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BDO Detroit 2017 Year End Accounting and Tax Update

December 14, 2017
12:00 PM to 6:30 PM EST

MGM Grand Detroit
1777 Third Street
Detroit, MI 48226
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Marquia Mann
(248) 244-6526
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BDO USA, LLP invites you and your colleagues to a complimentary CPE-qualified program. Take advantage of this opportunity to hear from our accounting and tax leaders. This seminar highlights timely year-end updates and provides key takeaways on hot topics relevant to both public and private companies.

Specific topics to be covered include:
  •  HR Trends
  •  Tax Update
  •  M&A
  •  GAAP Update
  •  ASC 740
  •  Private Equity
  •  Data Analytics
  •  International Tax
  •  Restructuring
  •  Due Diligence
Time Agenda Item Presenter
12:00 PM to 12:30 PM Registration/Lunch  
12:30 PM to 12:40 PM Opening Remarks  
12:40 PM to 1:30 PM General Session
Keynote Address: HR Trends. 

Carrie Schochet, Purple Squirrel
1:30 PM to 1:40 PM Break  
1:40 PM to 2:30 PM First Breakout Session
  1. Tax Update
  2. M&A 
  3. GAAP Update 
  1. Bob Haran, BDO 
  2. Andre Auqier, Quarton International
  3. Cathy McNamara, BDO & Bill Putz, BDO
2:30 PM to 2:40 PM Break  
2:40 PM to 3:30 PM Second Breakout Session
  1. ASC 740 
  2. Private Equity 
  3. Data Analytics 
  1. William Connolly, BDO 
  2. Huron Capital
  3. Kirstie Tiernan, BDO & Barb Torzewski, BDO
3:30 PM to 3:40 PM Break  
3:40 PM to 4:30 PM Third Breakout Session
  1. International Tax
  2. Restructuring Panel
  3. Due Diligence 
  1. Joe Calianno, BDO & Dominick Warner, BDO 
  2. Walt Popiel, Conway Mackenzie; Jack Falcon & John  Newman, Alvarez & Marsal
  3. Jerry Dentinger, BDO

4:30 PM to 6:30 PM 

Social Reception

CPE Breakdown: 
  • 1.0 Personal/Human Resources and 
  • 3.0 in either Tax, Accounting, Finance or Specialized Knowledge

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
  • Apply key tax concepts related to international, federal and other key tax areas
  • Discuss their application of the concepts of existing GAAP and plan for the implementation of new GAAP
  • Discuss the rules changes that are occurring for lease accounting
Delivery: Group Live
Prerequisites: None
Advanced Prep: None
Credits: 4.0 Total CPE credits available
Program Level: Overview
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
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