/09/2014
  A Balanced Approach to Smart Technology: Privacy, Security,
  Regulation, and Commercialization LIVE Webcast

Today, technological advances occur far more frequently and faster than ever before. The latest development is Google Glass, an advanced ‘wearable technology’ using voice and eye control that enables Internet access, photography, video recording , messaging, and uploading of all data to cloud storage.

Technology 05/09/2014
  The FTC and Marketing to Children, Tweens & Teens in 2014 LIVE Webcast

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Legal Series 05/12/2014
  CFTC's Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight (DSIO)
  Advisory for Non-US Swap Dealers LIVE Webcast

The Knowledge Group has assembled a panel of key thought leaders to provide the audience with an In-depth analysis of CFTC's Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight (DSIO) Advisory for Non-U.S. Swap Dealers.

Banking & Finance 05/12/2014
  Emerging Issues in Workplace Class Action Litigation in 2014
  LIVE Webcast

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Legal Series 05/13/2014
  Managed File Transfer: Risk Management and Best Practices
  LIVE Webcast

The Knowledge Congress is producing a two-hour Live Webcast entitled: “Managed File Transfer: Risk Management and Best Practices”, that will offer an In-depth discussion to help companies achieve their business objectives.
Technology 05/13/2014
  Best Practices for Preventing Banking Fraud in 2014 LIVE Webcast

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Banking & Finance 05/14/2014
  Understanding FDA Guidance on Mobile Medical Applications
  LIVE Webcast

On September 23, 2013, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued the final guidance for mobile medical applications, confirming that the federal agency views such products to be within its regulatory authority. The guidance clarifies the focus of the regulatory activity as it pertains to a specific set of apps. All Companies should have a complete and thorough understanding of the particulars of the final rule to avoid costly errors and penalties.

Legal Series 05/14/2014
  Tax Planning in the New E-Commerce Environment in 2014 LIVE Webcast

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Tax 05/15/2014
  Foreign Banking Organizations (FBOs): Regulatory Issues
  and Compliance LIVE Webcast

This course offers an in-depth outline for banks to re-examine their processes, procedures, and disclosure concerning banking law and Foreign Banking Organization (FBO).

Banking & Finance 05/15/2014
  HIPAA/HITECH in 2014: What You Need to Know LIVE Webcast

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Healthcare 05/16/2014
  Hot Topics in Affordable Care Act in 2014 LIVE Webcast

In this two-hour LIVE Webcast, a panel of key thought Leaders organized by The Knowledge Group will provide an overview on the Hot Topics in Affordable Care Act this 2014 to help you understand the critical elements of its proposal and potential effects.

Healthcare 05/16/2014
  Critical Regulatory Changes for Banks and Financial Institutions
  in the UK in 2014 LIVE Webcast

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Banking & Finance 05/19/2014
  Understanding Anti-Whistleblower Protocols for Companies:
  A 2014 Perspective LIVE Webcast

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Legal Series 05/20/2014
  Anti-Corruption Compliance in the Pharmaceutical and Medical
  Devices Industry LIVE Webcast

Under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977, the United States Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission are investigating and prosecuting alleged bribery and corruption overseas by US pharmaceutical and medical device companies.

Legal Series 05/20/2014
  State & Local Tax: Fair Apportionment Method LIVE Webcast

In a two hour live webcast, a panel of thought leaders and practitioners assembled by The Knowledge Group will discuss the significant and latest issues on how a company should choose its fair apportionment method tactically and practically including:

Tax 05/22/2014
  'Tougher' Volcker Rule Explored LIVE Webcast

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Banking & Finance 05/23/2014
  FATCA Guidance for Foreign Banks: Are You Prepared?
  LIVE Webcast

Pursuant to U.S. Treasury Code Sections 1471 through 1474 and Notice 2013-43, effective for payments after June 30, 2014, all foreign financial institutions (FFIs) will be obliged to enter into disclosure compliance agreements with the U.S. Treasury (unless an exemption or FATCA Intergovernmental Agreement applies), and all non-financial foreign entities (NFFEs) that are not excepted under the regulations must certify their ownership or be subject to the same 30 percent withholding.

Tax, Banking & Finance 05/28/2014
  Practical Guidance on Critical Care Coding and Billing in 2014
  LIVE Webcast

Coding and billing in critical care settings continue to affect hospitals and healthcare practices. The Knowledge Group is producing a live webcast: "Practical Guidance on Critical Care Coding and Billing in 2014 LIVE Webcast" To help healthcare organizations better manage critical care coding and billing issues.
Healthcare 05/29/2014
  The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and the Energy Industry:
  Significant Issues for 2014 LIVE Webcast

This course offers an overview of the latest trends and best practices with respect to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s regulatory and enforcements efforts for the energy industry. A panel of thought leaders and practitioners will help firms better understand significant issues surrounding this hot topic.

Energy 06/04/2014
  The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission: Understanding
  and Responding to EEOC Charges LIVE Webcast

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's (EEOC) is a bi-partisan body of five members, appointed by the President and confirmed by the Senate, who act as the enforcer of employment anti-discrimination laws and chief promoter of equal employment opportunity in the US.

Legal Series 06/06/2014
  SEC Update: 'Bad Actor' Rule for JOBS Act LIVE Webcast

The recent enactment of Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (JOBS Act) posts new legal challenges for anti-fraud consumer advocates. In this light, the SEC is pressured to adopt the bad actor rule under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.

Banking and Finance 06/10/2014
  ICANN's New Generic Top Level Domains: What You Need To Know in
  2014 LIVE Webcast

In light of recent rolled out cases of generic top-level domains (gTLDs) such as .com, .net, and .org, businesses may want to expand this year's gTLDs—such as .store, .cloud, .software, .app, .home, and many more—as part of their brand strategies. Recently, the Internet Committee for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) announced first three approved gTLD applicants that have signed Registry Agreements, which are now permitted to begin operating their new gTLD registries

Technology 06/11/2014
  Understanding Antitrust & Competition Strategies LIVE Webcast

This LIVE webcast aims to help you to avoid common pitfalls and risk issues surrounding: Understanding Antitrust & Competition Strategies LIVE Webcast.
Legal Series 06/13/2014
  Iranian Sanctions for 2014 and Beyond LIVE Webcast

One of the most anticipating issues this year 2014 is what's in store for U.S. sanctions on Iran. New disclosure regulations and/or sanctions could significantly impact Iran's economy. This year is deemed significant to a more comprehensive agreement between the United States and Iran.

Legal Series 06/17/2014
  Anti-Money Laundering Compliance and Solutions in 2014
  LIVE Webcast

The Knowledge Group has developed a panel of key thought leaders and practitioners to help companies understand: anti-money laundering compliance and solutions in 2014 for bankers, accountants, IT experts, regulators and related practitioners including: background, impact, key risks, compliance issues and others. The program will cover the most significant topics involved along with a Q&A panel in which the attendees will be invited to ask the speakers questions.

Banking & Finance 06/18/2014
  Understanding Successor Liability: How to Deal with Employment
  Law Claims LIVE Webcast

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Legal Series 06/23/2014
  Employer Engagement: The Key to Employees Commitment LIVE Webcast

The Knowledge Group has developed a panel of key thought leaders and practitioners to help companies understand the employer engagement regulations including its background, impact, key risks, compliance issues and others.

Employee Benefits 06/24/2014
  Cyber Security and Data Privacy: Views on Article III Standing
   LIVE Webcast

As cyber security and data privacy concerns continue to evolve, security experts must keep themselves up to date to combat increasingly sophisticated threats to protect their firms and clients.

Technology 06/25/2014
  PCI DSS V3.0: Understanding Recent Updates and Ensuring
  Compliance LIVE Webcast

The Knowledge Group has assembled a panel of key thought leaders to provide the audience with an In-depth analysis of PCI DSS V3.0 aimed at understanding the recent updates and ensuring compliance.
Technology 06/26/2014
  State Taxation Issues for Foreign Operating Companies
  LIVE Webcast

In a two hour live webcast, a panel of thought leaders and practitioners assembled by The Knowledge Group will discuss the significant and latest issues on state taxation issues for foreign operating companies including:

Tax 06/27/2014
  Compliance Risk Management for IFRS 9 LIVE Webcast

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Accounting 06/30/2014
  Significance and Emerging Issues of Data Breach on Cyber Risk
  Insurance and Liabilities LIVE Webcast

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Technology 07/11/2014
  Representations and Warranties Insurance: Best Solution For
  Your M&A Transactions LIVE Webcast

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Insurance 07/15/2014
Banking & Finance 07/16/2014
  FASB Derivatives and Hedging in 2014 LIVE Webcast

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Accounting 07/18/2014
  The Impact of Healthcare Reform in M&A LIVE Webcast

Our panel of key thought leaders and practitioners assembled by The Knowledge Group will offer a discussion on the fundamentals and updates regarding the latest and significant issues surrounding the Impact of Healthcare Reform in M&A. This LIVE Webcast aims to help you avoid common pitfalls and risk issues in connection with this current topic on healthcare.

Healthcare 07/22/2014
  CFPB's Arbitration Study: Understanding Its Impact on Financial
  Institutions LIVE Webcast

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Banking and Finance 07/25/2014
  IRS Final Rules on Sales Based Royalties and Vendor
   Allowances: What You Need To Know LIVE Webcast

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Accounting 08/07/2014
  Fraud, Risk Management and Governance: SEC's Focus in 2014
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Legal Series 08/14/2014
  Emerging Issues & the FHA Reform Bill LIVE Webcast

On July 31, 2013, the Senate Banking Committee approved Federal Housing Administration (FHA) Solvency Act of 2013.

Banking & Finance TBD
  Tax Preparer Series: Form 1040 in 2012 What You Need to Know LIVE   Webcast

Preparing & filing Form 1040 is the bread and butter of most tax preparers. Therefore its essential have a strong knowledge base when preparing this form for your clients including any of the annual updates.

Tax Preparer Series TBD
  The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 for Charitable Institutions: Tax   Certainties in an Uncertain World LIVE Webcast

In January 2013, the American Taxpayer Relief Act was passed into law to avoid the potential impact of the so-called fiscal cliff.

Nonprofit TBD
  Top Accounting Mistakes and How to Avoid Them LIVE Webcast
In an ever more complex environment with constant regulatory changes, there is little room for errors. In today’s environment, it’s necessary for accountants to learn and avoid the common mistakes so that they can tackle the big stuff.
Accounting TBD
  Understanding NASDAQ's Proposed Internal Audit Function Requirement
  LIVE Webcast

On March 4, 2013, Nasdaq proposed sweeping changes to internal audit function requirements that, if approved by the SEC, will require listed companies to establish and maintain an internal audit function on or prior June 30, 2013. Furthermore, they will be obliged to comply with the new listing requirement by December 31, 2013.

Accounting/Auditing TBD
    


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