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Holly Kohl, Partner with Wipfli LLP to Speak at The Knowledge Groupís Employee Benefit Plan Audits: What You Need to Know and Do in 2018 Live Webcast


New York, NY, April 26, 2018 --(PR.com)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Holly Kohl, Partner with Wipfli LLP will speak at The Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Employee Benefit Plan Audits: What You Need to Know and Do in 2018.” This event is scheduled for June 8, 2018 from 12:00 pm to 1:30pm (ET).

For further details, please visit: https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/webcasts/employee-benefit-plan-audits-2018/

About Holly Kohl

Holly Kohl began her public accounting career with Wipfli LLP in 1999, and has deep experience working with manufacturing, commercial and employee benefit plan clients. Her focus on these key industries has allowed her to develop expertise to assist clients with unique business relates issues and help them achieve their goals. Holly has specialized training and expertise in employee benefit plans related to audit, accounting, financial reporting, and regulatory compliance issues. She leads the firm’s employee benefit plan audit practice group and commits to providing internal training, as well as ensures the quality of Wipfli LLP’s benefit plan audits complies with the most current Department of Labor requirements and accounting and reporting standards. Holly also leads the firm’s Technical Issues Committee for the Employee Benefit Plans Audit Practice and is a member of the firm’s Quality Assurance Committee. Holly has been instrumental in instituting the firm’s well developed and tailored audit approach, which has been recognize by Wipfli LLP’s peer firms and regulators as being one of the best in the country. Her focus and experience in this industry allows her to provide insight on complex technical issues to help clients fulfill their fiduciary responsibilities on employee benefit plans.

Clients appreciate Holly’s communication style, her understanding of their business, and efficient and responsive service. She enjoys helping her clients overcome their challenges and guiding them to achieve success.

About Wipfli LLPh offices across the United States, Wipfli ranks among the top 20 accounting and business consulting firms in the nation. For 88 years, Wipfli has provided private and publicly held companies with industry-focused assurance, accounting, tax and consulting services to help clients overcome their business challenges today and plan for tomorrow. The firm’s clients include manufacturing companies, financial institutions, health care organizations, construction companies, real estate companies, insurance companies, nonprofit organizations, units of government, agricultural businesses, dealerships and individuals. Through the firm’s membership in Allinial Global, Wipfli can draw upon the resources of firms from around the world, helping businesses whenever and wherever they need it. For more information, visit wipfli.com.

Abstract

The Department of Labor (DOL) has intensified its supervision of audit quality as it finds a decline in employee benefit plan (EBP) audit quality and an increase in the number of errors found. The heightened oversight is expected to continue for EBP audits in 2018 and beyond. With the countless audit issues and risks that should be addressed, employers need to keep themselves abreast of the current regulatory findings, initiatives, and actions.

In this Live Webcast, a panel of distinguished professionals and thought leaders brought together by The Knowledge Group will help employee benefits professionals understand the important aspects of this significant topic. They will provide an in-depth discussion of the recent developments surrounding significant EPB audit issues. Speakers will also offer best compliance practices.

Key topics include:

• DOL’s Current Regulatory Findings, Initiatives, and Actions
• AICPA's Proposed Standard
• Common Audit Challenges, Issues and Findings
• Financial Reporting and Disclosures: Avoiding Mistakes and Deficiencies
• Best Compliance Practices

About The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series

The Knowledge Group 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 for an event, please visit: http://theknowledgegroup.org/
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Thomas LaPointe, Jr., Executive Director
646-844-0200
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Therese Lumbao, Director
Account Management & Member Services
tlumbao@knowledgecongress.org

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