Understanding Foreign Issuer Reporting Enhancements (FIRE) (Reporting Enhancemen)

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Event Date/Time: Nov 09, 2009 End Date/Time: Nov 09, 2009
Registration Date: Nov 09, 2009
Early Registration Date: Nov 06, 2009
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The SEC, seeking to respond to information technology advances and increased globalization securities markets, has amended certain requirements relating to foreign private issuers as part of its initiative to improve and modernize existing reporting and disclosure requirements. Under the new disclosure requirements, foreign private issuers may test their eligibility once every year, must disclose information about changes in their certifying accountant and about certain fees and payments. They are also are required to disclose information with respect to significant changes in their corporate governance practices compared to those applicable to US domestic companies under appropriate exchange's listing standards. Additionally, there are also existing deadlines that must be observed as well as incentives for companies who engage in proactive compliance.

Learn about these filing deadlines for annual reports on various forms in the US and the incentives for cooperating companies. Understanding New Foreign Private Issuers Disclosure Requirements LIVE Webcast will help you learn adjust to these changes as well as knowing how to test the eligibility of a foreign private issuer. This is a must attend event for the FPI community.



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Course Level: Intermediate Prerequisite: None Method Of Presentation: Group-Based-Internet Developer: The Knowledge Conference Recommended CLE/CPE Hours: 1.75 - 2.0 (Please note, your State Bar or Accounting Board will make the final determination with respect to continuing education credit. If you are applying for CLE credit in Texas you must register 20 days before the event date.) Advance Preparation: Print and review course materials Course Code: 093911 Course Fee: $199 - $299 NASBA Sponsor Number: 109004