2 Day Conference: Financial Accounting & Reporting Update 2018 (Boston, United States - June 7th-8th) - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--()--The "Financial Accounting & Reporting Update 2018" conference has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

We are seeing an unprecedented level of major accounting changes from US and international standard-setters. This conference will address the latest developments in key areas. Experts from the Big Four and regional firms will lead the discussion.

Learning Objectives

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

Agenda

Day One

Continental Breakfast and Registration

Financial Accounting Update

  • FASB Technical Agenda Overview
  • Key Learnings from Recent Lease and Rev Rec Implementations
  • Accounting for credit losses
  • What to Expect from FASB in Next Year

Cybersecurity Update

  • What can you do?
  • Recent trends
  • Who is targeting you?
  • Methods of Attack
  • Phishing, Malware, Physical, Through Business Partners and Via New Technologies

Accounting for Leases: New Rules

  • Identification of a Lease
  • Key Concepts
  • Lease Classification
  • Lessee and Lessor Accounting
  • Examples

Revenue Recognition

  • Key provisions of new standard
  • Considerations and illustrative examples for collectibility, contingent revenue, sales to distributors, performance obligations over time, elimination of VSOE for software transactions, use of residual approach, term licenses, time value of money, disclosure implications

Trump Presidency and the SEC: Handicapping the New Regulatory Environment

  • SEC Personnel Update
  • The Financial CHOICE Act
  • JOBS Act Implementation Update
  • FAST Act (aka JOBS Act 1.5)
  • What to Expect

Day Two

SEC Reporting:

  • Opportunities for Time and Cost Savings
  • Form 10Q Efficiencies
  • Interim Financial Statements
  • MD&A
  • Quantitative & Qualitative Disclosures

Tax Update

  • After the election: Federal Tax Legislative Outlook for 2017 New Rules
  • Preparing for the financial statement impact of tax reform
  • State Tax: significant legislative, regulatory and case law updates

Accounting for Stock-Based Compensation

  • 10 Years later but still full of complex nuances
  • Impact on corporate income tax accounting
  • Calculation of earning per share
  • Presentation of cash flow statement

Accounting for Transactions

  • Business Combinations
  • Recent Trends

SOX & Internal Controls Update

  • Impact of new revenue recognition standard
  • Continuing evolution of COSO
  • Survey results

For more information about this conference visit https://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/gnn79b/2_day_conference?w=4

Contacts

ResearchAndMarkets.com
Laura Wood, Senior Manager
press@researchandmarkets.com
For E.S.T Office Hours Call 1-917-300-0470
For U.S./CAN Toll Free Call 1-800-526-8630
For GMT Office Hours Call +353-1-416-8900
Related Topics: Accounting

Contacts

ResearchAndMarkets.com
Laura Wood, Senior Manager
press@researchandmarkets.com
For E.S.T Office Hours Call 1-917-300-0470
For U.S./CAN Toll Free Call 1-800-526-8630
For GMT Office Hours Call +353-1-416-8900
Related Topics: Accounting