SOURCE: Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp

March 02, 2009 10:45 ET

International Trade and Homeland Security Expert Addresses Impact of Obama Proposals at Security Growth Conference in Santa Monica

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - March 2, 2009) - Susan Kohn Ross, international trade counsel with the Los Angeles-based law firm Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP (MS&K) and a nationally recognized expert on international trade issues, will explore the legal impact of new regulations from the Obama Administration on the U.S. security industry during her keynote address at an invitation-only conference in Santa Monica this week.

The Seventh Annual Security Growth Conference will be held today and tomorrow (March 2nd and 3rd) at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel in Santa Monica. The unique event is a private "by invitation only" conference that brings together executives from approximately 30 successful public and private middle-market companies in the security industry, as well as institutional investors, private equity groups and other professional service providers who work with companies in the industry.

In her presentation, Ross will discuss what security industry professionals should expect regarding new regulations from the Obama Administration, including key provisions of the recently enacted economic stimulus package and their impact on homeland security, the movement of goods and people, and the security industry in general. She will be available for interviews with members of the news media immediately following her keynote address.

The Security Growth Conference is the premier forum for companies in the security industry, from state-of-the-art software and technology developers to cyber security and global security convergence partners. The event is co-chaired by Imperial Capital, CapitalSource and MS&K, and will feature a speech by Jules B. Kroll of Kroll, Inc., one of the foremost experts on international security.

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