Anthony J. Costantini, Partner, Duane Morris LLP to Speak at KC’s Preparing for the Audit in 2012
The Knowledge Group has announced today that Anthony J. Costantini, Partner, Duane Morris LLP, will speak at a 2-hour webcast entitled “Preparing for the Audit in 2012 LIVE Webcast" scheduled for September 14, 2012 from 12pm-2pm (ET).
About Anthony J. Costantini
Anthony J. (“Tony”) Costantini concentrates his practice in the areas of professional liability, securities and commercial litigation, and he is the head of the Firm's Professional Liability practice. In addition, he represents clients in alternative dispute resolution, administrative hearings and governmental and professional association investigations. He also has considerable appellate experience, being admitted by eight of the federal appellate circuits.
Mr. Costantini formerly served as Associate General Counsel to KPMG Peat Marwick and as Regional Counsel to the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
He has been a member of several committees of various bar associations. He is also a court-trained mediator for the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, and has mediated a number of cases. Recently, he served as a public member of the Auditing Standards Board, which sets U.S. auditing standards for the accounting profession.
Mr. Costantini is a graduate of Columbia University School of Law, where he was a member of the Law Review, and a graduate of the University of Detroit, with an engineering degree.
For more information about Anthony J. Costantini and Duane Morris LLP, please visit: www.duanemorris.com
About Duane Morris LLP
Duane Morris LLP, a global law firm with more than 700 attorneys in offices across the United States and around the world, offers innovative solutions to the legal and business challenges presented by today's evolving international markets. Throughout its more than 100-year history, Duane Morris has fostered a collegial culture, where lawyers collaborate to leverage our collective knowledge and experience. Their lawyers are leaders in a wide range of legal disciplines and are as diverse as the clients they serve.
Recent Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) guidance may affect how to conduct audits in 2012. Expected changes in auditing standards, auditing process may necessitate a new look at how to manage compliance. Auditors and public companies must be aware of these changes to remain in compliance and avoid restatements.
The Knowledge Group has assembled a panel of key thought leaders and experts to help you make more thoroughly understand the substantive topics that may affect auditing standards this 2012.
They will address the following key issues:
- Proposed Auditing Standard on Communications with Audit Committees and Related
Amendments to PCAOB Standards
- Implementation of clarified SAS for year-end 2012 audits
- What to anticipate for the Internal Audit by 2012
- Up to the minute regulatory updates
About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
The Knowledge Congress is a series of live webcasts produced by The Knowledge Group, LLC, which examine trends, regulatory, and technology changes across a variety of industries. Its mission is to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webcasts 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.
The organization brings together the world's leading authorities and industry participants through informative two-hour webcasts to study the impact of changes and emerging trends. Hear from leading government officials/regulators, key thought leaders, and industry experts objectively analyze the latest trends and issues and their impact on industries. For further details, please visit the organization’