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2019 Year-End Update

December 13, 2019
8:30 AM to 3:00 PM MST

Little America Hotel
500 South Main Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
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Emma Thomas
(801) 456-5705
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Registration for this event is now closed. If you would still like to attend, please email Emma Thomas at ethomas@bdo.com

BDO USA, LLP invites you to join us for our annual, CPE-Qualified Year-end Update. This complimentary event will highlight timely, comprehensive updates, and provide key takeaways on accounting, auditing, and financial topics that directly impact both public and privately-held companies. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to hear from our national assurance office and to participate in discussions specific to your business and operational challenges.

Specific topics to be covered include:
  • Recent updates and developments in accounting and reporting, including U.S. GAAP, SEC, and PCAOB
  • Understand recent trends in ASC740 and ASC450
  • Recent regulations and lessons learned from first year post-tax reform compliance  
  • M&A Trends and Preparing for a Process
  • Total Tax Liability: what is it and how can your organization benefit from it
8:30 AM to 9:00 AM - Registration and Breakfast

9:00 AM to 3:00 PM - Program

Complimentary breakfast and lunch provided
Matt Bartholomew, Managing Director, Transaction Advisory Services, BDO USA, LLP
Jerry Bregg, Tax Office Managing Partner, BDO USA, LLP
Brian Cheney, Assurance Partner, BDO USA, LLP
Nate Collins, Tax Partner, Transaction Advisory Services, BDO USA, LLP
Steve Cullimore, Transfer Pricing Principal, BDO USA, LLP
Wendy Hambleton, National Assurance Partner, BDO USA, LLP
Tommy Jensen, Assurance Partner, BDO USA, LLP
Matt McReynolds, Assurance Office Managing Partner, BDO USA, LLP
Chip Morgan, International Tax Partner, BDO USA, LLP
Steve Oldroyd, State and Local Tax Managing Director, BDO USA, LLP
Dan Shea, Managing Director, BDO Capital Advisors
Spencer Strickland, Tax Partner, BDO USA, LLP
CPE Credit Breakdown:
2.0 credits in Accounting
2.5 credits in Tax
1 credit in Finance 

Learning Objectives
  • Discuss recent updates and developments in accounting and reporting
  • Participants should be able to explain the general principles of ASC 740, common issues in applying, and management review of controls related to ASC 740 and discuss recent trends in ASC4503
  • Learn how to understand, analyze, and optimize your total tax liability faster with greater confidence to make better business decisions backed by better insights
  • Learn & discuss M&A global, U.S., and Utah macro-economic updated trends as well as learn about challenges and opportunities when preparing a company and management team for a sales process
Delivery: Group Live
Prerequisites: None
Advanced Prep: None
Credits: 5.5 Total 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