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Cathy Allen, CPA, Founder / Managing Member with Audit Conduct LLC, to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s Ethics for Accountants: A Comprehensive Guide Live Webcast

New York, NY, March 18, 2019 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Cathy Allen, CPA, Founder / Managing Member with Audit Conduct LLC, will speak at The Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Ethics for Accountants: A Comprehensive Guide.” This event is scheduled for Thursday, April 18, 2019 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm, Eastern Time.

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About Catherine Allen

Catherine Allen, CPA of Audit Conduct, LLC helps CPAs and others understand and apply auditor independence and professional ethics rules through consultation, training, litigation support and expert services.

Ms. Allen was a Managing Director in PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP and formerly served as staff to the AICPA Professional Ethics Executive Committee, where she was instrumental in developing standards and tools for the profession like the AICPA Plain English Guide to Independence and the Conceptual Framework for Independence.

She serves on the New York State Board for Public Accountancy, is the Northeast Regional Director of the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) and chairs the NASBA Ethics Committee.

About Audit Conduct, LLC

Audit Conduct, LLC was founded by Cathy Allen, CPA in 2005 and provides training, consultation and litigation support on professional ethics and auditor independence. Clients include CPA firms, attorneys, professional organizations and accountancy boards, among others.

Clients benefit from the firm’s specialized focus on CPA professional ethics, which is largely driven by Ms. Allen’s broad and varied experience in setting, interpreting and enforcing the accounting profession’s ethical standards, and her extensive network of contacts.

Audit Conduct, LLC is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:


Join them for this Knowledge Group Ethics for Accountants CPE Webinar. Ethical behavior is crucial for public accountants. They should not only meet certain experience and educational requirements but should also comply with a strict code of conduct. This includes, but are not limited to, integrity, independence, and due diligence.

In this live webcast, a panel of distinguished professionals and thought leaders will help public accountants understand the important aspects of this significant topic. They will provide an in-depth discussion of the recent developments in the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Code of Professional Conduct and in other ethical standards. Speakers will also offer best practices on how accountants can protect themselves and how to avoid clients' business losses resulting from ethical failures.

Key topics include:

- The AICPA Code of Professional Conduct: Rationale and Philosophy
- Ethical Standards Promulgated by Other Major Organizations
- Recent Trends and Developments
- Examples of Ethics Violations
- 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:
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