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Russell Bedford Prague Partner Appointed to Czech Audit Committee

Czech Republic's council for Public Audit Oversight appoints Jiř√≠ Nekov√°ř to its Committee for the Coordination and Cooperation in the Field of Auditing

London, United Kingdom, April 23, 2010 --( Jiří Nekovář, senior partner of Euro-Trend Group, the Russell Bedford audit and accounting network's member firm in Prague, has been appointed as a member of the Czech Republic's Committee for Cooperation and Coordination in the Field of Auditing.

Jiří Nekovář's appointment was confirmed in February 2010 by Jiří Rusnok, President of the Czech Council for Public Audit Oversight.

The committee is responsible in particular for coordinating the preparation of legislation on statutory audits, including cooperation with the Czech Ministry of Finance and with audit oversight authorities in other countries.

Jiří Nekovář is President of the Chamber of Tax Advisers of the Czech Republic (KDPCR). He is also vice-president of the Confédération Fiscale Européenne (CFE), an umbrella organisation for more than 30 national bodies and more than 150,000 tax advisers from 24 European countries. He has been involved in CFE activities as a member of its general assembly, council and fiscal committee since 1994.

For further information, contact Jiří Nekovář on +420 222 244 511. Alternatively, visit the websites at and .


Note to Editors
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Ranked as one of the world's top 15 accounting and audit networks, Russell Bedford is represented by some 460 partners, 5000 staff and 200 offices in more than 70 countries in Europe, the Americas, the Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific.

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