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2015 Year-End Accounting and Tax Update - Atlanta

December 07, 2015
7:30 AM to 6:00 PM EST

Cobb Galleria Centre
2 Galleria Parkway SE
Atlanta, GA 30339
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Jillian Banda
(404) 979-7244
  • Summary
  • Agenda
  • CPE Information

Registration for this event is now closed. Please contact Jillian Banda at jbanda@bdo.com will any questions.

BDO USA, LLP invites you and your colleagues to our CPE-qualified Accounting and Tax Update. This event will highlight timely, comprehensive updates and provide key takeaways on tax, accounting and financial topics that directly impact both public and private companies.

Take advantage of this unique opportunity to ask meaningful questions of subject matter leaders and join in discussions specific to your business and operational challenges.

Specific topics to be covered include:
  • GAAP/accounting and audit update
  • ESOP: Alternative liquidity strategy
  • Update of current tax issues, including international taxes
  • Tax incentives
  • Transactional advisory services
  • M&A trends
  • Current nonprofit industry challenges
  • ASC 740 topics
  • Insights into internal investigations
Please note some breakout sessions have been closed.
7:30 AM to 8:15 AM
Registration and Breakfast
8:15 AM to 8:20 AM
Welcome/Opening Remarks
8:20 AM to 9:10 AM
9:10 AM to 10:00 AM
Panel: Navigating the Financial and Tax Complexities of Operating Outside of the U.S.
10:00 AM to 10:15 AM
10:15 AM to 11:05 AM


Breakout Session One

Transaction Advisory Services (TAS) - Best Practices and Potential Pitfalls in Planning For and Executing an M&A Transaction

Employee Benefit Plans

2015 Multistate Tax Developments

ESOP: Alternative Liquidity Strategy for Business Owner

11:05 AM to 11:10 AM
11:10 AM to 12:00 PM
Panel: Internal Investigations
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
1:00 PM to 1:50 PM
Panel: M&A
1:50 PM to 2:50 PM


Breakout Session Two

Hot Topics In Tax Incentives

IRS Current Update, Governance and Trends in the Nonprofit Sector

Introduction to COSO 2013

ASC 740 Advanced Topics

Advanced International Tax Topics

2:50 PM to 3:00 PM
3:00 PM to 3:50 PM
A&A Update
3:50 PM to 4:00 PM
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Federal Tax Update
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Evening Reception

CPE Breakdown:

2 CPE credits in the field of Accounting
2 CPE credits in the field of Tax
1 CPE credit in the field of Specialized Knowledge and Applications
1 CPE credit in the field of Economics
2 CPE credits in the field of Tax and/or Specialized Knowledge and Applications, Accounting or Auditing breakouts

Upon completion of this seminar, participants will be able to:

  • Apply current public or private company accounting solutions to more effectively manage operations
  • Recognize the latest strategies which private equity and strategic buyers are using acquire companies
  • Identify current issues and trends in state and federal taxation  
Delivery: Group Live
Advanced Prep:
Credits: 8 total CPE credits
Program Level: Basic
BDO USA, LLP is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org