Accounting for International Operations

Organization: Accounting Conferences and Seminars LLC

Venue: Hyatt Regency Santa Clara

Location: Santa Clara, California, United States

Event Date/Time: Dec 05, 2016 / 8:30 am - (EST) End Date/Time: Dec 06, 2016 / 4:15 pm - (EST)
Report as Spam




Understand the latest regulatory/best practice changes in key areas including the new COSO rules

Explore the practical considerations related to Dodd-Frank

Begin to assess the effects of the latest accounting standards on your SOX compliance



Cost $795 (save $200 off the $995 fee if you register by October 28th)

We have a block of rooms available at the Hyatt at $249 per night


You can also register by phone 610 789-3110



Agenda: DAY 1

8:00        8:45        Continental Breakfast and Registration

8:45        10:15     IFRS & U.S. GAAP Update

Overview of accounting standards and where we are going

Remaining differences between U.S. GAAP & IFRS

IASB Technical Project Update

FASB Technical Project update

10:15     10:30     Break

10:30     12:00     FX Accounting

Accounting for Foreign Currency Transactions

Intercompany transactions

Practical example of a headging transaction

12:00     1:00        Lunch

1:00        2:15        Industry Panel Discussion

The format of this session will allow three industry panelists to introduce themselves, their companies and briefly discuss recent international accounting issues they've encountered.

The remaining time will be discussion and Q&A with the group.

2:15        2:25        Break

2:25        3:45        Setting Up & Managing International Operations

Legal Issues

Finance Transactions

Resources for U.S. businesses including transactional services

Letters of credit and trade credit insurance

Foreign law compliance

3:45        4:00        Break

4:00        5:20        Fraud and FCPA Issues

Fraud trends

Discussion of recent cases

Anti-fraud programs


Agenda: DAY 2

8:30        10:00     International Tax Issues

Taxation of U.S. corporations

Taxation of foreign corporations

ASC 740 - Accounting for Income Taxes

Owning and operating foreign disredarded entities, foreign partnerships and foreign corporations

Proposed/Upcoming Regulations

10:00     10:15     Break

10:15     11:45     Consolidation Procedures

Accounting for intercorporate investments

Consolidating for foreign subs

Case studies

11:45     12:45     Lunch

12:45     2:15        International M&A, Valuation and Due Diligence Issues

Understanding local valuation issues and unique requirements

Post-close issues (accounting, tax and cultural)

Deal structure

How to finance the transactions

2:15        2:30        Break

2:30        3:30        Treasury and Cash Management Best Practices

Structuring a solid cash management system

International cash and liquidity

3:30        4:30        SOX & Internal Controls for Foreign Operations

New COSO guidance

International issues

Conference series speakers include:


Larry Harding, Radius


Raffi Margossian, RSM US LLP

Senior Manager

Kevin Chiu, AlixPartners


Brian Tomkiel, Baker & McKenzie


Lindsey Newbern, PwC


Chad Morrissey, PwC

Principal – Transaction Services

Sundar Ramamurthy, PwC

Director – Transaction Services

Aleks Zabreyko, Connor Group

Partner – Head of Professional Practice

Daryl Dobrenz, Connor Group

Director M&A Services

Sandra Tullis, Ernst & Young

Senior Manager

Michael Ussery, PT Platinum




5101 Great America Pkwy
Santa Clara
United States


Accounting Conferences and Seminars LLC