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Tony Jordan, Partner, Ernst & Young LLP to Speak at the Knowledge Group’s SEC Investigations, Accounting and Disclosure Fraud: Critical Issues for 2014 and Beyond Event

New York, NY, June 25, 2014 --( The Knowledge Group has announced today that Tony Jordan, Partner, Ernst & Young LLP will speak at the Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “SEC Investigations, Accounting and Disclosure Fraud: Critical Issues for 2014 and Beyond.” This event is scheduled for October 20, 2014 from 10:00am – 12:00pm (ET).

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About Tony Jordan

Tony is a senior partner of Ernst & Young LLP's Boston Office where he specializes in forensic accounting investigations, issues surrounding Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), and general business-related disputes. He has extensive litigation consulting, forensic accounting and auditing experience, is a certified public accountant, and has been providing financial consulting advice to clients for over 18 years.

Tony has been involved in a variety of investigations, working on behalf of Special Committees formed by Boards of Directors, named directors and officers and / or senior management. These investigations have involved analyses of various Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) reporting matters, including revenue recognition (for software companies, as well as for various manufacturers, distributors, retailers and healthcare providers), and accounting for promotional marketing allowances, derivative transactions, and for stock options. He has also been involved in several matters assessing the adequacy of reserves and dealing with inventory manipulations, along with various other issues around the interpretation and application of GAAP.

About EY’s Fraud Investigation and Dispute Services Practice

Dealing with potential fraud, regulatory compliance and business disputes can detract from your focus on success. Better management of fraud and compliance risks is a critical business priority – no matter what your industry sector. More than 2,500 EY fraud investigation and dispute professionals around the world have the analytical and technical skills necessary to perform efficient and effective investigations and electronic data analyses. Working closely with you and your legal advisors, EY’s multidisciplinary and culturally aligned teams bring an objective and fresh approach to these challenging situations, wherever you are in the world. EY works to give you the benefit of its broad sector experience, deep subject matter knowledge and the latest insights from its work worldwide.

Event Synopsis:

In this two-hour live webcast, a panel of distinguished professionals and thought leaders will help business executives, accountants, auditors, and attorneys understand important aspects of these significant topics. They will provide an in-depth discussion of the latest SEC enforcement efforts in relation to accounting fraud and financial disclosure cases for 2014 and beyond. Speakers will also offer best practices in developing and implementing an effective compliance program and techniques to identify red flags and deter fraudulent schemes for companies to ensure compliance with regulations and avoid hefty penalties.

Some of the major topics that will be covered in this course are:

− The Accounting Quality Model and Financial Reporting and Audit Task Force
− The Role of Whistleblowers in Financial and Accounting Fraud Cases
− Discussion on Significant Issues for Financial Statement Disclosures
− Recent SEC Enforcement Efforts with Case Citations
− Key Techniques to Identify Fraudulent Schemes and Best Practices in Developing an Effective Compliance Program

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

The Knowledge Group, LLC 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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