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Christopher S. Rizek, Member, Caplin & Drysdale to Speak at KC's Circular 230 Important Revisions Live Webcast.

New York, NY, February 03, 2011 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Christopher S. Rizek, Member, Caplin & Drysdale will speak at the Knowledge Congress' "Circular 230 Important Revisions." This event is scheduled for February 23, 2011 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM (ET).

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Event Synopsis:

Last August 19, 2010, proposed revisions to Circular 230 were released for public comment. If approved, the amendments will result in the most broad reaching and fundamental changes to CPAs, enrolled agents, attorneys and tax return preparers.

The Knowledge Group is producing a Live webcast which will explore the issues and concerns surrounding this change and will provide valuable information and analysis. Some of the key topics to be covered are:

- Scope of proposed regulations

- Requirements to become a registered tax return preparer & PTINs

- Application and renewal process

- Continuing education requirements

- Ethical guidelines

- Up-to-the-minute regulatory updates

About Christopher S. Rizek

Christopher S. Rizek is a member of the law firm of Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered, in Washington, D.C. He formerly served as Associate Tax Legislative Counsel in the U.S. Treasury Department, Office of Tax Policy, where he helped write tax procedural guidance and legislation, including particularly the Taxpayer Bill of Rights 2 (1996) and the IRS Restructuring and Reform Act of 1998. He has also previously worked in other Washington law firms and as a Trial Attorney in the U.S. Department of Justice, Tax Division.

Mr. Rizek has a bachelor's degree in philosophy from Dartmouth College and received his J.D. and his LL.M. in Taxation from Georgetown University Law Center. He currently is an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University Law Center, was formerly Chairman of the Anne Arundel County (Maryland) Ethics Commission, and has chaired committees and served in other capacities in the D.C. Bar's Taxation Section and the American Bar Association, Section of Taxation.

About Caplin & Drysdale

Caplin & Drysdale provides a full range of tax and legal services to companies, organizations, and individuals throughout the United States and around the world. The firm also offers exempt organizations counseling, employee benefits counseling, corporate law counseling, political activity law counseling, white collar defense, and complex civil litigation services.

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About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series

The Knowledge Congress 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 to an event, please visit:


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