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2017 SEC Quarterly Update Q2 Webcast

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    2017 SEC Quarterly Update Q2 Webcast 01:00 pm - 03:00 pm ET Product #: WC1367715
    Add to Calendar 06/21/2017 13:00:00 06/21/2017 15:00:00 America/New_York AICPA Webcast: 2017 SEC Quarterly Update Q2 Webcast
    Join us for the Q2 webcast to review current developments and updates coming from the FASB, SEC and PCAOB.
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    AICPA Member: $99.00
    Non-Member: $129.00

The SEC Quarterly Update Webcast Series - brought to you each calendar quarter by the AICPA - showcases the profession's leading experts on what's "hot" at the SEC. While the specifics of each webcast will change from quarter to quarter depending upon current events, it's always jam-packed with the kind of intelligence you need.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand current FASB and SEC developments affecting financial statement preparers and auditors.

FASB topics include:

  • Update on preparing for the new lease standard
  • Refresher on new cash flow statement issues
  • Results of the recent meeting of the Transition Resource Group on the pending credit loss standard
  • Updates on recently issued final standards

SEC topics include:

  • Discussion of recent trends in SEC comment letters
  • Analysis of recent staff speeches

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Number of Attendees Non-Member Member

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$129 $99

5 - 9

$115 $89

10 - 20

$109 $85

21 +

$105 $79

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Speaker Bio

Brad Davidson

Brad Davidson is a partner in the national office of Crowe Horwath LLP. Brad has broad responsibility for technical consultations and quality control related to audit clients who file with the Securities and Exchange (SEC). In this role, he is responsible for communications of current SEC developments, which includes providing guidance related to SEC matters to Crowe's audit practice, and development of newsletters. He is a co-author of the chapter on Management's Discussion and Analysis (MD&A) in Wiley's Accountants' Handbook. He is frequently consulted on SEC reporting matters, including registration statements, comfort letters, and SEC comment letters. He serves as Crowe's representative to the Center for Audit Quality's (CAQ's) SEC Regulations Committee, which meets quarterly with SEC staff to discuss emerging financial reporting issues. He also is a regular panelist on the AICPA's Quarterly Webcast on SEC Developments. He serves on the steering committee of the AICPA National Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments. He served as chairman of the 2010 conference. Earlier in his career, he completed a two year professional fellowship with the AICPA in Washington, D.C.

Kendra Decker

Kendra is a Partner in Grant Thornton LLP's National Professional Standards Group with greater than 15 years of accounting and auditing experience. Her focus pertains to SEC regulatory, financial reporting and compliance issues.

Kendra began her career in 1997 in the audit practice of Grant Thornton LLP where she served a wide array of public and private companies, primarily in the financial services and technology industries. In her role in audit, she was responsible for developing the audit plan, analyzing internal controls and policies, supervising audit personnel in performing audit procedures, preparing audit reports, and rendering recommendations for improved operations. She also reviewed client-prepared documents before they were filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission or other regulatory agency.

After nearly 10 years in audit, she transitioned to the National Professional Standards Group where she focuses on SEC regulatory, financial reporting and compliance issues. In this role, she assists the firm's audit partners and managers in review of SEC filings, including responses to SEC staff comment letters, as well as serves to ensure compliance with firm policies and procedures as it relates to SEC and PCAOB matters. She became Partner in 2010.

Joseph DiLeo
Deloitte & Touche LLP

Joseph DiLeo is a Director in the Accounting Standards & Communications Group in Deloitte & Touche LLP's National Office. His responsibilities include formulating policies and interpretive guidance on accounting standards, and communicating with accounting standard setters, Deloitte professionals, clients and other parties interested in financial reporting. His areas of specialization include SEC reporting and Insurance accounting. Prior to joining the Accounting Standards & Communications Group, Mr. DiLeo spent two years in the SEC Services group in National Office. His responsibilities included consulting with clients and engagement teams regarding, among other items, financial statement requirements and other SEC reporting matters related to complex transactions, registration statements, periodic filings, and SEC comment letters with a focus on large insurance registrants. Prior to joining the SEC Services group, Joe spent one year in Deloitte's Internal Inspections group in National Office. Before arriving to National Office, Mr. DiLeo served The Boeing Company in St. Louis for four years. Joe arrived to St. Louis after completing a two year global assignment in Milan, Italy where he served many of Deloitte's multinational clients. Mr. DiLeo holds a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting from St. John Fisher College in Rochester, N.Y. He is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in the states of Connecticut, Missouri, and New York.

Jack T. Ciesielski

Jack T. Ciesielski is the owner of R.G. Associates, Inc., an investment research and portfolio management firm located in Baltimore. Mr. Ciesielski is the publisher of The Analyst's Accounting Observer, which is an accounting advisory service for security analysts.

He has been a CPA since 1978, and held the CFA designation since 1988. Before founding R.G. Associates in 1992, he spent nearly seven years as a security analyst with the Legg Mason Value Trust. Prior to that, he had performed various stints in the accounting profession as an auditor with Coopers & Lybrand, as an internal auditor with Black & Decker, and as an educator at the University of Maryland.

From 1997 to 2000, Mr. Ciesielski served as a member of the Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Council, (FASAC), which is the advisory body that consults with the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) on practice issues and advises the FASB on setting its agenda. He is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and served on that body's SEC Regulations Committee from 1992 to 1995, returning for another stint in 2002. From 1998 to 2001, he served as a member of the AICPA's Accounting Standards Executive Committee, which issues accounting standards under the direction of the FASB. In March 2008, Mr. Ciesielski ended a five-year turn as member of the FASB'sEmerging Issues Task Force (EITF).

He has been a member of the FASB's Investors Technical Advisory Committee since its formation in 2007. As a member of the Association for Investment Management Research (now the CFA Institute), he served on their Financial Accounting Policy Committee from 1993 to 1996, while filling the role of Vice-Chairman from 1994 to 1996. As a member of theMaryland Association of CPAs, Mr. Ciesielski has served as the Chairman of their Accounting Standards Committee from 1993 to 1995, and served on the MACPA's board of directors for three years. He has also been a member of the Baltimore CFA Society since 1986.

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