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The Accountant, Named Media Partner at Knowledge Congress' IFRS 9 Financial Instruments Explained Event on 12/2/10

New York, NY, July 07, 2010 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that The Accountant will be a media partner at the Knowledge Congress’ upcoming webcast entitled: “IFRS 9 Financial Instruments Explained.” This 2-hour event is scheduled for December 2, 2010, Thursday, at 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET. (For further details of the event, please visit:

Event Synopsis:

IFRS 9 Financial Instruments will replace IAS 39 Financial Instruments: Recognition and Measurement. This Standard will be completed in three phases:

1. Classification and measurement of financial assets (IFRS 9 issued in November 2009)

2. Impairment methodology for financial assets (exposure draft issued in November 2009)

3. Hedge accounting (development stage)

The Knowledge Group is assembling a panel of key thought leaders and experts to help attendees get a sense of what these important developments have to offer for their business.

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About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series

The Knowledge Congress is a series of live webcasts produced by The Knowledge Group, LLC, which examine trends, regulatory, and technology changes across a variety of industries. “We bring together the world's leading authorities and industry participants through informative two-hour webcast that study the impact of changing regulations and help businesses succeed through proper regulatory compliance.” To contact or to register to an event, please visit:

The Knowledge Congress
Thomas LaPointe, Jr., Executive Director
Therese Lumbao, Director
Account Management & Member Services