Hotel Nikko
Hotel Nikko , 222 Mason St, San Francisco, CA 94102, 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 Thu Dec 2 PST - Fri Dec 3 PST (about 2 months ago)
In your timezone (EST): Thu Dec 2 12:00pm - Fri Dec 3 6:45pm
Location Hotel Nikko
222 Mason St, San Francisco, CA 94102, 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

George M. Wilson
MBA, CPA, Director, SEC Institute, a Division of PLI


Daniela Arias
Audit Senior Manager, Crowe LLP

Narayanan Balakrishnan
Partner, EY

Aaron Briggs
Of Counsel, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Marti Bruketta
Managing Director - National Office, PwC

Holly Driscoll
Audit Managing Director, Department of Professional Practice, KPMG LLP

Rohit Elhance
Partner, SEC Regulatory Matters, Grant Thornton LLP

Rahul Gupta
Partner, National Professional Standards Group, Grant Thornton LLP

Manish K. Gupta
Senior Manager, Financial Accounting Advisory Services, EY

Marie Hache
Director, ESG and Sustainability Services, PwC

Stephen D.. Hibbard
Partner, Jones Day

Ashima Jain
Managing Director - National Office, PwC

Timothy S. Kviz
National Managing Partner, SEC Services, BDO USA LLP

Nahum Lan
Director of External Reporting, NVIDIA Corporation

Stewart L. McDowell
Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Frazer Mulugeta
Senior, Financial Accounting Advisory Services, Technical Accounting Advisory Group, EY

Laura Peck
Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer & Corporate Controller, The Clorox Company

Erin Schneider
Associate Regional Director, Enforcement, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Ann R. Suding
Accounting Advisory Senior Manager, Crowe LLP

John Weber
Partner, RSM US LLP