Accounting for International Operations - Part 1 Self-Study Webinar (3 Hours)


International operations present an additional level of complexity for financial accounting professionals. But this self-study webinar cuts through the maze, providing timely guidance on:

  • Dealing with the ins and outs of establishing operations in foreign countries
  • The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and the increased scrutiny by the SEC and the Department of Justice

To provide you with the practical know-how to set up foreign accounting operations in compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and IFRS.

  • Understanding FCPA requirements, including rules relating to the internal accounting control environment
  • How to set up a new office in a foreign country, including a handy checklist

• Identify the sources of information for general foreign political and economic information

• Identify basic challenges to operating in a foreign country

• Recognize a common residency threshold for purposes of local taxation in foreign countries

• Recognize common local labor laws applicable to foreign workers

• Recognize the FCPA’s business purpose test

• Recognize red flags in the context of the FCPA

• Identify selected SEC enforcement actions under the FCPA

• Recognize the goal of risk management

• Identify the characteristics associated with internal control


Working knowledge of US GAAP rules.


No advance preparation required.

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