Harris I. Antoniades to Speak at Knowledge Congress’ LIVE Webcast

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NEW YORK - Aug. 10, 2014 - PRLog -- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Harris I. Antoniades, PhD, CFA, Managing Director/Valuation & Financial Opinions, Stout Risius Ross, Inc. will speak at a 2-hour webcast entitled “FASB Derivatives and Hedging in 2014 LIVE Webcast” This two-hour event is scheduled on August 14, 2014 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM ET.

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Event Synopsis:

In a two hour live webcast, a panel of thought leaders and practitioners assembled by The Knowledge Group will discuss the significant and latest issues surrounding FASB Derivatives and Hedging in 2014.

Key issues include that will be covered in this course are:

•          History & requirements (i.e. guidance) of both the private company asu on swaps and the other asu on ois as a benchmark rate.

•          Implementation issues related to the swaps asu.

•          Valuation of Derivatives incorporating non-performance risk and review of the various methodologies on how to perform hedge effectiveness testing.

About Harris Antoniades

Harris Antoniades is a Managing Director with SRR, based in the Los Angeles office and leads the firm’s complex securities and value analytics practice area.  He has extensive corporate finance experience, with emphasis in complex securities and derivatives valuations, advance financial analytics, and risk management issues.  His valuation and financial advisory services experience encompasses a broad range of asset classes, including equities, all types of derivatives, structure products, and fixed income securities for financial and tax reporting purposes, M&A and strategic planning analyses.

He earned his Ph.D. in chemical engineering from UCLA, while he was a Fulbright scholar.  He is a CFA chartholder and holds the FRM designation.  He was a lecturer in finance at the University of Cyprus and a visiting lecturer at the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering department at UCLA.

About Stout Risius Ross, Inc.

Stout Risius Ross (SRR) is a premier global financial advisory firm that specializes in Investment Banking, Valuation & Financial Opinions, and Dispute Advisory & Forensic Services. We serve a range of clients from Fortune 500 corporations to privately held companies in numerous industries around the world.  Our clients and their advisors rely on our premier expertise, deep industry knowledge, and unparalleled responsiveness on complex financial matters.  For more information, visit www.SRR.com

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’s website: www.knowledgecongress.org

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