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2017 South Florida Year-end Accounting and Tax Update

December 05, 2017
9:30 AM to 5:00 PM EST

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Hollywood
1 Seminole Way
Hollywood, FL 33314
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Registration for this event has now been closed. 

BDO USA, LLP invites you and your colleagues to our complimentary CPE-qualified year-end event. This event highlights timely updates and provides key takeaways on tax, accounting and financial topics relevant to both public and private companies. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to ask meaningful questions of our subject matter leaders and join in discussions specific to your business and operational challenges.

We will conclude our program with a social reception. Join us for an exclusive opportunity to connect with all attendees, including C-level executives, BDO professionals and esteemed presenters.

We look forward to seeing you in December!
9:30 AM to 10:00 AM - Registration

10:00 AM to 10:50 AM - A&A Update
Gautam Goswami, BDO

10:50 AM to 11:40 AM - Federal Tax Update
Kevin Anderson, BDO

11:40 AM to 12:30 PM - USD stronger, US yields higher, the next election
John Shin, Bank of America Merrill Lynch 

12:30 PM to 1:15 PM - Lunch

1:15 PM to 2:05 PM - Transfer Pricing
Mark Schuette, BDO

2:05 PM to 2:20 PM - Break

2:20 PM to 3:10 PM - Cybersecurity Panel
Moderator: Jeff Ward, BDO
Panelist: Robert Fratianni, The Graham Companies
Panelist: Jeffrey Sharer, Akerman

3:10 PM to 4:00 PM - Revenue Recognition
Michael Stevenson, BDO

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM - Social Reception

CPE Breakdown:
1.0 in Information Technology
2.0 in Taxes
2.0 in Accounting
1.0 in Economics

Event Learning Objectives:
  • Recognize impact of recently released FASB guidance and proposals.
  • Discuss recent and proposed SEC rulemaking and initiatives as it applies to your organization.
  • Recognize impact of recent PCOAB and other auditing developments.
  • Identify current resources and tools that may be of use to financial executive and those charged with governance.
  • Understand the major developments in federal income taxation for individuals, corporations, and other businesses.
  • Update participants concerning 2017 tax developments emphasizing prospects for tax reform and tax rate reduction. 
  • Identify practical ways to manage your business and tax risks. Discuss compliance in the post-BEPS world. 
  • Learn about trends in cybersecurity and components of a cybersecurity risk management program, including your role in an organization's governance and operating model.
  • Understand the similarities and differences between SOC for Cybesecurity and other SOC services.
  • Learn why the AICPA created SOC for Cybersecurity when other frameworks exist.
  • Gain insights into optimizing cybersecurity strategies, making sure targeted amounts of resources are deployed in the right areas to mitigate risk.
Delivery: Group Live
Prerequisites: None
Advanced Prep: None
Credits: 6.0 CPE credits total
Program Level: Update
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