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Lisa Calandriello, Assistant Chief Auditor, Public Company Accounting Oversight Board to Speak at KC’s Event

New York, NY, January 30, 2015 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Lisa Calandriello, Assistant Chief Auditor, Public Company Accounting Oversight Board will speak at the Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Broker Dealer Auditing: Understanding the New SEC and PCAOB Rules and Standards in 2015 LIVE Webcast.” This event is scheduled for February 12, 2015 from 10:00am – 12:00pm (ET).

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Event Synopsis:
The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) adopted a new auditing standard and amendments requiring auditors to pay close attention to related-party transactions and significant unusual transactions, as well as a company’s financial relationships and transactions with its executive officers when under-taking audits. These transactions and relationships potentially create risk of misstatements of company finances.

The Knowledge Group has assembled a panel of key thought leaders to provide the audience with an in-depth analysis and thorough discussion of the SEC and PCAOB New Standards on Broker Dealer Auditing of Related-Party Transactions.

In a two-hour live webcast, the speakers will discuss:

• Implementation of Rule 17-a-5 and the PCAOB Audit & Attestation Standards
• New Requirements of Broker-Dealers
• New Requirements of External Auditors
• Impact on Audit Procedures
• Overview of PCAOB Auditing Standard 18
• PCAOB Interim and Permanent Inspection Program
• Compliance Issues and Regulatory Updates

About Lisa Calandriello
Lisa Calandriello is an assistant chief auditor in the Office of the Chief Auditor, providing technical direction in the development of auditing and related professional practice standards.

Prior to joining the PCAOB in 2010, Ms. Calandriello was a senior manager at Deloitte & Touche LLP, working in the securities, depository institutions, finance company, and employee benefit plan industries.

Ms. Calandriello earned a B.S. in accountancy from American University. She is a certified public accountant in Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia.

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