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Jerry O. Allen, Partner, Chair, Nonprofit Organizations Group, Bricker & Eckler LLP to Speak at KC’s Event on FIN 48 for Exempt (Non-Profit) Companies on 8/06/08


New York, NY, June 29, 2008 --(PR.com)-- The Knowledge Congress, the leading producer of regulatory focused teleconferences and webinars announced today that Jerry O. Allen, Partner, Chair, Nonprofit Organizations Group of Bricker & Eckler LLP will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ upcoming teleconference and webinar entitled: “FIN 48 for Exempt (Non-Profit) Companies”. This 2-hour event is scheduled on August 6, 2008, Wednesday, at 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT. (For further details of the event and an updated list of panelists, please visit: http://www.knowledgecongress.org/event_2008_FIN48.html)

FIN 48 for Exempt (Non-Profit) Companies has been issued in compliance with FASB Statement 109 for the purpose of simplifying uncertainties that may appear in a company’s financial statements. This Interpretation is designed to identify significant data in an income tax return at the time it is adopted. It also serves as an effective measure in the classification, penalties, disclosure and transition of tax returns and financial statements. Exempt organizations should strongly familiarize themselves with FIN 48 as the consequences of not doing so can lead to huge penalties.

The Knowledge Congress is assembling a panel of experts and key regulators to discuss the important aspects of this Interpretation. The panel will present their findings, which include “Best Practices” in a two-hour teleconference and webinar.

About Jerry Allen

Jerry Allen is a partner in Bricker & Eckler’s Tax, Trusts & Estates group and is chair of the Nonprofit Organizations group. He practices in the area of taxation, with an emphasis on nonprofit organizations, corporate governance and structuring, and international and ad valorem tax matters. He has been listed in the Best Lawyers in America (tax law) since 2005.

Known for his avid involvement in philanthropy work, Jerry was the recipient of the Columbus Bar Association Community Service award in 1996. Jerry is still active in many organizations today including the board of trustees of the Jeanne B. McCoy Community Center for the Arts.

Jerry received his J.D., cum laude, from Capital University School of Law, and his LLM in taxation from New York University.

About Bricker & Eckler LLP

Established in 1945, Bricker & Eckler is one of Ohio's leading law firms. Located in Columbus, Cleveland and Cincinnati-Dayton, the firm represents a wide variety of clients, including corporations, nonprofit organizations, governmental units, health care entities, school districts, municipalities, banks, insurers, individuals and private businesses.

For more information about Jerry Allen, and Bricker & Eckler LLP, please visit: www.bricker.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.

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