Financial Accounting & Reporting Update Conference

Organization: Accounting Conferences and Seminars LLC

Venue: Marriott Philadelphia West

Location: West Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, United States

Event Date/Time: Dec 12, 2013 / 8:45 am - (EST) End Date/Time: Dec 13, 2013 / 5:00 pm - (EST)
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Marriott 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. 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 $895 Register by November 8th and save $200 (cost will be $695) We have a block of discounted rooms available at $169 per night You can also register by phone, call (877) 440-0227 or 610 789-3110 or Email questions or to be invoiced to:

Agenda: DAY 1 8:00 8:45 Continental Breakfast and Registration 8:45 10:15 Revenue Recognition Update on latest developments, amendments and EITFs Revenue Recognition comment letter trends Revenue Recognition exposure draft and implementation considerations 10:15 10:30 Break 10:30 12:00 Leases Estimated timing of key milestones and overview of joint project Significant provisions Anticipated market reaction by lessors and lessees Transformation and implementation considerations 12:00 1:00 Lunch 1:00 2:15 Fair Value Accounting Refresher of terms and concepts Recent fair value developments Valuation considerations for non-financial assets Audit considerations The future of fair value 2:15 2:25 Break 2:25 3:45 Fraud Case studies and examples Key facts and statistics Detection, Prevention and Response FCPA: bribery and corruption 3:45 4:00 Break 4:00 5:15 Financial Reporting Roundup FASB Update: Recently completed standards: Other Comprehensive Income Goodwill Impairment Indefinite-Lived Intangibles Impairment Accounting for Financial instruments Project Update Agenda: DAY 2 8:30 10:00 Regulatory Update Financial Regulatory Reform: Dodd-Frank Act SEC Enforcement trends SEC Comment Letter Trends SEC Staff Review process: heightened demand for disclosures 10:00 10:15 Break 10:15 11:45 Business Combinations Scope of ASC 805 Recognizing and measuring assets acquired and liabilities assumed Income tax considerations Disclosure requirements 11:45 12:45 Lunch 12:45 2:00 SEC Comment Letters Types of review Types of comments Frequent staff comment areas: MD&A, Executive comp, Pro-forma, Contingencies and commitments, Non-GAAP measures, Investments, Segments, Related parties, Revenue recognition, Taxes 2:00 2:15 Break 2:15 3:30 SOX & Internal Control Update Past issues and emerging trends Adverse opinions and internal controls issues Exploring restatements PCAOB Standards: what's new 3:30 4:30 Consolidations Evaluation "power to direct" Performing the consolidation analysis Considerations for investment companies Conference series speakers include:

Chrissie Barsouian, Deloitte & Touche Senior Manager Tim Bernstein, Deloitte & Touche Senior Manager Matt Jacques, US Securities and Exchange Commission Senior Enforcement Accountants—Boston Regional Office Sofia Hussain, US Securities and Exchange Commission Senior Forensic Accountant—Boston Regional Office Luke Cadigan, K&L Gates Partner Former Assistant Director of Enforcement—Boston Regional Office Andreas Chrysostomou, Duff & Phelps Managing Director—part of the Valuation Advisory Services business unit John Liang, PwC Director Enzo Ciccia, PwC Manager Hank Galligan, BDO Practice Office Accounting Director Steve Koltun, McGladrey & Pullen Assurance Services Partner Mary Hansen, US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Assistant Regional Director 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 Josh Leonard, Deloitte & Touche Partner in Financial Advisory Services LLP's Lease Advisory practice Chris Lohin, SAP America Senior Finance Director David Lynn, Morrison Foerster Partner and former SEC Chief Counsel Francis Markey, Duff & Phelps Director, Valuation Services Amanda Massucci, Ernst & Young Partner in the Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services Practice Jamie Mayer, Grant Thornton Executive Director in Accounting Principles Consulting Group (former FASB practice fellow) Jonathan Nus, Standard & Poor's Rating Service Director with focus on how financial statement information is analyzed R. Daniel O'Connor, Ropes & Gray Partner focusing on SEC Enforcement matters, internal investigations and related trial work. Khalid Wasti, Deloitte & Touche Director Doug Reynolds, Grant Thornton Partner in National Standards Group Mark Sitlinger, Ally Financial (formerly GMAC) Director of Accounting Policy  


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