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2019 Detroit Year-end Update

December 17, 2019
12:00 PM to 7:00 PM EST

MGM Grand Detroit
1777 3rd Ave
Detroit, Michigan 48226
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Kathy Nunez
415-490-3132
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Thank you for your interest in attending our BDO Year-End Update on December 17, 2019. Due to an overwhelming response, we are currently at capacity and registration is currently closed.

If you would like to be added to the waitlist, please email Kathy Nunez at knunez@bdo.com.


We cordially invite you and your colleagues to attend our complimentary program. This timely event highlights technical 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 and join in discussions specific to your business needs and operational challenges.

Specific topics to be covered include:
  • From Scandals to Serious Setbacks: How a Poor Company Culture Can Impact the Bottom Line
  • Risk Advisory Services
  • Operational Transaction Advisory Services /Business Restructuring
  • Valuations & Business Analytics
  • Accounting/GAAP Update
  • Intelligent Supply Chain for the Automotive Industry
  • Your Total Cost of Risk - Strategies to Mitigate Rising Insurance Costs
  • Tax Update
  • Customs/Tariffs

11:30 PM to 12:00 PM -Registration

12:00 PM to 3:50 PM - Lunch & Program

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM - Please join us for networking & happy hour at Topgolf Swing Suite.

Session One – 1:00 PM to 1:50 PM:

  • Risk Advisory Services
  • Operational Transaction Advisory Services/Business Restructuring
  • State and Local Tax Updates
Session Two – 2:00 PM to 2:50 PM:
  • Year-End Tax Reminders
  • Accounting/GAAP Update
  • Intelligent Supply Chain for the Automotive Industry
Session Three – 3:00 PM to 3:50 PM:
  • Your Total Cost of Risk - Strategies to Mitigate Rising Insurance Costs
  • International Trade & Customs
  • Valuation Hot Topics & Trends
Samar Bashi, STS-SALT Managing Director

Bryan Bussert, Private Client Services Tax Senior Manager

Travis Fournier, Manager, STS International – Customs & International Trade

Phil Gaglio, Managing Director, Valuations & Business Analytics

Mike Jacobson, Director, Valuations & Business Analytics

Tom McCabe, Managing Director, BRS

Bill Putz, Audit Partner

Dave Shears, IT Manager, Risk Advisory Services

Janet Smith, Managing Director – Risk Advisory Services

Jim Loughlin, Managing Director, Business Restructuring Services

Matt Manosky, Tax Partner

Lisa Martell, Senior Manager, Senior Manager, Forensics Investigation & Litigation Services – Insurance Risk

Vince Mercader, Director, Valuations & Business Analytics

Steve Skiba, Sales & Use Tax Managing Director, STS SALT 

Brendan Sullivan, Tax Managing Director

Mike Whiting, Accounting & Rep Advisory Director

Dawn Williford, Regional Practice Leader, Risk Advisory Services

Eskander Yavar, National Leader – Manufacturing & Distribution Industry Group