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Dave Nadler, Partner, Dickstein Shapiro LLP to Speak at Knowledge Congress’ Live Webcast

New York, NY, October 08, 2013 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, announced today that Dave Nadler, Partner, Dickstein Shapiro LLP, will speak at a 2-hour webcast entitled “DCAA 'Hot Buttons': An Update LIVE Webcast.” This two-hour event is scheduled on October 29, 2013 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM ET.

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Event Synopsis:

The Defense Contract Audit Agency’s (DCAA) moves to expand the audit scope for entities must be taken seriously as there are many potential penalties for non-compliance. This live webcast will help companies identify certain hot buttons during the audit process helping to avoid some of the many pitfalls.

The Knowledge Group has assembled a panel of speaker practitioners and thought leaders to help walk you through the essentials of this topic. They will help you understand “Hot Button” issues in a two-hour Live webcast.

Key topics covered:

· Best Practices for Managing the DCAA Audit Process
· Managing the government's access to employees in connection with fraud detection and routine audits
· Strategies for managing DCAA audits in response to recent statute of limitations cases
· Managing the Government’s Access to Contractor Internal Audit Reports
· What is the current status of Contractor Business System compliance reviews?
· Who determines Commercial Item contracting (FAR Part 12) status, and what supporting documentation has been successful in supporting commercial item decisions?

About Dave Nadler

Dave Nadler is a partner at Dickstein Shapiro in Washington, DC, and a recognized authority on federal, state, and local government contracting matters. His practice focuses on government cost, accounting, and pricing issues, including DCAA matters, cost alllowability issues, the Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), the Truth in Negotiations Act, and business systems, government audits and investigations, claims and disputes, the False Claims Act, bid protests, and government compliance matters. Dave is consistently rated by Chambers as one of the leading government contracts lawyers in the country, and serves as a Vice Chairman of the ABA’s Accounting, Cost & Pricing Committee.

About Dickstein Shapiro LLP

Dickstein Shapiro LLP, founded in 1953, is internationally recognized for its work with clients, from start-ups to Fortune 500 corporations. Dickstein Shapiro provides strategic counsel and develops multidisciplinary legal solutions by leveraging its core strengths—litigation, regulatory, transactions, and advocacy—to successfully advance clients’ business interests. While Dickstein Shapiro’s work generally originates from a client’s need for legal representation, the firm is mindful that legal service is but one ingredient in achieving a client’s strategic business goals. The firm prides itself on learning and understanding client objectives and partnering with clients to generate genuine business value. For additional information, please visit

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. Its mission is to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webcasts 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.

The organization brings together the world's leading authorities and industry participants through informative two-hour webcasts to study the impact of changes and emerging trends. Hear from leading government officials/regulators, key thought leaders, and industry experts objectively analyze the latest trends and issues and their impact on industries. For further details, please visit the organization’s website:
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