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Catherine J. Connolly, CPA, CFF, Partner, StoneTurn, to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s Live Webcast

New York, NY, September 22, 2017 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Catherine J. Connolly, CPA, CFF, Partner, StoneTurn, will speak at webcast entitled “Forensic Accounting & Litigation: Tools & Strategies for 2017 & Beyond Live Webcast.” This webcast is scheduled on October 12, 2017 @ 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM (ET)

Event Summary:

Investors and stakeholders have always been demanding for a financial statement that truly reflects their company’s financial position. A crucial component of this demand is ensuring that financial statements are free of fraudulent representations. In today’s capital market, the threat of fraud exists across every industry and within all areas of an organization. The investigative nature of forensic practice is bound to expand its scope in an area where practitioners could expect their works to eventually be presented in litigation. It’s a frontier where forensic accountants could face ethical, technical, and operational quandaries.

In this live webcast, a panel of CPAs and industry leaders assembled by The Knowledge Group will offer the audience with helpful insights on real-world examples of fraud and practical advice on the dos and don’ts of forensic accounting. Speakers will also provide forensic techniques for practitioners in areas including scope of services, administrative considerations, investigative techniques, report structuring, minimizing financial loses, and best practices in identifying and mitigating potential pitfalls and common risks should fraud occur.

The panel will also discuss, but not limited to:

- Forensic Accounting – An Overview
- Forensic Accounting and Litigation
- Forensic Accounting Investigations
- Role of Forensic Accountants
- Common Types of Fraudulent Threats
- Traditional Audits vs. Forensic Audits
- Assessment of Damages
- Professional Negligence Cases
- Tips in Detecting Fraud
- Common Red Flags and Potential Risks
- Up-to-the-Minute Developments and Updates

About Catherine J. Connolly

Cathy Connolly, a Partner with StoneTurn, has more than 20 years of forensic accounting, complex business litigation and audit experience. She has worked on a variety of accounting-related forensic and litigation matters, including investigations of improper financial reporting and financial statement restatements; breach of contract and other damages analyses; purchase price / post-acquisition disputes; class action securities claims; lost profit and business interruption claims; and various special audits and investigations. Cathy has worked on behalf of company management and Audit Committees of the Board of Directors on accounting matters, including SEC investigations, and on matters involving companies in various industries such as high technology, healthcare and medical devices, software, manufacturing, transportation and logistics, and client services. Cathy is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified in Financial Forensics.

About StoneTurn

StoneTurn provides forensic accounting, corporate compliance and expert services to attorneys, corporations and government agencies on a range of high-stakes legal and risk-related issues.

StoneTurn was founded in 2004, on the premise of meeting clients’ demand for experts who value collaboration, prefer hands-on client service, and invest in long-term, trusted relationships.

With professionals located in offices across the U.S. and U.K., and a network of senior advisers in numerous other countries, we provide expertise in: Litigation, Investigations, Compliance & Monitoring, Valuation, Forensic Technology and Data Analytics.

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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.
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