Financial Accounting & Reporting Update 2020 (California, United States - August 20-21, 2020) - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--()--The "Financial Accounting & Reporting Update 2020" 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:

Agenda: DAY 1

8:00 - 8:45

  • Continental Breakfast and Registration

8:45 - 10:30

  • Accounting for Leases: New Rules
  • Identification of a Lease
  • Key Concepts
  • Lease Classification
  • Lessee and Lessor Accounting
  • Examples

10:30 - 10:45 - Break

10:45 - 12:00

  • Financial Modeling
    • Explains each of PwC's 10 best practices for financial modeling, the rationale behind them and provides practical advice for using them when building financial models
    • Enables participants to recognize the key features of a best practice financial model

11:25 - 11:30 - Break

11:30 - 12:30

  • Fraud Update
  • Context and perspective
  • SEC/DOJ Guidance
  • Global perspective
  • Indicators of opportunity

12:00 - 1:00 - Lunch

1:00 - 2:00

  • Hedge Accounting Post ASU 2017-12: Where we Landed and Where are we Headed Next
  • Interest rates
  • Commodity
  • FX
  • The risks, the instruments and the accounting-disclosures

2:00 - 3:30

  • Stock-Based Comp

3:30 - 3:45 - Break

3:45 - 5:15 - SEC Developments: Part 1

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

Agenda: DAY 2

8:15 - 8:45

  • Continental Breakfast

8:45 - 10:10

  • SEC Update Part 2:
  • Opportunities for Time and Cost Savings
  • Form 10Q Efficiencies
  • Interim Financial Statements
  • MD&A
  • Quantitative & Qualitative Disclosures

10:10 - 10:20 - Break

10:20 - 11:25

  • Accounting for Income Taxes Update (ASC 740)
  • How to apply the framework to current and evolving transactions
  • Interpretations and examples
  • Impact of recently issued ASUs

11:25 - 11:30 - Break

11:30 - 12:30

  • Revenue Recognition
  • SEC Comment Letters
  • Commissions
  • Industry Trends

12:30 - 1:30 - Lunch

1:30 - 2:30

  • FASB Update
  • Recent and Proposed ASUs
  • Current Projects
  • Disclosure Effectiveness
  • What to expect in the next 12 months

2:30 - 2:45 - Break

2:45 - 4:15

  • IT Risk and Cybersecurity Overview
  • Disclosure requirements
  • Risks in the Digital Age
  • Key Questions
  • Solutions and Activities
  • Examples of Threat Scenarios

Speakers

  • George Do Equinix, Chief Infirmation Security Officer
  • Renton Squires PwC, Principal
  • Aleks Zabreyko Connor Group, Partner and Head of Professional Practice
  • Anita Pathy Ernst & Young, Manager
  • Kim Le A2Q2, Director, Founder & CEO
  • Helen Kane Hedge Trackers, President & Founder
  • Matthew Nickrent Ernst & Young, Manager
  • Ron Kiima Kiima Inc., Former U.S. SEC Assistant Chief Accountant in Division of Corporation Finance
  • Amanda McCarty Grant Thornton, Audit Partner
  • Kevin Moyers Deloitte, Tax Senior Manager
  • Andy Clay Grant Thornton, Senior Manager
  • Charlie Steward Deloitte, Accounting Services Senior Manager
  • Mark Driessen PwC, Director
  • Matt Svetich Effectus Group, Director of Technical Accounting

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Contacts

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Contacts

ResearchAndMarkets.com
Laura Wood, Senior Press 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