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The 17th Annual Financial Reporting Conference
May 3, 2018 at 8:15 am - 5:15 pm EDT
About the Program
This daylong conference serves as a forum for interaction between business and accounting executives and policy setters from the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and Financial Accounting Standards Board. This year’s Keynote Speaker will be Alan Beller, Partner, Cleary Gottlieb; Director, Sustainability Accounting Standards Board.
REGISTRATION AND BREAKFAST – 7:30 to 8:15 am
WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION – 8:15 to 8:30 am
FENWICK HUSS – Willem Kooyker Dean, Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College
NORMAN STRAUSS – EY Executive Professor-in-Residence, Baruch College
OPENING REMARKS – 8:30 to 9:15 am
WESLEY BRICKER – Chief Accountant, Office of the Chief Accountant, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
RUSSELL GOLDEN – Chairman, Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB)
PANEL 1: CURRENT DEVELOPMENTS AT THE SEC – 9:15 to 10:45 am
Panelists will present the very latest concerns of our regulators in Washington. Knowing what they are thinking is essential in today’s complex environment.
WESLEY BRICKER – Chief Accountant, Office of the Chief Accountant, SEC
KYLE MOFFATT – Chief Accountant, Div. of Corporation Finance, SEC
CHARLES WRIGHT – Senior Legal Advisor, Div. of Enforcement, SEC
COFFEE BREAK – 10:45 to 11:00 am
PANEL 2: IMPLEMENTING THE NEW LEASE ACCOUNTING STANDARD – 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
The effective date for the new lease standard is almost here and the standard will have a major impact on most companies. This panel will review the requirements and implementation issues and will provide practical guidance for getting ready.
PRABHAKAR KALAVACHERLA – Partner, Audit Quality and Professional Practice group, KPMG
MARK LaMONTE – Managing Director, Moody’s Investors Service
MARC SIEGEL – Board Member, FASB
SCOTT TAUB – Managing Director, Financial Reporting Advisors, LLC
AMIE THUENER – Chief Accountant. Google, Inc.
LUNCH – 12:30 to 1:15 pm
KEYNOTE ADDRESS – 1:15 to 2:00 pm
Sustainability is a rapidly growing area of interest throughout the profession. Our keynote speaker will discuss the SASB’s disclosure standards for use by publicly listed corporations in the U.S.
ALAN BELLER – Partner, Cleary Gottlieb; Director, Sustainability Accounting Standards Board
PANEL 3: CURRENT DEVELOPMENTS IN THE PRIVATE SECTOR – 2:00 to 3:30 pm
This panel will discuss major FASB Standards, proposals and projects and EITF matters.
SUSAN COSPER – Technical Director, FASB
ROBERT UHL – Partner, Deloitte
BOB LAUX – Region Lead: North America, International Integrated Reporting Council
ALISON SPIVEY – Partner, EY
COFFEE BREAK – 3:30 to 3:45 pm
PANEL 4: PCAOB ACTIVITIES AND RELATIONSHIP WITH AUDITORS, PREPARERS AND USERS – 3:45 to 5:15 pm
The PCAOB has been active in issuing standards and proposals and carrying out its inspection program. This panel will discuss these activities and views of auditors, preparers and users.
LEN COMBS – Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers
JOSH JONES – Partner, EY
MARK LaMONTE – Managing Director, Moody’s Investor Services
SARAH OVUKA – Professional Accounting Fellow, FEI
JAY BROWN – Board Member, Public Company Accounting Oversight Board.
*Speakers and topics are subject to change without notice.
- Early Bird (By April 14) – $475
- Single Registration – $525
- Nine Person Table Registration – $4,000
- Non-Profit and Academic – $295
Register online, by phone or e-mail:
- Complete the online registration formor
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After you have registered, please submit the appropriate registration fee:
- To pay via check:
Make check payable to Baruch College and send to:
Baruch College – 17th Financial Reporting Conference
The Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity
55 Lexington Avenue, B11-275
New York, NY 10010
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Earn up to 9 CPE Credits (Accounting)
NASBA CPE Sponsor Number 109489
Continuing Professional Education Prerequisites and Advanced Preparation: None
Program Level: Overview
Delivery Method: Group-Live
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Requests for refunds must be received in writing by April 17, 2018, and will be subject to a $100 cancellation fee. No refunds will be granted after April 17, 2018. For information regarding refunds, complaint and/or program cancellation policies, contact Matthew LePere.
The Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org.