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BDO Detroit 2018 Year End Accounting and Tax Update

December 04, 2018
11:30 AM to 5:30 PM EST

MGM Grand
1777 3rd Ave.
Detroit, MI 48226
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Amy Galvin
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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.
 
We are pleased to announce that Mike Wall, Director of Automotive Analysis at IHS Markit, will be our keynote speaker discussing the  “Automotive Industry Outlook: Navigating the Waters with an Eye on the Horizon” which will include a discussion on tariffs.
11:30 AM to 12:00 PM - Registration
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM - Welcome, Keynote and Lunch
 
Our breakouts will be as follows:
Session One – 1:10 PM to 2:00 PM:
  1. Middle Market M&A – Bill Shiry & Ryan McCaslin
  2. GAAP Update – Bill Putz
  3. IT Challenges and Solutions for the Middle Market – Adam Ferguson / SWC Partners
Session Two – 2:10 PM to 3:00 PM:
  1. Valuations - Phil Gaglio and Vince Mercader/Mike Jacobson
  2. Tax Reform – Doug Bekker
  3. Cryptocurrency – Maurice Liddell
Session Three – 3:10 PM to 4:00 PM:
  1. International Tax – Joe Calianno
  2. Data Analytics – Kirstie Tiernan
  3. Cybersecurity – Brandon Lee
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM - Social reception
CPE Breakdown:
  • 1.0 CPE credit in the field of Economics
  • Breakout Session 1:
    • Middle Market M&A - 1.0 CPE credit in the field of Finance
    • GAAP Update - 1.0 CPE credit in the field of Accounting
    • IT Challenges and Solutions for the Middle Market - 1.0 CPE credit in the field of Taxes
  • Breakout Session 2:
    • Valuations - 1.0 CPE credit in the field of Finance
    • Tax Reform Update - 1.0 CPE credit in the field of Taxes
    • Cryptocurrency - 1.0 CPE credit in the field of Specialized Knowledge
  • Breakout Session 3:
    • International Tax - 1.0 CPE credit in the field of Taxes
    • Data Analytics - 1.0 CPE credit in the field of Accounting
    • Cybersecurity - 1.0 CPE credit in the field of Information Technology
Learning Objectives:
  • 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
Program Level: Basic
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