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Public Company Accounting and Reporting Update

Date: Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Time: 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

As a friend of our firm, please join us for an informative and timely half-day conference where you will receive insights on accounting, reporting, and technical updates applicable to SEC registrants.

Where: PKF Texas Office | 5847 San Felipe, Suite 1600, Houston, TX 77057

There is no cost to attend and CPE will be offered. However, we request you register in advance. To register for this event, please contact Cindy Blanks, Please see the agenda below:

Registration, continental breakfast, and networking

8:00 – 8:30

Welcome and opening remarks

8:30 – 8:40

Key SEC and PCAOB Developments – Chip Schweiger, CPA, CGMA and Miriam Rouziek Bergman, CPA

8:40 – 9:30

  • Overview of key SEC Initiatives and recent rulemaking activities
  • Finalizing rules to update Regulations S-K and S-X, eliminating redundant, duplicative disclosures
  • Finalizing amendments to increase threshold for smaller reporting companies
  • Issuers’ implementation of Revenue Recognition and Leases Standards and controls related to the implementation
  • SEC comment letter trends
  • Non-GAAP financial measures (continued monitoring of use of non-GAAP measures)
  • Enforcement update
  • Working with SEC staff, including recent developments and best practices in resolving comments and outstanding issues
  • PCAOB standard on auditor’s reports
  • PCAOB expected areas of focus in 2017

FASB Projects Update – Ryan Istre, CPA and Valerie Frey, CPA

9:40 – 10:30

  • Current FASB agenda items
  • Recently completed projects and related implementation issues
  • Key recently issued exposure drafts
  • Accounting updates with upcoming effective dates
  • EITF update


10:30 – 10:45

Accounting for New Revenue Recognition and Leasing Standards: Implementation & Transition – Marty Lindle, CPA

10:45 – 11:35

  • Purpose and scope of the new standards
  • Transition methods and effective dates
  • Transition and disclosure
  • Implementation considerations, including impact to processes and systems

SEC Hot Topics and Lunch – Gray Stratton, DLA Piper

11:35 – 12:50

Closing remarks

12:50 – 1:00

Parking for this event will be validated. To register, please contact Cindy Blanks,

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