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James N. Kinney, Partner, WeiserMazars LLP to Speak at KC’s Dodd-Frank's New Net Worth Standard for Accredited Investors Live Webcast

New York, NY, May 23, 2012 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that James N. Kinney, Partner, WeiserMazars LLP will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “Dodd-Frank's New Net Worth Standard for Accredited Investors Live Webcast.” This event is scheduled for June 8, 2012 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm (ET).

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About James Kinney

James N. Kinney is the Partner-In-Charge of WeiserMazars LLP’s Financial Services Group. Jim’s practice focuses on auditing financial statements and providing insightful financial, tax, and regulatory consulting to a wide variety of financial services providers. His extensive list of clients includes brokers and dealers in securities, investment partnerships and hedge funds, (both domestic and offshore), mutual funds, Small Business Investment Companies, commodity pool operators, and investment advisers. Outside of Financial Service, Jim has a significant background working with publishing groups, professional firms (law & engineering), and manufacturing companies.

About WeiserMazars LLP

Since 1921, WeiserMazars LLP has provided a unique combination of foresight and experience when fulfilling client needs in accounting, tax and advisory services. Named a top U.S. accounting firm by Accounting Today in 2012, WeiserMazars’ team of professionals brings technical expertise, industry insight and an integrated, customized approach to dealing with the critical issues and competitive challenges facing the firm’s clients. Whether on the local level or internationally, the firm guides clients through their day-to-day operations and works with them to ensure they have the right financial structure in place to meet their business goals.

WeiserMazars’ team of over 100 partners and approximately 700 professionals is based out of six U.S. offices, Israel and the Cayman Islands. As the independent U.S. member firm of the Mazars Group – a prominent international accounting, audit, tax and advisory services organization with over 14,000 professionals in 68 countries on six continents – WeiserMazars represents clients of all types, including owner-managed businesses, complex, multi-national organizations and high net worth individuals in a multitude of industries. For more information visit us at

Event Synopsis:

In the fourth quarter of 2011, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) released an amended rule governing the new net worth standard for accredited investors under the Dodd-Frank Act. Under the amended rule, only individuals with net worth amounting to $1 million or more will qualify as accredited investors and can participate in private placements and offerings. This and many other components of the law threaten to send shockwaves through the industry.

In a-two hour live webcast, a panel of thought leaders and key experts organized by The Knowledge Group will provide an in-depth discussion to help you understand the most critical elements of the rule and its potential effects on investment industry as a whole.

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:
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