Convene & Online
Convene & Online, 117 W 46th St, New York, NY 10036, USA

What is Qwoted?

Qwoted is a free expert network: we help reporters connect with experts & we help those same experts build relationships with top reporters.

Event Date Mon Dec 13 EST - Tue Dec 14 EST (about 1 month ago)
Location Convene & Online
117 W 46th St, New York, NY 10036, USA
Region Americas

Why You Should Attend?
Companies need to keep pace with a changing reporting landscape as the SEC ramps up its rulemaking activities, especially with regards to ESG related disclosures. Attendees will learn about the standard-setting agenda of the FASB, updates on rulemaking, interpretive guidance, frequent comments, and enforcement actions emanating from the SEC. In addition, we have a panel on ethical challenges which qualifies for ethics credit for CPE purposes. Our expert faculty will provide practical approaches to new and complex accounting and disclosure requirements.

What You Will Learn?
• The latest initiatives from the SEC on ESG and climate change disclosures
• Understand the current regulatory landscape and emerging issues, including the SEC’s human capital resources disclosure requirements and other Disclosure Modernization changes
• The latest on the FASB’s Projects, including Identifiable Assets and Subsequent Accounting for Goodwill and Segment Reporting
• Status of the changes from reference rate reform and other financial instruments hot topics
• Discussion of lease accounting and reporting issues, including SEC observations, public remarks, and comment letters
• Gearing up for your MD&A disclosures as the pandemic subsides and implementing the SEC’s new requirements
• Lessons from SEC comment letters
• Recent SEC enforcement actions, whistleblowing developments and ethical challenges
• Our SEC Reporting Roundtable will provide a lively discussion of accounting, disclosure, and reporting issues
• Key focus areas and hot topics throughout

Who Should Attend?
SEC reporting professionals, including those involved in the preparation or review of financial statements, partners of public accounting firms and their staff, lawyers and corporate legal staff, investor relations professionals, and audit committee members.


2021 Speakers


Bob Laux
Associate Director, SEC Institute, a Division of PLI

Cheryl L. Linthicum, PhD, CPA, CMA
Professor of Accounting and former Associate Dean, College of Business, The University of Texas at San Antonio


Thomas Barbieri
Partner, PwC

Sidney Bashago
Counsel, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

Celeste A. Chase
Assistant Regional Director, Enforcement, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Christopher Cryderman
Partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP

Patrick Gilmore
Partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP

Adé Heyliger
Partner, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Tim Kolber
Audit & Assurance Managing Director, Deloitte & Touche LLP

Marla Lewis
Practice Fellow, Financial Accounting Standards Board

Ken Metz
Vice President, Controller, Constellation Brands, Inc.

Scott A. Muir
Partner, Department of Professional Practice, KPMG LLP

Polia A. Nair
Partner, National Assurance – SEC matters, CohnReznick

Jay Seliber
Partner, National Office Accounting Services Group, PwC

Karen Silverman
Partner, Department of Professional Practice, KPMG LLP

Edward K. Sperling
Executive Vice President & Corporate Controller, CIT Group Inc.

Rob Sullivan
Chief Financial Officer, RBC Bearings Incorporated

Eloise Wagner
Partner, EY

Rob Werling
Partner, Department of Professional Practice, KPMG LLP

Marjorie Whittaker
Managing Director, SEC Regulatory Matters and ESG, Grant Thornton LLP

David Yates
Partner, Department of Professional Practice, KPMG LLP