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Sam Guzman, Senior Manager, National Audit & Assurance, Reznick Group, P.C. to Speak at KC’s Event on SOX Section 404B for Small Businesses on 10/30/09

New York, NY, September 24, 2009 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts has announced today that Sam Guzman, Senior Manager, National Audit & Assurance of Reznick Group, P.C. (Former Assistant Chief Auditor, Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB)) will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “SOX Section 404B for Small Businesses: Final Implementation”. This event is scheduled for October 30, 2009 at 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET. (For further details, please visit:

Event Synopsis:

After many delays, all publicly traded companies, including those considered “small businesses” by the SEC, must now be in full compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act Section 404B. This live webcast will focus on issues (pre and post implementation) that small companies are facing while making SOX a reality at their firms. A panel of key thought leaders, regulators and experts will provide definitive analysis and end-to-end discussion on SOX for small business.

SOX Section 404B for Small Businesses: Final Implementation Lve Webcast is a must-attend event for smaller publicly-traded companies and accountants, attorneys and consultants representing these firms. This Live Webcast will explore the latest intelligence on the most critical compliance rules for small companies, with a special discussion on avoiding the most critical pitfalls.

About Sam Guzman

Sam is a Senior Manager in the National Audit & Assurance function at Reznick Group and has more than 10 years of audit and accounting experience, servicing a variety of public and private multi-national companies.

Prior to joining Reznick Group, Sam was an Assistant Chief Auditor for the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) in Washington, DC. He worked in the Office of the Chief Auditor, assisting in the development of auditing and related professional practice standards, where he spent significant time working on internal control related matters, and assisted in developing and implementing PCAOB Auditing Standard No. 5. Additionally, he spent time working on risk assessment, engagement quality reviews (concurring partner review), fraud, and various other matters.

Prior to joining the PCAOB, Sam worked for Deloitte & Touche servicing a variety of public and private multi-national companies. Sam earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Virginia Commonwealth University. He is a certified public accountant in Virginia.

About Reznick Group, P.C.

Reznick Group has more than 30 years of experience providing accounting, tax and business advisory services to clients nationwide. The expertise of the firm is broad, ranging from real estate and management advisory to auditing and tax preparation.

Ranked among the top 20 public accounting firms in the nation, Reznick Group maintains offices nationwide. And, the firm is on the move -- continuing to grow nationally, expanding our services, and building upon our leadership as industry experts. Now, more than ever, it is their affirmation to provide the clients with the industry experience, quality work product, and objective and sound business advice that they value.

For more information about Sam Guzman and Reznick Group, P.C., please visit the website at

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