SEC Quarterly Update Q3 Webcast
Accounting and Auditing
Video Webcast: 2.0
This quarterly webcast showcases the profession's leading experts discussing what's "hot" at the SEC.

Gather the team together and attend this webcast as a group. Each attendee will earn CPE Credit. Enter the number of attendees in the quantity box above.

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$115 $89

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$109 $85

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What's happening at the SEC?

Learning Objectives

  • Identify developments from the FASB, SEC, and PCAOB.

The SEC Quarterly Update Webcast Series, brought to you by AICPA each calendar quarter, 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.

Each webcast will cover developments from the FASB, SEC and PCAOB. Topics will be announced in the month of each webcast.

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. Learn more...

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Jeffrey Rapaglia, CPA
Partner, Professional Standards Group

Jeff Rapaglia is a Partner within Dixon Hughes Goodman, LLP's (DHG) Professional Standards Group predominately focusing on public company matters. Jeff has extensive knowledge of, and insight into, the key challenges facing the audit profession, including major initiatives undertaken by the regulators. He brings more than 19 years of extensive professional experience, having spent more than three years as Technical Director of Professional Practice for the Center for Audit Quality (CAQ), and several years prior as a Senior Manager within the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board's (PCAOB) Office of Research and Analysis. Prior to these roles, Jeff was Vice President of Financial Reporting for a smaller public financial institution and started his career at a Big Four firm. Jeffrey holds a Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in Massachusetts and North Carolina.

Jeffrey's responsibilities include evaluating and enhancing the firm's audit methodology, authoring knowledge-share content including DHG's comment letter responses to certain regulatory proposals, and developing policies and interpretive guidance on accounting and auditing standards. Jeffrey also serves as an additional technical resource regarding SEC, PCAOB and other public company matters; and continues to be an active member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the CAQ, with current or recent past service on various committees and task forces, including the CAQ's Smaller Firms Task Force and the AICPA's Auditor's Reporting Model Task Force.

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.

Rohit Elhance

Partner, SEC Regulatory Matters, National Professional Standards Group, Washington, DC

Rohit Elhance is a partner in SEC Regulatory Matters group, with more than 17 years of international experience serving large multinational and entrepreneurial companies in the areas of audit, risk advisory and transaction services. He has significant capital markets experience and has worked on several IPOs, secondary and follow-on offerings, private placements and audits of public companies.

As a partner in our National Professional Standards Group, Elhance serves as a national resource offering his experience to Grant Thornton professionals and clients on complex SEC reporting and compliance matters across several industries, including technology, energy, manufacturing and real estate. He actively participates on task forces sponsored by the Center for Audit Quality.  Elhance has also led development of several though leadership publications and conducted training programs focused on audit, accounting and SEC reporting matters in the U.S., Europe and Asia.

He leads several cross-border filing reviews for Grant Thornton International Ltd member firm clients and has worked with Grant Thornton’s member firm in India (on secondment), where he was the national leader for SEC and U.S. GAAP matters and the Practice leader for Pune office. Prior to joining Grant Thornton, he has worked also with Arthur Andersen and Ernst & Young.

In addition to audit services, Elhance has handled a variety of engagements, including SOX readiness, SAS 70 audits, due diligence reviews and forensic investigations.

Matthew A. Schell
CPA, CFA - Partner
Assurance Professional Practice

Matthew is a partner in the national office with Crowe Horwath. His primary responsibility includes directly supporting the audit practice on complex technical accounting and regulatory issues, including accounting for financial assets, debt and equity instruments, derivatives and hedging, accounting for various compensation arrangements, consolidations, leasing and SEC reporting requirements. He serves as a designated liaison to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the federal financial institution regulators, including the Federal Reserve, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) on practice matters related to accounting, financial reporting, and regulatory issues.

Prior to becoming a partner with Crowe, he spent two years in the Office of the Chief Accountant of the SEC as a Professional Accounting Fellow. During his two years with the SEC, he was responsible for participating in the oversight of the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and monitoring the activities of the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB). In addition, he was responsible for consulting with registrants on technical accounting and reporting matters, and participating in the development of the SEC’s rule proposals. While at the SEC he specialized in the accounting for financial assets, debt and equity instruments, derivatives and hedging, leasing, and non-stock-based compensation under U.S. GAAP and IFRS.

Prior to joining the SEC, he was a senior manager at Crowe in the New York office where he served clients within the financial services industry, including banks, savings institutions, broker / dealers, and investment companies.

Jeff Krull, CPA, CISA

Partner, Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP

Jeff has been a partner at Baker Tilly for 5 years and has more than 18 years of experience in process and controls, cyber security, information technology, and internal audit services. Prior to joining Baker Tilly, he spent 13 years at a large national firm performing IT risk related services. His expertise includes cyber security, HIPAA, internal auditing, Service Organization Controls (SOC) examinations, information technology controls, and specialized compliance assessments and attestations. Examples of these engagements include SOC examinations, cyber security assessments, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, internal audit, pre and post implementation assessments, privacy, and HIPAA risk assessments and specialized compliance attestations for clients. His client base includes a variety of industries, including utilities, healthcare, insurance, technology and service providers and financial institutions. He has provided services to clients of varying sizes, from small family owned enterprises to Fortune 500 multinational organizations. Jeff regularly speaks at conferences on information technology risk and cyber security related topics. Jeff has served on several not-for-profit boards. Jeff graduated from Georgetown University in 1998 with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Management Information Systems.

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CPE credits
Video Webcast
: 2.0
NASBA Field of Study
Accounting and Auditing
Some knowledge of SEC and FASB developments
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Group Internet Based
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