Louis J. Battagliese Jr., Partner, Jackson Cross Partners, LLC to Speak at KC’s Preparing for Changes in Lease Accounting Standard LIVE Webcast

The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced that Louis J. Battagliese Jr., Partner, Jackson Cross Partners, LLC will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “Preparing for Changes in Lease Accounting Standard LIVE Webcast.” This event is scheduled on March 15, 2013 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM ET. (For more information about this event and to register, please visit the event homepage by clicking  HERE.

Event Synopsis:

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (“FASB”) and the International Accounting Standards Board (“IASB”) issuing the 2012 new lease accounting standards will affect finance, real estate and information technology executives involved in compliance. The changes are expected to have a significant impact on companies’ balance sheet especially for companies that lease real estate. Knowing the latest developments will help you get ready for the requirements that will come along with the new rule.

Join the distinguished group of accounting and compliance experts as they walk us through the fundamentals of the proposed standards and their potential impact on your business. The panelists will address the following in a two-hour LIVE webcast brought to you by The Knowledge Group.

  • New rules for leasing assessment including accounting rule modifications
  • Impact of the new rules in the industry
  • Best Practices implementing the new rules
  • Advance preparation to comply with the new rules – What to look ahead for the future of lease structuring
  • Up to the minute regulatory updates

About Louis J. Battagliese Jr.

Lou Battagliese is Managing Partner of Jackson Cross Partners (JCP), headquartered in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania. He is responsible for the Advisory Services group and the firm’s Industrial Brokerage Group. Over his 28 year real estate career, Lou has worked on numerous national and international projects valued at over $1.5 billion. He has coordinated projects in over 45 markets throughout North America and Europe.

Mr. Battagliese has a BS from Drexel University and is a licensed Real Estate Broker in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. He serves on the Board of the Tri-State Commercial Realtors Alliance and is a member of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors, Urban Land Institute, CoreNet Global, the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals and the International Council of Shopping Centers.

About Jackson Cross Partners, LLC

The JCP Advisory Services Group specializes in lease abstraction and portfolio administration for large and complex portfolios. The group has worked with a number domestic and global portfolios ranging in size from 100 to 18,000 properties. As a result of this experience, Mr. Battagliese and the team are recognized leaders in the field of data integration and validation for Integrated Workplace Management Systems (IWMS).

Most recently, JCP has been working with clients to advise, analyze and model the impacts of the proposed changes to lease accounting standards by the IASB and FASB. This tactical experience has uniquely positioned Jackson Cross Partners at the forefront on this important topic.

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.