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

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

8:45 - 10:00

  • Fraud and Accounting Failures
  • Context and perspective
  • Examples: Fictitious Sales or Revenue
  • Examples: Timing Issues
  • Examples: Other Issues

10:00 - 10:10

  • Break

10:10 - 11:25

  • 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

11:25 - 11:30

  • Break

11:30 - 12:30

  • FASB Update
  • Recent and Proposed ASUs
  • Current Projects
  • Disclosure Effectiveness
  • Impact of COVID-19
  • What to expect in the next 12 months

12:30 - 1:15

  • Lunch

1:15 - 2:25

  • SOX & Internal Controls Update
  • Techniques and methods to cut costs and minimize time spent during a pandemic
  • Information Provided by Entity (IPE) Update
  • Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Update
  • Latest PCAOB Audit Trends

2:25 - 2:35

  • Break

2:35 - 3:45

  • Accounting for Leases Update
  • Lessons Learned in Initial Implementation
  • Impact of project was underestimated
  • Some of more challenging areas include: identifying lease population, data abstraction, implementing a platform for ongoing reporting and identifying processes and controls for applying the requirements

3:45 - 3:50

  • Break

3:50 - 4.40

  • Tax Update
  • Interpretations and examples
  • Impact of COVID-19

Agenda: DAY 2

8:45 - 10:15

  • SEC Update
  • SEC Personnel Update
  • The Financial CHOICE Act
  • JOBS Act Implementation Update
  • FAST Act (aka JOBS Act 1.5)
  • Form 10Q Efficiencies
  • Interim Financial Statements
  • MD&A
  • Quantitative & Qualitative Disclosures

10:15 - 10:30

  • Break

10:30 - 12:00

  • Revenue Recognition Update
  • Where people are getting stuck within the new model
  • Implementation observations
  • Beware These Hot Spots - Comment Letters
  • Survey results

12:00 - 12:45

  • Lunch

12:45 - 2:00

  • M&A Update
  • Industry Trends
  • Recent Activity
  • Impact of COVID-19

2:00 - 2:10

  • Break

2:10 - 3:25

  • Cybersecurity Update
  • Protecting personal data
  • Smart consumer devices expanding faster than controls
  • Personal Health and Medical Devices
  • Ransomware

3:25 - 3:30

  • Break

3:30 - 4:40

  • Treasury Update
  • LIBOR transition
  • Cryptocurrency update
  • The geopolitical landscape - threats to international trade

Speakers

  • George Do Equinix, Chief Information 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

For more information about this conference visit https://www.researchandmarkets.com/r/mpb6dp

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

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