SEC Accounting & Reporting Advanced Topics


This continually updated seminar is designed for accountants who are primarily focused on SEC accounting and reporting and often have to deal with more complex issues that require specialized guidance. It will show you the best ways to handle these more advanced topics, including updates on the latest pronouncements and guidance from the SEC and other regulatory bodies. You’ll learn how to:

  • Not get burned by the latest SEC hot buttons
  • Avoid being blindsided by the latest changes in FASB projects
  • Defuse troublesome topics that can trigger SEC comments
  • Properly handle complex transactions which often lead to revisions and restatements

To arm SEC filers with the specialized knowledge they need to handle more complex issues that can frequently arise and to avoid being cited for deficiencies or other problems. This one-day seminar will also provide you with real-world guidance on how to deal with SEC comment letters and the latest regulatory developments.

  • Updates of Center for Audit Quality (CAQ) SEC Regulations Committee developments
  • Latest comment letter trends
  • Analysis of recent litigation releases from the Division of Enforcement
  • Highlights of recent speeches by the Commissioners
  • New compliance and disclosure interpretations
  • Conflict minerals and disclosures
  • Accounting standards affecting public companies in 2016 and 2017
  • Those "oldies but goodies"—issues that continue to cause reporting problems
  • Updates on the Big Three:
    – Revenue recognition
    – Lease accounting
    – Financial instruments

SEC Accounting & Reporting: A Two-Day Boot Camp or equivalent.


No advance preparation required.

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