Accounting Update for Life Science Companies

Organization: Accounting Conferences and Seminars

Venue: Dolce Hayes Mansion

Location: San Jose, California, United States

Event Date/Time: Sep 23, 2015 / 8:00 am - (PST) End Date/Time: Sep 24, 2015 / 5:00 pm - (PST)
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From technical accounting and revenue recognition new rules to third party contracts to valuing R&D, this conference will address the latest developments in key areas. You'll hear from experts at Deloitte, life science and legal analysts and your industry counterparts.

  • Understand the latest accounting changes in key areas
  • Recognize the timelines and key factors affecting the life science industry
  • Begin to assess the effects of these standards on your company or clients

Cost $795 if you register by August 14th (regular price $995)  We have a block of discounted rooms available at the Dolce for $189 per night.  Register any one of three ways: 1. Register online using a credit card and click the orange button 2. Register by phone at (610) 789-3110  3. Email your contact info to be invoiced to   

AGENDA: DAY 1 8:00 8:45 Continental Breakfast and Registration 8:45 9:30 Roundtable discussion 9:30 9:40 Break 9:40 11:20 Technical Accounting Update Update on latest relevant developments, amendments and EITFs What Is the SEC staff looking for? Meaningful MD&A FASB Update Segment reporting Non-GAAP 11:20 11:30 Break 11:30 12:15 Gross to Net Types of pricing adjustments Estimation process Sales returns and other considerations 12:15 1:15 Lunch 1:15 2:45 Third party contracts and fraud Inspection trends Extended business relationship inspection areas Obstacles and opportunities Case studies and examples 2:45 2:55 Break 2:55 4:25 Revenue Recognition Accounting Impact on life science companies Summary of new standard Implementation considerations 4:25 4:35 Break 4:35 5:35 Tax Issues for Life Science Companies International Tax Reform discussion overview (the "CAMP" discussion) Obama budget tax proposals U.S. Job Creation and International Tax Reform Act of 2012 Repatriation holiday AGENDA: DAY 2 8:30 10:00 SEC Update Latest Hot Buttons Accounting evaluation steps SEC comments and trends Disclosure Issues 10:00 10:15 Break 10:15 11:00 Leasing Overview and timing Lessee accounting How will the income statement look? How are companies preparing for the change? 11:00 12:00 Legal Update Recent Division of Corporation Finance Guidance Dodd Frank Recent SEC Comment Letter Themes 12:00 1:00 Lunch 1:00 2:15 Valuation for Financial Reporting Fair value accounting Industry standards for valuation models Valuing R&D Projects Valuation and impairment of intangible assets 2:15 2:30 Break 2:30 3:15 COSO Update COSO 2013 Framework - what was carried forward Key principles and enhancements Life Science industry impact 3:15 4:15 Cybersecurity Risks Enhancing and protecting business value Managing and classifying all that data Strengthening IT asset management More mobile, more social Conference speakers include: Brian Jobe, Deloitte, Partner in Deloitte & Touche LLP's Financial Accounting and Reporting Services practice, and currently leads the practice's efforts related to the Life Sciences industry. For the past eleven years, Brian has provided accounting policy, transaction structuring, technology, and other consulting services to Fortune 1000 and international companies. John McKenna, Cooley, Partner Cathy Coste, Deloitte & Touche, Partner in Enterprise Risk Services Rich Milo, Deloitte & Touche, Principal in Enterprise Risk Services And additional speakers to be determined from Deloitte & Touche



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Accounting Conferences and Seminars