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MBAF Named Sponsor at Knowledge Congress' Event "The Impact of Dodd-Frank Act on FDIC-Insured Banks Live Webcast," on 10/18/11

New York, NY, September 14, 2011 --( MBAF, one of the country’s largest independent public accounting firm, teams up with The Knowledge Group for KC’s upcoming webcast entitled “The Impact of Dodd-Frank Act on FDIC-Insured Banks.” This two-hour event will be held on Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM ET.

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About MBAF

MBAF is a national public accounting and advisory firm that has a commitment to professional excellence. Our practice is distinguished by a deep sense of responsibility to clients, communities and staff. Our professionals are led by a hands-on management team with proven industry and technical expertise.

Our clients are comprised primarily of entrepreneurs, privately-held businesses, high net worth individuals, financial institutions, non-profits, and legal practitioners across a broad range of industries. In addition to a robust assurance, domestic and international tax practice, MBAF offers management advisory services (such as litigation support and forensic accounting) and technology consulting. More than 400 highly-qualified principals and staff serve domestic and international clients in more than 45 states and 44 countries from offices in Miami, New York, Baltimore, Boca Raton, Boulder, Fort Lauderdale, Orlando, Valhalla and India. INSIDE Public Accounting ranks MBAF as the 37th largest independent public accounting firm in the nation, the largest in Florida and as one of the top 25 performing firms for the last 15 years.

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KC Event Synopsis

The Dodd-Frank Act directed sweeping changes to be made to the financial services landscape, many of them to be implemented through rules formulated by many separate regulatory agencies. What is happening with these many initiatives?

• Introduction/Overview - Broad outline of the Dodd-Frank Act and rulemaking and implementation process;
• Systemic importance and orderly resolution
• Elimination of the Office of Thrift Supervision and modifications to banking regulation
• Volcker Rule, swaps and swap push-out
• Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection and mortgage regulation

Financial institutions need to understand these proposed changes and how they may impact their businesses. The Knowledge Group has assembled a panel of distinguished professionals to help financial institutions understand the issues surrounding the proposed changes. The speakers will share their expert opinions and answer your questions in a two-hour live Webcast.

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. For further details, please visit:

The Knowledge Congress
Thomas LaPointe, Jr., Executive Director
Therese Lumbao, Director
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