Event Date/Time: May 23, 2016 / 8:45 am - (PST) End Date/Time: May 24, 2016 / 4:15 pm - (PST)
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ACCOUNTING FOR PRIVATE COMPANIES UPDATE

HYATT SANTA CLARA

We are seeing an unprecedented level of major accounting changes from US and international standard-setters. This conference will address the latest developments in key areas. The format of pairing panelists from industry and public accounting is designed to give a fuller perspective.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

·         Understand the latest accounting changes in key areas

·         Recognize the timelines and key factors

·         Begin to assess the effects of these standards on your company or clients

REGISTRATION INFORMATION:

Cost $795 (save $200 off the $995 fee if you register at least 45 days prior to the conference)
You can also register by phone, call (877) 440-0227 or 610 789-3110

Agenda: DAY 1

8:00

8:45

Continental Breakfast and Registration

8:45

10:00

Overview of Private Company Landscape
AICPA Financial Reporting Framework for Small and Medium-Sized Entities
Private Company Council Update
PCC Town Hall Meetings and Input on FASB Projects

10:00

10:10

Break

10:10

12:00

GAAP for Private Companies: Part 1
Private company accounting alternatives
Uncertainties and contingencies
Estimations
Concentrations of risk
Materiality and disclosures

12:00

1:00

Lunch

1:00

2:30

GAAP for Private Companies: Part 2
Consolidations
Combinations
Push down accounting

2:30

2:45

Break

2:45

4:15

GAAP for Private Companies: Part 3
Related parties
Going concern issues
Accounting for impairments
Intangibles
Goodwill and exceptions

4:15

5:30

What To Know For Your Financial Statement Close
Practical insights
Case study examples

 

Agenda: DAY 2

8:45

10:00

Accounting for Leases: New Rules
Identification of a lease
Key concepts
Lease classification
Lessee and Lessor accounting
Speaker:

10:00

10:15

Break

10:15

12:15

Revenue Recognition: New Rules
Key provisions of new standard
Considerations and practical examples for collectibility, contingent revenue, sales to distributors, performance obligations over time, elimination of VSOE for software transactions, use of residual approach, term licenses, time value of money, disclosure implications
Speaker:

12:15

1:15

Lunch

1:15

2:15

Legal Issues for Private Companies
Common dilemmas and misconceptions
Ilustrative interactive scenarios
Industry developments

2:15

2:30

Break

2:30

3:30

IPO Readiness
What you should be doing now
IPO trends by sector
Practical insights

3:30

4:30

Tax Update: Income Taxes, deferred income taxes, uncertain tax positions
Legislative overview
Tax law changes

 

Conference series speakers include:

Alice Zhang, Deloitte & Touche
Partner

Aleks Zabreyko, Connor Group
Partner and Head of Professional Practice

Ashima Jain, PwC
Managing Director, National Office

Emily Ellis, PwC
Senior Manager

Narayanan Balakrishnan, Ernst & Young
Partner

Dave Christensen, RGP
Managing Consultant

Sonia Luna, Aviva Spectrum
CEO and also member of SEC Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies

Amanda Hurley, Grant Thornton
Audit Senior Manager

Nadia Brannon, Ernst & Young
Executive Director, Fraud Investigations and Dispute Services

Kristian Gusmer, PwC
Senior Manager

John McKenna, Cooley LLP
Partner

Gabe Zubizarreta, Silicon Valley Accountants
CEO

Kevin Chiu, Alix Partners LLC
Director

Randa Ghantous, Connor Group
Director, Technical Accounting & IPO Services

Sean St. Germain, Deloitte & Touche
Senior Manager

Tony Jordan, Ernst & Young
Partner, Fraud Investigations and Dispute Services

Hank Galligan, BDO
Assurance Director

Douglas Gustin, BDO
Assurance Partner

Ronal Kiima, Kiima Inc.
President, Former SEC Assistant Chief Accountant

Sandra Costs, PwC
Assurance Senior Manager

Zara Muradali, KPMG
Tax Partner

Carl Hatfield, Protiviti
Managing Director

Jordan Reed, Protiviti
Managing Director

Michele Edwards, StoneTurn
Managing Director

Eliza Preoteasa, Deloitte & Touche
Senior Manager

Violet Goodheart, KPMG
Tax Partner

Denis Kozhevnikov, Connor Group
Partner, Global Accounting Practice

Adam Steinberger, Andersen Tax
Managing Director

Jack Rominger, RSM US LLP
Partner

Rich Stuart, RSM US LLP
Partner

Nathan Apsel, PwC
Manager – Assurance

Tim Lashua, KPMG
Managing Director

Deglan Reager, KPMG
Director

Hamilton Yuan, Deloitte & Touche
Manager

Christine Beliveau, FTI Consulting
Senior Managing Director

Daniel Hansen, Protiviti
Director

Michael Yachnik, Stoneturn Group
Principal

Greg Bocchino, KPMG
Partner

Jeffrey Dunne, PwC
Principal in Deals – Valuation Services

Chad Morrissey, PwC
Principal Transaction Services

Scott Laliberte, Protiviti
Managing Director

 

Venue

5101 Great America Parkway
California
United States
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