NASHVILLE, TN (Nov. 10, 2011)–Decosimo Certified Public Accountants (Decosimo), a Top 100 accounting and business advisory firm associated with Moore Stephens International Limited, will sponsor the MidSouth Alternative Investment Association (MSAIA) fall mixer to be held at 4:00 p.m. CST on Nov. 21 at Maggiano’s Little Italy Restaurant in Nashville, Tenn. Principal Karl Jordan will serve as moderator with Principals Marshall Harvey, CPA, CFE, Renee Ford, CPA, and Lynn Rodgers, CPA presenting on current topics including, “Implementing Dodd-Frank Requirements,” “Accounting Standard Updates Affecting Investment Companies” and “What You Need to be Looking for in the Next Year.”
Also presenting will be award-winning journalist Cynthia Harrington, CFA, CFE, the founder and principal of Cynthia Harrington & Associates LLC. Ms. Harrington will discuss five reasons professionals usually miss signs of fraud.
To make reservations, email email@example.com. While there are currently no membership dues associated with MSAIA, the organization raises funds for a selected charitable organization in connection with each of its events. For the fall mixer, a $20 minimum donation to benefit the Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee is payable at the door.
About Decosimo Certified Public Accountants:
Perennially ranked as a Top 100 accounting and business advisory Firm, Decosimo is a recognized trusted advisor in the financial services area for their domestic and international clients. With offices strategically located in Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama, Ohio and the Cayman Islands, Decosimo provides audit, tax and advisory services to clients throughout the world. As an independent firm associated with Moore Stephens International Limited, Decosimo has access to resources and professionals in 638 office locations across 97 countries. Together with Moore Stephens, Decosimo offers a global reach while maintaining a local perspective. The Decosimo Financial Services Group furnishes services to financial institutions, alternative investment funds, offshore entities, fund of funds, real estate funds, investment advisors, dealer-brokers and alternative loan and private investment groups. The Firm serves a client base that includes a variety of Funds that range from start-ups to Funds managing billions of dollars in assets.
Beyond tax and assurance solutions, Decosimo’s Financial Services team provides advisory services for independent due diligence and transaction services; accounting assistance with fund launches; counsel related to fund structure, fee agreements and complex tax allocation issues; advice on matters of board governance and ethics; and attestation services under the SEC Custody Rule provisions for Registered Investment Advisors. Decosimo’s full service Grand Cayman office, Moore Stephens Decosimo Cayman Limited, helps its domestic and international clients leverage the benefits of a jurisdiction without direct taxation. Learn more.
About MidSouth Alternative Investment Association:
MSAIA is a knowledge-based, networking organization which connects alternative investment professionals in the MidSouth and raises funds and awareness for worthwhile charities in our region. MSAIA offers a professional environment for constructive dialogue among members through educational programs, networking events and other services designed to facilitate communication within our community of institutional investors, high net worth investors, alternative investment money managers, professional service providers and academics. The target audience are alternative investment professionals in Nashville, Memphis, Chattanooga, Knoxville, Birmingham, Huntsville, Louisville and points in-between.
About the Benefiting Nonprofit Organization:
The mission of the Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee is "to enforce, advance and defend the legal rights of low–income and vulnerable families in order to obtain for them the basic necessities of life". The organization gives free civil legal aid to people who have nowhere else to turn and serves 48 counties from offices in Clarksville, Columbia, Cookeville, Gallatin, Murfreesboro, Nashville, Oak Ridge, and Tullahoma.