Financial Accounting & Reporting Update Conference

Venue: Marriott Irvine

Location: Irvine, California, United States

Event Date/Time: Sep 23, 2013 / 8:45 am - (PST) End Date/Time: Sep 24, 2013 / 5:00 pm - (PST)
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Irvine Marriott 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 Discounts are shown at checkout and still available: Save $200 if you register 45 days in advance We have a block of discounted rooms available at $210 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:

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


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