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Jeff C. Steinhoff, Executive Director,Government Institute, KPMG LLP to Speak at The Impact of the New Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Act to Eliminating Fraud


New York, NY, January 23, 2011 --(PR.com)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Jeffrey C. Steinhoff, CGFM, CPA, Executive Director, Government Institute, Managing Director, Federal Advisory Practice, KPMG LLP will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “The Impact of the New Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Act to Eliminating Fraud”. This event is scheduled for April 5, 2011 from 12:00PM to 2:00PM (ET).

For further details, please visit: http://www.knowledgecongress.org/event_2010_improper_payments.html

Event Synopsis:

The Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Act (I.P.E.R.A.) was signed into Law by President Obama on July 22, 2010. It aims to reduce wasteful payments to individuals and contractors by $50 billion until 2012. Under the I.P.E.R.A. rules, companies must adhere to a whole host of new standards including monitoring and measuring the performance of annual risk assessments.

It’s clear that companies and agencies must have a thorough understanding of the new I.P.E.R.A. provisions as well as its potential impact to their business relations.

About Jeffrey C. Steinhoff

Jeff is the Executive Director of the KPMG Government Institute and a Managing Director in KPMG’s Federal Advisory Practice. The Government Institute was established to serve as a strategic resource for government CFOs seeking to achieve high standards for accountability, transparency, and performance. The Institute is a forum for ideas, a place to share leading practices, and a source of thought leadership to help be a catalyst for addressing difficult issues and developing a consensus on the way forward. Through the Government Institute, Mr. Steinhoff was instrumental in developing The KPMG Executive Guide to High Performance in Federal Financial Management. Integral to the Executive Guide is a framework that addresses the role of a federal finance organization across the finance, program, and enterprise dimensions of an agency.

About KPMG LLP

KPMG operates as an international network of member firms offering audit, tax and advisory services. We work closely with our clients, helping them to mitigate risks and grasp opportunities.

KPMG firms are some of the world’s leading providers of audit, tax and advisory services. They now operate in 146 countries and have 140,000 people in all member firms around the world.

For more information about Jeffrey C. Steinhoff and KPMG LLP http://www.kpmg.com/Global/en/Pages/default.aspx

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

The Knowledge Congress was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register to an event, please visit: www.knowledgecongress.org

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