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Karen A. Gries, CPA, Principal with CliftonLarsonAllen LLP, to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s Ethics for Accountants: A Comprehensive Guide Live Webcast

New York, NY, April 12, 2019 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Karen A. Gries, CPA, Principal with CliftonLarsonAllen LLP, 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 Karen Gries

Karen Gries is a partner with the CliftonLarsonAllen focusing on the tax implications of exempt organizations. Karen's 25 year public accounting career has been focused on serving the needs of exempt organizations. Her experience includes providing services to a variety of tax-exempt organizations, including charities, social welfare, business leagues and associations, credit unions, health care providers, religious organizations, and others. Her experience also spans many industries such as public charities and private foundations, higher education, health care and senior living, arts and social welfare, etc.

She is a frequent speaker on tax exempt issues for the Aging Services of Minnesota and South Carolina, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, ASAE, Minnesota and Iowa Society of Certified Public Accountants, Minnesota State Bar Association Continuing Legal Education, Nonprofit Financial Group, Wisconsin Association of Homes and Services for the Aging, and other organizations.

About CliftonLarsonAllen LLP

CliftonLarsonAllen is one of the nation’s top 10 certified public accounting and consulting firms. Structured to provide clients with highly specialized industry insight, the firm delivers its audit, accounting, tax, consulting, and advisory capabilities from industry-specific perspectives.

CliftonLarsonAllen offers unprecedented emphasis on serving nonprofits and governmental entities, as well as privately held businesses and their owners. The firm has a staff of more than 3,600 professionals, operating from more than 90 offices across the country. CliftonLarsonAllen serves clients globally as the largest independent member firm of HLB International and Nexia International, top worldwide networks of separate and independent professional accounting and business advisory firms. For more information about CliftonLarsonAllen, visit


Join us 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

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