Hedge Fund Accounting & Taxation Update Conference 2017

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See how new rules impact the accounting and taxation of hedge funds and how to effectively handle them

Hedge Fund Accounting & Taxation Update Conference 2017

CPE Credit: 8 Hours

Price: $595.00

NASBA Field of Study:
Accounting: 6 Credits / Taxes: 2 Credits



At this highly targeted conference, the nation’s top experts will provide you with proven success strategies to deal with all the new compliance, accounting, reporting and tax rules and regulations to protect yourself and your company from endless frustration, fines, penalties or worse.


•  Enforcement initiatives and recent legal developments

•  Reducing risk in a new administration: exams, investigations and enforcement

•  Financial accounting update

•  Hedge fund due diligence

•  Hedge fund taxation update


LEARNING OBJECTIVE  You will learn to master the latest best practices to successfully handle the dramatic
new rules impacting the accounting and taxation of hedge funds and hedge fund investors.

NASBA FIELD OF STUDY  Accounting: 6 Credits / Taxes: 2 Credits.    DELIVERY METHOD  Group-Live.


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Deluxe Continental Breakfast & Registration
 – 8:30 AM

Welcome & Opening Remarks
8:30 – 8:45 AM

Enforcement Initiatives & Recent Legal Developments
 – 10:00 AM

 – 10:15 AM

Reducing Risk in a New Administration: Exams, Investigations & Enforcement
 – 11:30 AM
Will the SEC be more aggressive? SEC and CFTC Enforcement Statistics 2017
• Cyberfraud and cybersecurity
• Valuation
• Insider trading: Salman and beyond
• Expense and investment allocations
• New Form ADV issues

Financial Accounting Update
11:30 AM
 – 12:30 PM
Updates related to revenue recognition and consolidation guidance 
AICPA Investment Companies Expert Panel hot topics
PCAOB opinions—new reports and auditor intent
Liquidation basis of accounting—implementation
Investments at NAV (ASU 2015-07)
Auditing fair value of non-quoted (level 3) private investments and related investment valuation

12:30 – 1:15 PM

Hedge Fund Due Diligence
 – 2:30 PM
• Differentiating between operational and investment due diligence
• Evaluating a fund manager’s operation
• How investment funds are structured
• Reading fund documents and financial statements
• Evaluating compliance procedures as an investment manager
• Monitoring managers once an investment is made
• Creating and implementing operational due diligence policies and procedures
• How valuation concepts would be applied in operational due diligence

 – 2:45 PM

Hedge Fund Taxation Update
 – 4:45 PM
• President's tax proposals

  – Repeal of the carried interest
  – Effect of repeal of 60/40 treatment of commodities contracts
  – Minimizing favorable treatment of deductions for hedge fund investors
  – Impact of repeal of state and local income tax deductions—possible effects on low-tax jurisdictions
     (Texas, Florida)
• Tax issues for bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies

  – Character, treatment of foreign funds, foreign traders
  – When do cryptocurrency holders have taxable events?
  – IRS investigations of underreporting/non-reporting of income
  – Reporting by brokers
• Partnership audits

  – Guide for amending fund documents to comply with the new rules
  – CBOE options on volatility products
• IRS procedural issues

Conference Ends
4:45 PM


* PLEASE NOTE: Session topics and times are subject to change based on location and speaker availability. Please call 1-800-544-1114 for specific agenda details.


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Roger D. Lorence, JD, LLM, is a tax lawyer specializing in the taxation of financial services companies and financial products, as well as in international taxation. He is a member of the Boards of Advisors of three tax journals, to which he regularly contributes articles. He teaches hedge fund seminars for CPE INC. and chairs the annual hedge fund conference.

Thomas Ayers is a New York based Audit, Assurance and Advisory Partner at Deloitte's Northeast Region’s Investment Management practice. Mr. Ayers is a firm-designated private equity, hedge fund, mutual fund and investment partnership specialist.


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Convene Midtown West
810 7th Avenue
SL Green Realty Corp. Building, 23rd Floor
New York, NY 10019
(888) 730-7307


This program is also available via live webcast
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Increase your savings by taking our post-conference workshop. Pricing is as follows:

Conference: $595
Workshop: $555
Conference & Workshop: $995

In addition to these discounts, you may be entitled to Early Bird and Customer Loyalty Discounts.
To take advantage of these discounts, please enter your reference number at checkout.