Revenue Recognition Accounting Conference

Organization: Accounting Conferences and Seminars

Venue: AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center

Location: Austin, Texas, United States

Event Date/Time: Oct 27, 2015 / 8:00 am - (EST) End Date/Time: Oct 28, 2015 / 5:00 pm - (EST)
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AT&T EXECUTIVE EDUCATION & CONFERENCE CENTER  ON THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS REVENUE RECOGNITION ACCOUNTING CONFERENCE The new Revenue Recognition Standard has finally been issued. The new guidance standardizes how companies should recognize revenue under U.S. GAAP and IFRS. This conference will go through the new guidance and address the latest developments in key areas, significant changes, scope, disclosure and impacts. LEARNING OBJECTIVES: REGISTRATION INFORMATION:

Cost $795 if you register by September 11th (regular price $995)  Contact the hotel directly to reserve your overnight room. 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 Revenue Recognition: New Standard Lessons learned from the most recent amendments and EITFs Effective date and transition issues Scope of new standard and overviews 10:15 10:30 Break 10:30 12:00 Revenue Recognition: New Standard (continued) Step 1: identifying the contract Step 2: identifying performance obligations Step 3: determine the transaction price Step 4: allocate the transaction price Step 5: recognizing revenue other provisions and implementation guidance 12:00 1:00 Lunch 1:00 2:30 Revenue Recognitions: Case Studies and Practical Examples Collectibility, Contingent Revenue, Sales to Distributors Performance Obligations Over Time, Elimination of VSOE for Software Residual Approach, Term Licenses, Time Value of Money... 2:30 2:45 Break 2:45 4:00 Roundtable Discussion Making revenue recognition manageable for those on the front lines Engaging in a dialogue: narrowing the gap between sales and accounting When and how to communicate issues of emerging importance 4:00 4:15 Break 4:15 5:30 The SEC & Revenue Recognition: But I Thought... Common dilemmas and misconceptions Inappropriate/illegal practices Illustrative interactive scenarios AGENDA: DAY 2 8:30 10:15 Revenue Recognition: SEC Enforcement & Fraud Issues Dodd Frank Act: Implications of reform Recent SEC Enforcement Cases Fraud issues 10:15 10:30 Break 10:30 12:00 The SEC & Revenue Recognition: MD&A's Critical Role Common disclosure shortcomings Illustrative interactive scenarios Tips & best practices 12:00 1:00 Lunch 1:00 2:30 Revenue Recognition: Added Case Studies and Practical Issues  Contract Costs Contract Modifications Warranties Other 2:30 2:45 Break 2:45 4:20 Transition Issues What steps to take now Guidance on adjustments as business models evolve (i.e. cloud computing) Resulting changes to sales/operations/IT/accounting policies Conference series speakers include: Bryan Anderson, Deloitte & Touche Partner Renee Bomchill, Deloitte & Touche Partner Lauren Hegg, Deloitte & Touche formerly with FASB 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  Gaurav Khosla, EA Director Digital Revenue Eric Domagalski, Symantec Global Revenue Advisory Director Hank Galligan, BDO Practice Office Accounting 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 Chris Lohin, SAP America Senior Finance Director David Lynn, Morrison Foerster Partner and former SEC Chief Counsel 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. Amanda Spindler, MillerCoors Treasury Manager Sarah Rich, SunTrust Banks, Inc., Accounting Consultations Group with particular emphasis on financial instruments Mark Sitlinger, Ally Financial (formerly GMAC) Director of Accounting Policy
  • Review the latest changes in key areas
  • Understand the big picture concepts from an SEC perspective
  • Begin to assess the effects of the new standard on your company or clients


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