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The Knowledge Group is a leading provider of continuing education. Our mission is to deliver quality continuing education programs utilizing industry trends and the latest technology to communicate regulatory shifts and contributions made to different fields. Our insightful and engaging webcasts are brought to you by leading influencers to offer a multitude of perspectives and outlooks.

In bringing together thought leaders, regulators, and subject matter experts from around the world, The Knowledge Group strives to be the best-in-class provider of continuing education. The experts we engage with analyze the latest trends, insights, and developments in their industries to bring forth content you can't get anywhere else. Staying current on your continuing education requirements may be an obligation, but The Knowledge Group turns it into an opportunity for growth and professional development whether you need CLE, CPE, SHRM, credits among others.

We invite you to peruse our extensive webcast catalog and wide variety of programs. We can be reached via our website, over the phone at (646) 844-0200 or email us at info@theknowledgegroup.org. We look forward to having you learn with The Knowledge Group.

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The Knowledge Group is a leading provider of continuing education. Our mission is to deliver quality continuing education programs utilizing industry trends and the latest technology to communicate regulatory shifts and contributions made to different fields. Our insightful and engaging webcasts are brought to you by leading influencers to offer a multitude of perspectives and outlooks.

In bringing together thought leaders, regulators, and subject matter experts from around the world, The Knowledge Group strives to be the best-in-class provider of continuing education. The experts we engage with analyze the latest trends, insights, and developments in their industries to bring forth content you can't get anywhere else. Staying current on your continuing education requirements may be an obligation, but The Knowledge Group turns it into an opportunity for growth and professional development whether you need CLE, CPE, SHRM, credits among others.

We invite you to peruse our extensive webcast catalog and wide variety of programs. We can be reached via our website, over the phone at (646) 844-0200 or email us at info@theknowledgegroup.org. We look forward to having you learn with The Knowledge Group.

    Before The Show #165 - Valuation And Forensic Accounting

    Before The Show #165 - Valuation And Forensic Accounting

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    Webcast URL: https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/webcasts/valuation-forensic-accounting-litigation-2019/

    Rapid technological advancements and globalization continue to transpire in businesses as years pass. However, financial crimes such as fraud and embezzlement have also increased along with these advancements, stressing the importance of taking necessary precautions to avoid risks of costly and burdensome litigation. Furthermore, counsel to businesses must be keen when adopting strategic forensic accounting techniques in quantifying and valuating damage claims.

    Join a panel of key thought leaders and practitioners assembled by The Knowledge Group as they delve into an in-depth discussion of the significant developments in forensic accounting, valuation, and litigation. Speakers will also offer practical tips and strategies in this evolving legal climate.

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    • 4 min
    Before The Show #164 - Federal Tax Controversy

    Before The Show #164 - Federal Tax Controversy

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    Webcast URL: https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/webcasts/federal-tax-controversy/

    Despite deadline extensions and a challenging environment caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) continues its strict tax enforcement. Audit activity is expected to be more aggressive as governments grapple to cover the current budget deficit and falling revenues. However, businesses facing assessments or controversies may be able to settle cases more favorably under the present financial crisis.

    Thus, the need for a prompt and professional legal advice remains crucial even amidst the pandemic. Tax professionals should stay conversant with the ever-changing IRS enforcement strategies and legal revamps to successfully address their clients’ potential or ongoing tax disputes. Corporate executives should be equally current to take advantages of new opportunities to reduce federal tax liabilities.

    In this LIVE Webcast, seasoned tax litigators W. Curtis Elliott, Jr. (Culp, Elliott & Carpenter, PLLC) and Barry A. Furman (Fineman Krekstein & Harriswill) will provide the audience with an in-depth analysis of the recent developments in tax enforcement. Speakers will also outline the leading practices to help tax professionals represent clients before the IRS and litigate tax controversies, and help tax professionals and corporate executive manage possible risks and reduce liabilities.

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    • 3 min
    Before The Show #163 - Inter Partes Reviews & Post Grant Proceedings

    Before The Show #163 - Inter Partes Reviews & Post Grant Proceedings

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    Webcast URL: https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/webcasts/inter-partes-reviews-post-grant-proceedings-best-strategies/

    The US Patent & Trademark Office’s (USPTO’s) Inter Partes Reviews (IPR) and Post-Grant Reviews (PGR) proceedings continue to provide patent challengers with a faster and cheaper way to invalidate patents. Thus, patent challengers have made USPTO a forum of choice in disputing patent enforceability and validity.

    Whether an attorney is defending or challenging patents, effective use of AIA trial proceedings is essential to ensure favorable results for clients.

    In this LIVE Webcast, a seasoned panel of thought leaders and professionals assembled by The Knowledge Group will provide the audience with winning IPR and PGR strategies. Speakers will also offer an in-depth analysis of recent legal developments that affect how attorneys approach IPR and PGR proceedings.

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    • 8 min
    Before The Show #162 - 401(k) Fee Disclosure Rules

    Before The Show #162 - 401(k) Fee Disclosure Rules

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    Webcast URL: https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/webcasts/401k-fee-disclosure-rules/

    The Department of Labor Regulations on disclosure of 401(k) plan fees and expenses are designed to provide transparency to participants in a user-friendly format, allowing for an apples-to-apples comparison of fees and expenses under a plan’s investment options that impact participant account balances, and a look under the hood on plan administration costs charged to participant accounts. But greater disclosure can lead to greater scrutiny, and an essential duty for plan sponsors is monitoring fees and expenses that could reduce participant account balances, and timely addressing excesses.

    In this LIVE webcast for the Knowledge Group, Troutman Pepper employee benefits experts Paul Porretta and Mamta Shah will outline the 401(k) plan fee and expense disclosure requirements, and explain the best practices for plan sponsors in navigating this legal minefield.

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    • 5 min
    Before The Show #161 - Construction Disputes

    Before The Show #161 - Construction Disputes

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    Webcast URL: https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/webcasts/construction-disputes-2020/

    Lack of proper project management and documentation, compliance with the preset project standards, and excessive costs are often the reasons behind construction disputes. For years, these disputes have created significant challenges and risks in the construction industry.

    Fortunately, the industry continues to work for the reduction and mitigation of disputes. With technologies that help to transform project management, successful project outcomes can now become more attainable. By proactively evaluating effective risk mitigation programs and developing effective dispute resolution techniques, it also becomes easier to avoid potential settlement table risks.

    In this LIVE Webcast, a panel of key thought leaders and practitioners assembled by The Knowledge Group will provide the audience with an in-depth discussion of construction disputes. Speakers will also present risk mitigation techniques and best practices in handling risks and pitfalls.

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    • 8 min
    Before The Show #160 - The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)

    Before The Show #160 - The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)

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    Webcast URL: https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/webcasts/california-consumer-privacy-act-ccpa/

    The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) significantly reshaped privacy laws, creating a profound impact on California-based companies and consumers. Since its enactment, businesses have been faced with increased challenges and compliance hurdles and its effect will be further felt as revisions to the existing regulations are still possible.

    While the release of the final regulations is still uncertain, businesses must be up-to-date and well-versed with the regulatory developments in the CCPA. They must also be proactive in reviewing their company practices and policies to ensure compliance and avoid legal liabilities and sanctions.

    The Knowledge Group has assembled a panel of key thought leaders and practitioners to provide the audience with an in-depth discussion of the current and emerging regulatory developments in the CCPA. Speakers, among other things, will present implications and drawbacks and offer best compliance practices in this rapidly evolving legal climate.

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    • 12 min

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