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Convergence GAAP & IFRS: Are You Prepared?
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Unprecedented changes will appear in US financial reporting within the next few years as convergence between US GAAP and IFRS grows nearer. Even at its early state, it has already impacted greatly a number of major accounting standards especially in the areas of leasing, revenue recognition, and financial instruments According to the Feds, it’s here to stay.

The Knowledge Group is assembling a panel of experts to provide you with up-to-date regulatory guidance and how the emerging issues can impact your business.

It will include the following:

Course Level: Intermediate
Prerequisite: None
Method Of Presentation: Group-Based-Internet
Developer: The Knowledge Group, LLC
Recommended CLE/CPE Hours: 1.75 - 2.0
Advance Preparation: Print and review course materials
Course Code: 114199
Recording Fee: $299 (Please click here for details)


Featured Speakers for Convergence GAAP & IFRS: Are You Prepared? LIVE Webcast :

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Veronica E. Rendón, Partner,
Arnold & Porter LLP

Keith Peterka, Shareholder,
Mayer Hoffman McCann P.C.

  • 1. Background of the SEC activities regarding IFRS:
    • a. 2007 Decision regarding Foreign Private Issuers
    • b. SEC IFRS Roadmap/ Work-plan
    • c. Current SEC Activities
  • 2. SEC Comments on FPI’s
  • 3. FASB/IASB Joint work-plan Status
    • a. Status of Completed Projects
      • i. Business Combinations
      • ii. Fair Value
    • b. Exposure Drafts
      • i. Revenue Recognition
      • ii. Lease Accounting
    • c. rojects to be completed

Arnold & Porter LLP
Veronica E. Rendón
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Mayer Hoffman McCann P.C.
Keith Peterka
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Who Should Attend?

- CFOs
- CIOs
- CPAs
- Controllers
- Tax Attorneys
- Legal Auditors
- Finance Directors
- Audit Committee Members and Controllers from both Financial and Non-financial Institutions
- Finance Directors
- Financial Executives/Officers
- Financial Analyst
- Financial Accounts Manager
- Portfolio Managers
- Corporate Senior Management
- Investment Bankers
- Senior Executives
- Business Unit Finance and Tax Leadership, and Other Financial Reporting Functions

Why Attend?

This is a must attend event for you to have an in-depth understanding of the significant changes surrounding US GAAP Convergence & IFRS timeline& Implementation.

- Detailed guidance explained by the most qualified key leaders & experts
- Hear directly from key regulators & thought leaders
- Interact directly with panel during Q&A.

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Convergence GAAP & IFRS: Are You Prepared?
LIVE Webcast

Event Sponsors / Speaker Firms:

Arnold & Porter LLP is an Am Law 100 international law firm providing counsel at the intersection of business, law and regulation. With more than 800 attorneys practicing in more than 30 distinct areas of the law, we provide strategic, client-focused and innovative legal services. We serve a broad range of clients whose business needs require US, EU, or cross-border regulatory, litigation, and transactional services. Guided by our core values of excellence, professionalism, diversity and public service, we are committed to seeking creative solutions to help our clients succeed in a highly competitive and increasingly regulated world.

Mayer Hoffman McCann P.C. is a national, independent CPA firm with more than 35 locations and over 285 shareholders throughout the country. With a proven track- record of providing high quality audit and attest services to mid-market and growing businesses, not-for-profit organizations and government agencies, Mayer Hoffman McCann P.C. is one of the Top Ten accounting firms in the U.S. Services include financial statement audits of public and private companies, employee benefit plan audits, audits over internal controls of service organizations, reviews, compilations, litigation support and reports on performance of agreed-upon procedures. Mayer Hoffman McCann P.C. is a member of Kreston International, a global network of accounting firms.


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