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The 18th Annual Financial Reporting Conference

May 2 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 (PCAOB), U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and Financial Accounting Standards Board. This year’s keynote speaker will be Kathleen Hamm, Board Member, PCAOB.

Agenda*

REGISTRATION AND BREAKFAST – 7:30 – 8:15 am


WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION – 8:15 – 8:30 am       

FENWICK HUSS – Willem Kooyker Dean, Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College

NORMAN STRAUSS – EY Executive Professor-in-Residence, Conference Chair, Baruch College

 

OPENING REMARKS – 8:30 – 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 – 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

MATTHEW JACQUES – Chief Accountant, Div. of Enforcement, SEC 

KYLE MOFFATT – Chief Accountant, Div. of Corporation Finance, SEC

 

Break – 10:45 – 11:00 a.m.   

PANEL 2: IMPLEMENTING STANDARDS – HOW DO PREPARERS COPE? – 11 am – 12:30 pm

New and complex accounting and other standards keep coming – preparers and their advisors have a difficult time keeping up. This panel will discuss best practices for coping with these issues.

PRABHAKAR KALAVACHERLA – Partner, KPMG

MARK LaMONTE – Managing Director, Moody’s Investors Service

SARAH OVUKA – Professional Accounting Fellow, Financial Executives International

SCOTT TAUB – Managing Director, Financial Reporting Advisors, LLC

AMIE THUENER – Chief Accountant. Google, Inc.

 

 

LUNCH – 12:30 – 1:15 pm   

 

KEYNOTE ADDRESS – 1:15 – 2 pm

KATHLEEN HAMM – Board Member, PCAOB

 

PANEL 3: CURRENT DEVELOPMENTS IN THE PRIVATE SECTOR – 2 – 3:30 pm                 

This panel will discuss major FASB Standards, proposals and projects and EITF matters.

SUSAN COSPER – Technical Director, FASB

ROBERT LAUX – North American Lead, International Integrated Reporting Council

DAVID SCHMID – IFRS & US Standard Setting Leader, National Professional Services Group, PwC US

ALISON SPIVEY – Partner, EY

 

Break – 3:30 – 3:45 pm   

 

PANEL 4: FINANCIAL INSTRUMENTS – 3:45 – 5:15 pm

Several new standards have recently been issued on financial instruments. This Panel will discuss issues regarding implementing these standards and where we are going from here.

MARK LaMONTE – Managing Director, Moody’s Investor Services

KIRK SILVA – V.P. and Accounting Policy Group Head, Fannie Mae

SCOTT TAUB – Managing Director, Financial Reporting Advisors, LLC

ROBERT UHL – Partner, Deloitte

JAY SHAH, Project Manager, FASB

 

*Speakers and topics are subject to change without notice.

 

Registration

Registration fees:

  • 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:

After you have registered, please submit the appropriate registration fee:

To pay via check:

  • Make check payable to Baruch Collegeand send to:

Baruch College – 18th Financial Reporting Conference
The Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity
55 Lexington Avenue, B11-275
New York, NY 10010

 

CPE

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
For more information, please contact Ruzdo Srdanovic at Ruzdo.srdanovic@baruch.cuny.edu.

Requests for refunds must be received in writing by April 17, 2019, and will be subject to a $100 cancellation fee. No refunds will be granted after April 17, 2019. For information regarding refunds, complaint and/or program cancellation policies, contact Ruzdo Srdanovic.

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.

Details

Date:
May 2
Time:
8:15 am - 5:15 pm

Venue

Baruch College, Vertical Campus Building, Room 14-220
One Bernard Baruch Way
New York, NY 10010 United States

Organizer

Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity
Phone:
646-312-3231
Email:
ruzdo.srdanovic@baruch.cuny.edu