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Richard H. Gesseck, CPA, Partner, UHY LLP to Speak at KC’s Event on Are You Prepared for SAS 112? on 06/26/08

New York, NY, June 21, 2008 --( The Knowledge Congress, the leading producer of regulatory focused teleconferences and webinars announced today that Richard H. Gesseck, CPA, Partner of UHY 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:

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 Richard H. Gesseck

Professional Experience:

- More than 35 years of public accounting experience including, 20 years as an audit partner with a Big 4 firm, serving middle-market, public and privately-held manufacturing, distribution, and high tech companies
- Lead audit partner to two Fortune 500 companies as well as several other middle-market, publicly held companies
- Key role in several significant M&A transactions, registration statements, comfort letters, communications with the SEC, “going private” transactions, and solving numerous technical A&A and SEC issues

Professional Educator Experience:

- Conference leader for more than 200 technical accounting and auditing seminars for both the Connecticut Society of CPAs and the American Institute of CPAs, including: SEC Reporting; SEC/PCAOB Update; Internal Control Design and Documentation; Internal Controls: Design and Testing under PCAOB AS 2; Annual Accounting and Auditing Update.
- Authored courses for the AICPA, including: Auditors Risk Assessment Process: Tackling the New Risk Assessment SASs and - Detecting Misstatements: Integrating SAS 99 the new Risk Assessment Standards!
- Honored by the CSCPA and AICPA with multiple outstanding discussion leader awards
- Developed a professional ethics review course for new CPAs in Connecticut
- Adjunct faculty member at three Connecticut universities: Fairfield, Quinnipiac and New Haven


- Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from University of New Haven
- 2002 Distinguished Alumni Award from University of New Haven


UHY LLP has distinguished itself as a market leader among accounting firms for public companies, middle-market, and privately owned businesses for the past thirty years. The firm is supported by highly motivated partners and staff focused on serving your audit and financial reporting needs with the utmost integrity.

Its partners roll up their sleeves and are truly part of the client-service team. UHY LLP's SEC partners have extensive experience with the public reporting requirements of federal securities laws, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, the requirements of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board and generally accepted auditing standards.

Above all, UHY LLP is dedicated to maintaining the highest level of integrity and independence. Its clients find comfort in the experience and commitment of their UHY LLP engagement partners who make it their business to know the industry they are serving.

For more information about Richard H. Gesseck, and UHY LLP, please visit:

About The Knowledge Congress

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