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2015 Year-End Accounting and Tax Update - Nashville

December 01, 2015
7:45 AM to 5:00 PM EST

Embassy Suites
820 Crescent Centre Drive
Franklin, TN 37067
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Pam Terry
(615) 493-5647
  • Summary
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  • CPE Information
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BDO USA, LLP, along with our supporting sponsor, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, invite you and your colleagues to our CPE-qualified Accounting and Tax Update. This event will highlight timely, comprehensive updates on key tax, accounting and financial topics relevant to both public and private companies.

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

Specific topics to be covered include:

  • Accounting and Financial Reporting
  • SEC Update
  • Cyber Security
  • State Tax Hot Topics
  • International Tax Hot Topics
  • Economic Update, John Shin, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • Panel Discussion:  Mergers & Acquisitions – The Art of the Deal


7:45 AM to 8:30 AM - Registration, Networking and Breakfast

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM - Program, Lunch and Q&A

CPE Breakdown:
3 CPE credits in the field of Tax
2 CPE credits in the field of Accounting
2 CPE credits in the field of Specialized Knowledge and Applications
1 CPE credit in the field of Economics

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

  • Identify current issues and trends in state and federal taxation
  • Apply current public and private company accounting solutions to more effectively manage operations
  • Discuss M&A and issues in the Middle Market
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

Moderator: Stephen Sonenshine, Partner, BDO USA, LLP

Michael Blackburn, Managing Partner, Petra Capital Partners

Chuck Byrge, CEO & President, Harpeth Capital LLC

Kirk Manz, Chief Financial Officer, American Addiction Centers

Leigh Walton, Attorney, Bass Berry Sims

Michael Berg, Assurance Senior Manager, BDO USA, LLP

Adam Brown, National Assurance Partner, BDO USA, LLP

Ben Hendren, Assurance Partner, BDO USA, LLP

Adam Kettle, Tax Senior Manager, BDO USA, LLP

Maurice Liddell, National Leader – IT Security & Infrastructure, BDO USA, LLP

Monika Loving, International Partner, BDO USA, LLP

John Shin, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Scott Smith, SALT Senior Director, BDO USA, LLP