Financial Accounting & Reporting Update

Organization: Accounting Conferences and Seminars

Venue: Hyatt at The Bellevue

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Event Date/Time: Dec 15, 2015 / 8:00 am - (EST) End Date/Time: Dec 16, 2015 / 5:00 pm - (EST)
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PHILADELPHIA MARRIOTT WEST-CONSHOHOCKEN FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING & REPORTING  UPDATE CONFERENCE 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. Speakers are experts from the Big Four and former SEC Officials. You will earn 16 CPEs. 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

Cost $795 if you register 45 days in advance (Regular price is $995)  We have a block of discounted rooms available at the Philadelphia Marriott Conshohocken 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 10:15 Financial Accounting Update  FASB & IASB Convergence projects Lease accounting Financial instruments Consolidations Other FASB projects SEC accounting update 10:15 10:30 Break 10:30 12:00 Revenue Recognition Key provisions of new standard Considerations and illustrative 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 12:00 1:00 Lunch 1:00 2:15 Megatrends Demographic and social change Shift in economic power Rapid urbanization, climate change and resource scarcity Technological breakthroughs 2:15 2:25 Break 2:25 3:45 Accounting for Stock-based Compensation 10 years later but still full of complex nuances Impact on corporate income tax accounting Calculation of earning per share Presentation of cash flow statement 3:45 4:00 Break 4:00 5:15 SEC Reporting: What Would/Should You Do? Common dilemmas and misconceptions Illustrative interactive scenarios Tips & best practices AGENDA: DAY 2 8:30 10:00 SEC Reporting: Opportunities for Time & Cost Savings SEC's Integrated Disclosure Systems Materiality considerations Tips & best practices 10:00 10:15 Break 10:15 11:45 SOX & Internal Controls Update Impact of new revenue recognition standard Continuing developments of COSO 2013 Case study discussion Survey results 11:45 12:45 Lunch 12:45 2:00 Legal Update Dodd Frank progress report SEC Enforcement trends Other regulatory developments 2:00 2:15 Break 2:15 3:30 Fraud Case Studies Past issues and emerging trends Trends in detection including analytics Corruption and bribery 3:30 4:30 Tax Update for Corporate Accountants Legislative overview Tax law changes Conference series speakers include: William Fellows, Deloitte & Touche Partner Rich Stuart, McGladrey Partner Steve Blum, Ernst & Young Executive Director Ron Kiima, Kiima Inc. Former SEC Assistant Chief Accountant now President of Kiima Inc. a private consulting firm specializing in SEC, corporate governance and risk management  Joe Hainly, KPMG Federal Tax Senior Manager Steve DiPietro, Deloitte & Touche Finance and IFRS Program Management Office leader for New England Hank Galligan, BDO Practice Office Accounting Director Steve Koltun, McGladrey & Pullen Assurance Services Partner Scott Hickson, Ernst & Young Senior Manager in National Office with primary emphasis of revenue recognition Paige Kuroyama, McGladrey & Pullen Director in the Western Regional Professional Practice Office Francis Markey, Duff & Phelps Director, Valuation Services R. Daniel O'Connor, Ropes & Gray Partner focusing on SEC Enforcement matters, internal investigations and related trial work. Mark Sitlinger, Ally Financial (formerly GMAC) Director of Accounting Policy



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Accounting Conferences and Seminars