Tom Tagle, Partner, Baker Tilly, to Speak at Knowledge Congress’ Live Webcast

TYSONS CORNER, Va. - The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Thomas N. Tagle, Partner, Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP, will speak at a two-hour webcast entitled "DCAA "Hot Buttons": An Update LIVE Webcast." This two-hour event is scheduled on October 29, 2013 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. ET.

Event synopsis:

The Defense Contract Audit Agency’s (DCAA) moves to expand the audit scope for entities must be taken seriously as there are many potential penalties for non-compliance. This live webcast will help companies identify certain hot buttons during the audit process helping to avoid some of the many pitfalls.

The Knowledge Group has assembled a panel of speaker practitioners and thought leaders to help walk you through the essentials of this topic. They will help you understand “hot button" issues in a two-hour LIVE webcast.

Key topics covered:

  • Best Practices for Managing the DCAA Audit Process
  • Managing the government's access to employees in connection with fraud detection and routine audits
  • Strategies for managing DCAA audits in response to recent statute of limitations cases
  • Managing the Government’s Access to Contractor Internal Audit Reports
  • What is the current status of Contractor Business System compliance reviews?

About Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (

Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) is a nationally recognized, full-service accounting and advisory firm whose specialized professionals connect with clients and their businesses through refreshing candor and clear industry insight. With approximately 2,800 employees across the United States, Baker Tilly is ranked as one of the 15 largest accounting and advisory firms in the country. Headquartered in Chicago, Baker Tilly is an independent member of Baker Tilly International, a worldwide network of independent accounting and business advisory firms in 147 territories, with 33,600 professionals. The combined worldwide revenue of independent member firms is $3.4 billion.

About Thomas Tagle

Tom Tagle, a partner in Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP’s Government Contractor Advisory Services practice, has worked in government contracting industry for over twenty years. Prior to joining the firm, he was a Director at a global consulting firm, and spent the first nine years of his career with a global accounting firm. Tom's clients include government and commercial contractors in a wide range of industries, including construction, shipbuilding, contingency operations, information technology (IT) services, healthcare, and professional services. Tom's experience encompasses a broad range of financial statement auditing, consulting, forensic investigation and litigation support assignments for clients in a variety of industries.

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  please visit the organization’s website: