Financial Accounting & Reporting Update Conference

Venue: Chicago Marriott Oak Brook

Location: Oak Brook, Illinois, United States

Event Date/Time: Nov 21, 2013 / 8:45 am - (CST) End Date/Time: Nov 22, 2013 / 5:00 pm - (CST)
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Chicago Marriott Oak Brook 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:

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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:

Tom Adams, KPMG Director in Accounting Advisory Services and designated as KPMG Financial Instruments and Derivatives Firm Resource Chad Arcinue, Ernst & Young Valuation resident in Professional Practice Group John Benedetti, PricewaterhouseCoopers Director in Transaction Services Group Renee Bomchill, Deloitte & Touche Partner in Financial Accounting & Reporting Services Practice Luke Cadigan, US Securities and Exchange Commission Assistant Director of Enforcement—Boston Regional Office Andreas Chrysostomou, Duff & Phelps Managing Director—part of the Valuation Advisory Services business unit Wissam Dandan, Deloitte & Touche Audit Partner with an emphasis on revenue recognition Steve DiPietro, Deloitte & Touche Finance and IFRS Program Management Office leader for New England Jonathan Feig, Ernst & Young Partner in Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services practice 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 and Head of Revenue Recognition for the US & Canada David Lynn, Morrison Foerster Partner and former SEC Chief Counsel


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