SOX & Internal Controls Update

Organization: Accounting Conferences and Seminars

Venue: San Francisco Airport Marriott Waterfront

Location: Burlingame, California, United States

Event Date/Time: Jun 23, 2016 / 8:45 am - (PST) End Date/Time: Jun 24, 2016 / 4:15 pm - (PST)
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Description

SOX AND INTERNAL CONTROLS UPDATE

MARRIOTT SAN FRANCISCO AIRPORT – BURLINGAME

SOX and Internal Control best practices continue to evolve. Led by national accounting firm technical experts and complemented by industry panelists, the program includes a combination of lectures and real-life case discussions for a deeper understanding of the topics.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

·         Understand the latest regulatory/best practice changes in key areas including the new COSO rules

·         Explore the practical considerations related to Dodd-Frank

·         Begin to assess the effects of the latest accounting standards on your SOX compliance

REGISTRATION INFORMATION:

 

Cost $795 (save $200 off the $995 fee if you register at least 45 days prior to the conference)

You can also register by phone, call (877) 440-0227 or 610 789-3110

Agenda:

DAY

1

8:00

8:45

Continental Breakfast and Registration

8:45

10:15

Past Issues and Emerging Trends
The evolution of Sarbanes-Oxley
Adverse opinions and Internal Control issues
Exploring restatements - Impact of rules and regulations related to corporate governance and disclosure
SOX Value Transformation - the cost of compliance
COSO Framework - what's next
PCAOB Standards - what's new
SOX Survey Results

10:15

10:30

Break

10:30

12:00

Industry Panel Discussion
Three industry panelists will initiate the discussion by discussing their companies, recent issues and obstacles before opening up the discussion to the group

12:00

1:00

Lunch

1:00

2:30

Risk Assessment
Enterprise risk assessment
Fraud risk assessment
IT Risk assessment
COSO 2013 Impact/td>

2:30

2:45

Break

2:45

4:00

Cybersecurity
What is it and why is it a white hot topic?
What are the key threats
How does it affect your risk assessment
Practical examples

4:00

4:15

Break

4:15

5:30

Case Study by Sonia Luna
Current PCAOB focus areas and responses from the field
Impact of new revenue recognition standard
PCAOB #18 Audit Standard and Audit Alert #11

 

Agenda: DAY 2

8:30

9:45

GRC and It's Power to Automate & Streamline Some SOX Controls
Cost Reduction & Performance Improvement
Case Study: How it worked at a major software company
Automating access controls to detect and resolve potential control issues

9:45

10:00

Break

10:00

11:00

Megatrends
Demographic and social change
Shift in economic power
Rapid urbanization, technological breakthroughs, climate change and resource scarcity

11:00

11:10

Break

11:10

12:30

New ERM Framework on the Horizon?
Align risk strategy with performance
Reduce cost and improve effectiveness of GRC activities

12:30

1:30

Lunch

1:30

3:00

SEC Recent Developments: An Overview
SEC's Fraudulent Financial Reporting Initiatives
SEC's Dodd-Frank Rule-Making
SEC's revisiting of its Financial Reporting Framework
Other emerging regulatory issues

3:00

3:15

Break

3:15

4:30

Using Data Analytics: What Works
Interactive exercise
Best use of big data

Conference series speakers include:

Alice Zhang, Deloitte & Touche
Partner

Aleks Zabreyko, Connor Group
Partner and Head of Professional Practice

Ashima Jain, PwC
Managing Director, National Office

Emily Ellis, PwC
Senior Manager

Narayanan Balakrishnan, Ernst & Young
Partner

Dave Christensen, RGP
Managing Consultant

Sonia Luna, Aviva Spectrum
CEO and also member of SEC Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies

Amanda Hurley, Grant Thornton
Audit Senior Manager

Nadia Brannon, Ernst & Young
Executive Director, Fraud Investigations and Dispute Services

Kristian Gusmer, PwC
Senior Manager

John McKenna, Cooley LLP
Partner

Gabe Zubizarreta, Silicon Valley Accountants
CEO

Kevin Chiu, Alix Partners LLC
Director

Randa Ghantous, Connor Group
Director, Technical Accounting & IPO Services

Sean St. Germain, Deloitte & Touche
Senior Manager

Tony Jordan, Ernst & Young
Partner, Fraud Investigations and Dispute Services

Hank Galligan, BDO
Assurance Director

Douglas Gustin, BDO
Assurance Partner

Ronal Kiima, Kiima Inc.
President, Former SEC Assistant Chief Accountant

Sandra Costs, PwC
Assurance Senior Manager

Zara Muradali, KPMG
Tax Partner

Carl Hatfield, Protiviti
Managing Director

Jordan Reed, Protiviti
Managing Director

Michele Edwards, StoneTurn
Managing Director

Eliza Preoteasa, Deloitte & Touche
Senior Manager

Violet Goodheart, KPMG
Tax Partner

Denis Kozhevnikov, Connor Group
Partner, Global Accounting Practice

Adam Steinberger, Andersen Tax
Managing Director

Jack Rominger, RSM US LLP
Partner

Rich Stuart, RSM US LLP
Partner

Nathan Apsel, PwC
Manager – Assurance

Tim Lashua, KPMG
Managing Director

Deglan Reager, KPMG
Director

Hamilton Yuan, Deloitte & Touche
Manager

Christine Beliveau, FTI Consulting
Senior Managing Director

Daniel Hansen, Protiviti
Director

Michael Yachnik, Stoneturn Group
Principal

Greg Bocchino, KPMG
Partner

Jeffrey Dunne, PwC
Principal in Deals – Valuation Services

Chad Morrissey, PwC
Principal Transaction Services

Scott Laliberte, Protiviti
Managing Director

 

Venue

1800 Old Bayshore Hwy
Burlingame
California
United States
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Organizations

Accounting Conferences and Seminars