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How to Embezzle from a Company

Occupational Fraud Within An Organization

The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners estimates that a typical organization loses 5% to 7% of their gross revenues each year due to occupational fraud and abuse. A presentation on Monday, September 23 at The University at Buffalo's Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership will examine the different types of employee theft and fraud, the reasons employees engage in it, tips to prevent theft and fraud in the work place, red flags to help the employer identify it, and lastly what to do if you expect fraud is occurring.

UB Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership
UB Downtown Gateway
77 Goodell Street Classroom 208
Buffalo, NY 14203

Monday, September 23rd, 2013 - 5:30 to 7:30 pm

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Shawn M. Frier, CPA, CFE, CMPE is a Director in Freed Maxick’s Enterprise Advisory Services Practice. Prior to joining the Firm, Shawn worked for a “Big 6″ accounting firm in New York City.

Shawn is responsible for the overall planning, supervision and completion of client engagements, audits, reviews, compilations, bookkeeping, and tax returns. He has prepared financial statements in various industry formats including consolidations and has coordinated and reviewed work performed by internal auditors, assisted numerous entities in preparing annual budgets and in tax planning and has prepared audit findings for presentation to management. In addition, Shawn is involved with supervising staff, recruiting, training, and internship programs.

Over the years, Shawn has obtained a wide range of experience with manufacturing, financial institutions, distribution, physician groups, not-for-profit, general services industries and SEC and regulatory accounting matters.

A graduate of the State University of New York at Buffalo, Shawn is a member of the Buffalo Chapter of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. He is President of the New York State Medical Group Management Association, and serves as a speaker for their local and national events. In addition, he serves on the Board of Directors, is the past Treasurer for Autistic Services, Inc, and is the current Assistant Treasurer for Jewish Federation Housing. In 2011, Shawn was named a winner of Buffalo Business First’s Healthcare 50 Award, which recognizes professionals serving the medical profession and their contributions in improving the quality of healthcare in Western New York. In 2006 Shawn was recognized for his business and community leadership by Business First as a “Forty Under 40” award recipient.

Areas of Expertise

  • Serving manufacturing, general service, and physician groups

  • SEC and regulatory accounting matters

  • Strategic and business planning

  • Leadership development

  • Conflict identification and resolution

  • Team building

  • Recruiting

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ASC 740: Income Tax Accounting for 2013 LIVE Webcast 5/17

Event Details:                                                                                                   

With the ever-changing and complex regulatory environment, compliance with accounting for income taxes
(ASC 740), formerly known as FAS 109, has become more difficult for companies to manage efficiently. Companies must work hard to ensure that they minimize compliance related errors with the current tax laws and financial accounting and reporting standards. 

In this two-hour LIVE webcast on May 17th, a panel of distinguished professionals assembled by The Knowledge Group will discuss the significant topics related to tax accounting rules and implementation of ASC 740. The faculty will discuss:

  • Brief Overview of ASC 740 and Refresher in Current and Deferred Tax Computation
     
  • Pertinent Accounting Principles and Tax Accounting Provisions
     
  • Application of ASC 740 to State and International Income Taxes
     
  • Hot Topics in Internal Controls
     
  • Issues Relating to Compensation and Benefits Developments
     
  • Best Practices and Practical Guidance for Tax Preparation, Compliance and Effectiveness
     
  • Up-to-the-Minute Regulatory Updates

This is a must attend event for Finance Executives, CPAs, Attorneys, Enrolled Agents, Tax Practitioners, and other Interested Professionals. Attending this course will give you the tools you need to understand the latest developments in ASC-740.

Course Level: Intermediate
Prerequisite: None
Method Of Presentation: Group-Based-Internet
Developer: The Knowledge Group, LLC
Recommended CLE/CPE Hours: 1.75 - 2.0
Advance Preparation: Print and review course materials
Course Code: 134416
Course Fee:
$199 - $249 (Early Bird Discounted Rate - on or before 05/07/2013)
$299 - $349 (Regular Rate - registration after 05/07/2013)
$149 (Government / Nonprofit Rate)
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Featured Speakers for ASC 740: Income Tax Accounting for 2013 LIVE Webcast :

Douglas I Schwartz, LLC
Douglas I. Schwartz, CPA/CFF, Cr.FA
Managing Member
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Freed Maxick CPAs, PC
Mark A. Stebbins, CPA
Director - Tax Practice Leader
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Freed Maxick CPAs, PC
Samuel C. DiSalvo, CPA J.D.
Director
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Who Should Attend?

- Finance Executives
- CPAs
- Tax Attorneys
- Enrolled Agents
- Tax Practitioners
- Tax Directors
- Tax Managers/Executive
- Internal Audits
- CFOs
- Financial Planners and Executives
- Tax Consultants
- And Other Interested Professionals

Why Attend?

This is a must attend event for anyone interested in understanding the related issues and changes to Income Tax Accounting (ASC 740). In this live virtual course, you will hear:

- Detailed guidance explained by the most qualified key leaders & experts
- Hear directly from experienced practitioners & thought leaders
- Interact directly with panel during Q&A

Advanced registration is recommended as space is limited. Please click the “Register” button below to enroll in this course today. Significant discounts apply for early registrants.

Registration Information:                                                                                                                                    

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