Revenue Recognition Accounting Conference

Venue: Chicago Marriott Oak Brook

Location: Oak Brook, Illinois, United States

Event Date/Time: Sep 12, 2012 End Date/Time: Sep 13, 2012
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Description

The objective of the Revenue Recognition project would be to replace all existing US GAAP and IFRS guidance. This conference will review existing guidance and address the latest developments in key areas, significant changes, scope, disclosure and possible impacts.
Learning Objectives:

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
Registration Information:

Register Now » Cost $995
Save $200 if you register by July 27th
We have a block of rooms available at $149 per night

You can register by phone, call (877) 440-0227 or 610 789-3110
Email registration questions or to be invoiced to: mtarman@acslive.com
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

Shelley Barrows, Deloitte & Touche
Partner in Technology Media & Telecommunications practice

John Benedetti, PricewaterhouseCoopers
Director in Transaction Services Group

Renee Bomchill, Deloitte & Touche
Partner in Financial Accounting & Reporting Services Practice

Prasadh Cadambi, KPMG
Audit Partner in Department of Professional Practice—recently returned from FASB

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)

Venue

1401 west 22nd street
Oak Brook
Illinois
United States
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Additional Information

Regular price $995 - (Save $200 if you register early)