Event Date/Time: Sep 19, 2013 / 8:45 am - (EST) End Date/Time: Sep 20, 2013 / 5:00 pm - (EST)
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Boston Hyatt Cambridge Revenue Recognition Accounting Conference The objective of the new Revenue Recognition project is to clarify the principles for recognizing revenue and to develop a common revenue standard for U.S. GAAP and IFRS. This conference will review existing guidance and address the latest developments in key areas, significant changes, scope, disclosure and possible impacts. Learning Objectives: Registration Information:

Cost $995 Save $200 if you register at least 45 days early 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 We have a block of discounted rooms available and will email you the link after you register. The hotel is located 6 miles from the airport.

Agenda: DAY 1 8:00 8:45 Continental Breakfast and Registration 8:45 10:15 Current Topics in Revenue Recognition Lessons learned from the most recent amendments and EITFs Guidance on adjustments as business models evolve (i.e. cloud computing) Resulting changes to sales/operations/IT/accounting policies 10:15 10:30 Break 10:30 12:00 Revenue Recognition: What's on the Horizon Exposure Draft from FASB/IASB Comment letter trends Industry accounting challenges 12:00 1:00 Lunch 1:00 2:30 Revenue Recognitions: Case Studies and Practical Examples Software Example Life Science Example General Example 2:30 2:45 Break 2:45 4:00 Industry Panel 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 SEC Enforcement Discussion Recent enforcement cases in the technology sector Traps to avoid: Earnings Management Dealing with the SEC Agenda: DAY 2 8:30 10:15 Legal Update Dodd Frank Act: Implications of reform Key SEC Reporting developments Executive compensation Disclosure requirements 10:15 10:30 Break 10:30 12:00 SEC Comment Letter Trends in Revenue Recognition SEC Staff Review Process Examples 12:00 1:00 Lunch 1:00 2:30 Revenue Recognition Miscellaneous Issues Contract Costs Contract Modifications Warranties Other 2:30 2:45 Break 2:45 4:20 Other Financial Reporting Topics Leases Consolidations Financial Instruments... Other 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 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. 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 Chris Whitley, PwC Partner in PwC's Accounting & Financial Reporting team in the Transaction Services business unit Peter Wilm, Deloitte & Touche Partner in Financial Accounting & Reporting Services Group (former Executive VP at MBNA America Bank and Professional Accounting Fellow at the OCC)

  • Understand the latest changes in key areas
  • Recognize the timelines and key factors driving the developments
  • Begin to assess the effects of these standards on your company or clients


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