12th Annual 2013 Baruch College Financial Reporting Conference

12th Annual 2013 Baruch College Financial Reporting Conference

May 2, 2013

 

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.  Featured speakers include SEC Chief Accountant Paul Beswick, FASB Chair Leslie Seidman and PCAOB Board Member Jay Hanson

 

Agenda:

REGISTRATION AND BREAKFAST – 7:30 to 8:15 am
WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION – 8:15 to 8:30 am

MITCHEL WALLERSTEIN – President, Baruch College

NORMAN STRAUSS – Ernst and Young Executive Professor-in-Residence, Baruch College

 

OPENING REMARKS – 8:30 to 9:15 am

Once again we had the pleasure of welcoming the Chair of FASB and the Chief Accountant of the SEC, for an update straight from the top.

PAUL BESWICK – Chief Accountant, Office of the Chief Accountant, SEC
LESLIE SEIDMAN – Chairman, Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB)

 

PANEL 1: THE BIG 3 CONVERGENCE PROJECTS – REVENUE RECOGNITION, LEASES AND FINANCIAL INSTRUMENTS – 9:15 to 10:45 am

PAUL BESWICK – Chief Accountant, Office of the Chief Accountant, SEC

KATHERINE GILL-CHAREST – Controller, Viacom
JAN HAUSER – Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers

MARK LaMONTE – Managing Director, Moody’s Investors Service

LESLIE SEIDMAN – Chairman, FASB

 

COFFEE BREAK – 10:45 to 11:00 am

 

PANEL 2: CURRENT DEVELOPMENTS AT THE SEC – 11:00 am to 12:30 pm

This panel presents the very latest concerns of our regulators in Washington. Knowing what they are thinking is essential in today’s complex environment.

CRAIG OLINGER – Acting Chief Accountant, Div. of Corporation Finance, SEC 

HOWARD SCHECK – Chief Accountant, Div. of Enforcement, SEC

 

LUNCH – 12:30 to 1:15 pm

 

KEYNOTE ADDRESS – 1:15 to 2:00 pm

JAY HANSON – Board Member, Public Company Accounting Oversight Board

 

PANEL 3: CURRENT DEVELOPMENTS IN THE PRIVATE SECTOR – 2:00 to 3:30 pm

Leaders in accounting and financial reporting offer their insights into critical areas of current interest to the business community.

SUSAN COSPER – Technical Director, FASB

JACKSON DAY – Partner, Ernst & Young

ROBERT LAUX – Sr Director of Financial Accounting and Reporting, Microsoft, Inc.

RICHARD PAUL – Partner, Deloitte & Touche

 

COFFEE BREAK – 3:30 to 3:45 pm

 

PANEL 4: GAAP FOR NON-PUBLIC COMPANIES – 3:45 to 4:45 pm

MARK BIELSTEIN – Partner, KPMG
SUSAN COSPER – Technical Director, FASB

THOMAS GROSKOPF – Director, Barnes Denning

 

PANEL 5: ASK THE STANDARD SETTERS – 4:45 to 5:15 pm

PAUL BESWICK – Chief Accountant, Office of the Chief Accountant, SEC

SUSAN COSPER – Technical Director, FASB

JAY HANSON – Board Member, PCAOB

*Speakers and topics are subject to change without notice.

 

Registration Information:

Registration Fees

  • Early Bird (by April 10th) – $395
  • Single Registration – $435
  • Ten Person Group Registration – $3,500
  • Non-Profit and Academic – $120

Registration Methods

Payment Instructions

To pay via check: make payable to Baruch College and mail to

Baruch College
Attention: Matthew LePere, B11-275
1 Bernard Baruch Way
New York, NY 10010

To pay via credit card: complete and return the credit card payment form via fax 646-312-3351 or e-mail to Matthew.LePere@baruch.cuny.edu

 

Where and When:

Thursday, May 2, 2013

Baruch College’s Newman Vertical Campus

55 Lexington Ave (enter on 24th or 25th street) Room 14-220

 

CPE Credits:

Earn up to 9 CPE Credits (Accounting)
Continuing Professional Education Prerequisites and Advanced Preparation: None
Program Level: Overview
Delivery Method: Group-Live
For more information, please contact Matthew LePere at matthew.lepere@baruch.cuny.edu.

Requests for refunds must be received in writing by April 15, 2013, and will be subject to a $100 cancellation fee. No refunds will be granted after April 15, 2013. 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.learningmarket.org

The Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity is a forum for discussion of a broad range of contemporary issues confronting U.S. corporations and capital markets. Our concerns include: transparency of corporate reporting, corporate governance, examining legal and ethical corporate behavior, spotlighting executive accountability, corporate responsibility in global business development, risk assessment and amelioration, resolving conflicting corporate stakeholder interests, and evaluating the role of governmental regulation. Learn more at http://zicklin.baruch.cuny.edu/centers/zcci/.

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