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Ken Kuykendall, IFRS Tax Line of Service Leader, PricewaterhouseCoopers to Speak at KCís Event on The impact of IFRS on 9/25/2008


New York, NY, August 27, 2008 --(PR.com)-- The Knowledge Congress, the leading producer of regulatory focused webinars has announced today that Ken Kuykendall, IFRS Tax Line of Service Leader of PricewaterhouseCoopers will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ upcoming webinar entitled: “The impact of IFRS: Getting Ready for the Major Change to Operations”. The event is scheduled on September 25, 2008, Thursday, at 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT. (For further details and an updated list of panelists, please visit: http://www.knowledgecongress.org/event_2008_IFRS.html)

Since IFRS have become widely accepted around the world, U.S. companies have been cognizant on the effects of a possible pending adoption. Among these are issues concerning the transition from GAAP to IFRS, tax reporting, tax accounting, and other matters pertaining to an organization’s financial reporting system. The question that arises now is, are U.S. companies ready to adopt these standards? And more importantly how would this scenario play out.

The Knowledge Congress is assembling a panel of distinguished experts and key regulators to help make this clear to all auditing firms and other related companies affected by this newly adopted standard. The panel will present their findings, which will include “Best Practices” in a two-hour webinar.

About Ken Kuykendall

Ken is a partner with PwC’s industry services group tax practice and is one of PwC’s thought leaders in the area of accounting for income taxes. Ken has over 15 years of experience in accounting for income taxation including extensive experience in SFAS 109 and FIN 48. He also has significant experience in tax accounting for international operations of US multinational corporations, including branch operations, cross-border transactions and foreign currency transactions. Ken serves as the national leader of PwC’s tax IFRS efforts, as well as the leader of PwC’s tax accounting services practice in Greater Chicago. He is a frequent speaker on these topics in many public forums including Tax Executives Institute (TEI), Tax Analysts, Council for International Tax Education (CITE) and the Chicago Tax Club.

About PricewaterhouseCoopers

PricewaterhouseCoopers provides industry-focused assurance, tax and advisory services to build public trust and enhance value for its clients and their stakeholders. More than 146,000 people in 150 countries across their network share their thinking, experience and solutions to develop fresh perspectives and practical advice.

For more information about Ken Kuykendall and PricewaterhouseCoopers, please visit: http://www.pwc.com.

About The Knowledge Congress

The Knowledge Congress is an organization that produces webinars that examine regulatory changes across a variety of industries. “We bring together the world's leading authorities and industry participants through informative two-hour webinars to study the impact of changing regulations.” To contact or to register for an event, please visit: www.knowledgecongress.org.

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