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2016 Year-End Accounting and Tax Update - Atlanta

December 13, 2016
Cobb Galleria Centre
2 Galleria Pkwy SE
Atlanta, GA  30339
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Jillian Banda
(404) 979-7244
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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:
  • Overview of the historic Brexit decision and the changes that are on the way
  • Update of current tax issues
  • M&A trends
  • Overview of tax credits & incentives
  • Current nonprofit industry challenges
  • ASC 740 topics
  • Insights into optimizing cybersecurity strategies 
  • A&A update
TIME SESSION  
7:30 AM  to 8:00 AM REGISTRATION AND BREAKFAST  
8:00 AM  to 8:10 AM WELCOME AND OPENING REMARKS  
8:10 AM to 9:00 AM KEYNOTE - Economic Update  
9:00 AM  to 9:50 AM PANEL: Brexit:  Where are we now?  
9:50 AM  to 10:00 AM BREAK
10:00 AM  to 10:50 AM Federal Tax Legislative and Policy Update  
10:50 AM  to 11:40 AM The Increasing Focus on Non-GAAP Measures  
11:40 AM  to 12:00 PM BREAK
12:00 PM  to 1:00 PM LUNCH KEYNOTE - Atlanta Falcons  
1:00 PM  to 1:50 PM PANEL: M&A - State Of The Current Mergers & Acquisitions Market  
1:50 PM  to 2:00 PM BREAK
2:00 PM  to 2:50 PM BREAKOUT SESSION 1
Income Tax Accounting (ASC 740) FASB Update and Hot Topics Ballroom A/B
TAS  toBest Practices and Potential Pitfalls in Planning For and Executing a M&A Transaction Room 103
Understanding Your Cyber Risk through Private and Public Collaboration and the Use of Threat Intelligence Room 104
Employee Benefit Trends and Developments In The Industry Room 105
Hot Topics in Tax Incentives Room 111
2:50 PM to 3:00 PM BREAK
3:00 PM  to 3:50 PM BREAKOUT SESSION 2
Data Analytics: Big Headache or Big Opportunity? Ballroom A/B
Hot Topics In The Healthcare Industry Room 103
ASC 606 (Revenue Recognition) is coming.  Will you be ready? Room 104
Current Trends in the Nonprofit Sector Room 105
3:50 PM  to 4:00 PM BREAK
4:00 PM  to 5:00 PM Accounting and Auditing Technical Update Ballroom A/B
CPE Breakdown: 
  • 2.0 CPE Credits in the field of Specialized Knowledge Applications 
  • 1.0 CPE credit in the field of Tax
  • 3.0 CPE credits in the field of Accounting
  • 1.0 CPE credit in the field of Economics
  • Breakout Session 1: 1.0 CPE Credit in the field of  Business Management & Organization, 1.0 CPE credit in the field of Tax, 1.0 CPE credit in the field of Auditing, 1.0 CPE credit in the field of Accounting, or 1.0 CPE credit in the field of Specialized Knowledge Applications 
  • Breakout Session 2: 1.0 CPE credit in the field of Accounting,  1.0 CPE credit in the field of Specialized Knowledge Applications, or 1.0 CPE credit in the field of Auditing

Upon completion of this seminar, participants will be able to:
  • Discuss taxation & Estate, Gift, and Generation-Skipping Tax Planning Update
  • Discuss Capital Gains Tax Planning Update
  • Discuss Business Tax Planning Strategies Update
Delivery: Group Live
Prerequisites: None
Advanced Prep: None
Credits: 9.0 total CPE credits available
Program Level: Update
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.learningmarket.org