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The Knowledge Congress Has Scheduled a Live Webcast on Legal Series for 2011: Auditors’ Liability - How to Avoid Casualties


New York, NY, October 23, 2010 --(PR.com)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, announced today that it has scheduled a live webcast entitled: “Legal Series for 2010: Auditors’ Liability - How to Avoid Casualties”. This two-hour event is scheduled on January 26, 2011 at 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET.

Event synopsis:

Fallout from the financial meltdown has made its way to the auditors of failed institutions. Stepped up enforcement activities by SEC and PCAOB have driven auditors to rethink how they work with their clients. Many are now on the brink of facing litigation arising from their client’s bankruptcy or having to issue a restatement of the financials. People are asking the question: why didn’t the auditor spot holes in the financials sooner? As the scope of auditors’ liability broadens, even private litigators and investors may have the ability to pursue lawsuits against auditors.

The Knowledge Group is assembling a panel of speaker experts for one of the much-anticipated webcasts comprising its 2010 Legal Series. They will form part of a comprehensive, 2-hour Live discussion on auditor liability claims.

Key topics that will be covered:
- Fraud
- Regulatory agency cases
- Congressional involvement
- Protecting yourself from litigation
- Up to the minute regulatory updates

This is an event for auditors and attorneys representing accounting firms. Advanced registration is recommended as space is limited. Significant discounts apply for early registration.

Speakers/Faculty Panel

Richard G. Jacobus, CPA, Attorney and Associate Director, Division of Enforcement & Investigations, Public Company Accounting Oversight Board

Christopher M. Cutler, Partner, Chair Accountants Defense Practice, McGuireWoods LLP

Robert Hubbell, Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Gary F. Bendinger, Co-Chair, Global Litigation, Howrey LLP

Barrie Prinz, Associate General Counsel, Office of General Counsel, Deloitte LLP

Brian J. Massengill, Partner, Co-Leader, Professional Liability practice Group, Mayer Brown LLP

For event updates, please visit: http://knowledgecongress.org/event_2010_legalseries2010.html

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

The Knowledge Congress 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. For more information, please visit: www.knowledgecongress.org.

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The Knowledge Congress
Thomas LaPointe, Jr., Executive Director
1.800.578.4370
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www.knowledgecongress.org
Therese Lumbao, Director
Account Management & Member Services
tlumbao@knowledgecongress.org

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