New York, NY, October 22, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- The Knowledge Congress, the leading producer of regulatory focused webinars announced today that Ralph Nach, CPA, Senior Consultant, Faculty Member, AuditWatch of Thomson Reuters will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ upcoming webinar entitled: “SQCS No. 7 Managing Your Quality Control Systems”. This 2-hour event is scheduled on February 10th, 2009, Tuesday, at 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET. (For further details of the event and an updated list of panelists, please visit: http://www.knowledgecongress.org/event_2008_SQCS7.html)
The new Statement on Quality Control Standards (SQCS) No. 7 will establish standards and guidelines for CPA firms with respect to the quality control of its auditing and accounting practice. This new guidance will also be issued in conjunction with the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct.
The Knowledge Congress is assembling a panel of distinguished professionals and key regulators to help the public understand the impact of the new guidelines on CPA firms and other companies that are most affected by them. The panel will present their findings, which include “Best Practices” in a two-hour Live webinar.
About Ralph Nach
Ralph Nach, CPA, is a senior consultant in the AuditWatch group of the Tax and Accounting business of Thomson Reuters. Ralph is responsible for designing, developing, and nationally delivering continuing education programs covering a wide range of topics related to accounting, auditing, and leadership development.
Ralph has over 30 years of experience in the accounting profession in a variety of capacities including auditor for numerous businesses, director of quality control for one of the 50 largest CPA firms in the U.S., chief learning officer, and national office quality control partner in the fifth largest international accounting and consulting firm.
Ralph is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Illinois CPA Society, and the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) as well as an associate member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE).
Ralph holds a BSBA with honors from the Walter E. Heller College of Business Administration of Roosevelt University in Chicago, Illinois. Ralph also served as an adjunct lecturer in graduate level accounting, finance, and economics at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.
Ralph is a co-author or contributing author of several technical reference works including: GAAP Interpretation and Application, John Wiley & Sons, 2001 – Current Edition; Handbook of Accounting and Auditing, Warren Gorham & Lamont, 1999; Controllers Policies and Procedures Manual, Warren Gorham & Lamont, 1998; and Technical Practice Aids, AICPA, 1995.
About Thomson Reuters
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For more information about Ralph Nach, and Thomson Reuters, please visit: www.thomsonreuters.com.
About The Knowledge Congress
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