New York, NY, June 21, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- The Knowledge Congress, the leading producer of regulatory focused teleconferences and webinars announced today that John P. Langan, CPA, Principal In Charge of the Nonprofit and Government Services Group of LarsonAllen LLP will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ upcoming teleconference and webinar entitled: “Are You Prepared for SAS 112?”. This 2-hour event is scheduled on June 26, 2008, Thursday, at 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT. (For further details of the event and an updated list of panelists, please visit: http://knowledgecongress.org/event_2008_SAS112.html)
SAS 112 or the Statement on Auditing Standard No. 112 is a new auditing standard issued on May 2006 affecting audits of financial statements for periods ending on or after December 15, 2006. Its purpose is to harmonize the audit standards of non-profit companies to those already prepared for public companies. It will also make assessments become compliant with national standards. Auditing firms ought to take note of this as it may cause some miscalculations or misstatements in audit reports.
The Knowledge Congress is assembling a panel of experts who will share their insights on the advantages and disadvantages of this new statement. The panel will present their findings, which include “Best Practices” in a two-hour teleconference and webinar.
About John P. Langan
John P. Langan, CPA is the Principal In Charge of the Nonprofit and Government Services Group and Metro DC office of LarsonAllen, the nation’s 18th largest public accounting firm. Before joining LarsonAllen, Mr. Langan was the Founder and Managing Partner of Langan Associates, PC the nation’s only exclusive provider of not-for-profit accounting, tax and consulting services. LarsonAllen services over 2,500 not-for-profit organizations nationwide and has over 150 professionals exclusively dedicated to servicing such clients. The Nonprofit and Government Services Group within LarsonAllen is the firm’s second largest industry group. Mr. Langan established Langan Associates in 1988 after several years with the international accounting firm of Arthur Andersen. He has over 20 years experience serving not-for-profit organizations and has a national reputation as an expert, author and presenter on financial, tax and technology topics facing not-for-profit organizations. He has served as a trusted advisor to major not-for-profit including the American Society of Association Executives and Center for Association Leadership, United Way of America, American Red Cross, Edison Electric Institute, and many others.
Mr. Langan is a Past Chair of the American Society of Association Executives Finance and Administration Section Council and a former ASAE board member. He is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and a former member of the Budget & Finance Committee of the Greater Washington Society of Association Executives and the Center for Association Leadership. He has served as a Board Member of the Greater Washington Society of CPAs and is a member of its Not-for-Profit Organizations Committee and Managing Partner Council. He Chairs the Audit Committee for Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Washington and Lynn University. He is a past Treasurer for the Rotary Club of Washington, DC. He has served as an Adjunct Professor in Not-for-Profit Financial Management at George Mason University and is a member of the Recruiting Advisory Board for the Kogod School of Business at American University. He is a member of the Audit Committee for the American Legacy Foundation and serves as Treasurer of the Pentagon Memorial Fund, whose mission it is to erect a memorial for the victims of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 who died at the Pentagon.
Mr. Langan has authored several articles and addressed many not-for-profit boards on topics ranging from the impact of Sarbanes-Oxley on best practices in the nonprofit industry to the newly issued audit standards and recently revised Form 990.
About LarsonAllen LLP
LarsonAllen's certified public accountants, consultants, and advisors are dedicated to providing quality results to its clients. They offer assurance, accounting, tax, consulting, and advisory services tailored to the needs of their clients’ industry. LarsonAllen was founded in 1953 and has grown to approximately 1,400 people in more than 25 locations. Among the top 20 accounting firms in the nation, LarsonAllen offers depth of talent, experience, and a national perspective.
For more information about John P. Langan, and LarsonAllen LLP, please visit: http://www.larsonallen.com/
About The Knowledge Congress
The Knowledge Congress is an organization that produces teleconferences and webinars that examine regulatory changes across a variety of industries. “We bring together the world's leading authorities and industry participants through informative two-hour teleconferences and webinar to study the impact of changing regulations.” To contact or to register for an event, please visit: www.knowledgecongress.org.