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SEC Reporting and Practice Skills Workshop for Lawyers 2016

Workshop  Workshop

Why You Should Attend: Many lawyers learn SEC reporting through on-the-job training, which often is piecemeal, at best.  This Workshop is intended to replace that ad-hoc learning process by helping participants develop a comprehensive and in-depth understanding of the reporting requirements of the U.S. federal securities laws, including how to use the SEC’s online resources and all related sources of guidance.  Participants will learn, ...

Debt vs. Equity Accounting for Complex Financial Instruments Workshop 2016

Workshop  Workshop

Why You Should Attend:   This Workshop focuses on demystifying the debt versus equity conundrum for complex financial instruments such as warrants with re-pricing provisions and convertible instruments with embedded features.  These types of financing tools have become important for emerging and growth companies and other companies that seek alternative financing solutions rather than mainstream lending.  Unfortunately, because of ...

How to Read Financial Statements 2016

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  WebcastGroupcast  Groupcast

How to Read Financial Statements 2016 New York City and Live Webcast, , March 16  Why You Should Attend Financial statements provide information on the financial performance of companies and are the language of business.  Attorneys are often required to understand financial statements in order to provide solutions to their clients’ problems, including structuring financial transactions and litigating business disputes.  At ...

SEC Reporting Skills Workshop 2016

Workshop  Workshop

Please see our other  locations for July - December 2016. Why You Should Attend: In this workshop designed primarily for financial reporting professionals, our experienced Workshop leaders use interactive lectures and examples to give participants the foundational knowledge and practical experience necessary to prepare and review the SEC’s periodic and current reporting forms, including the 10-K Annual Report, the 10-Q Quarterly ...

Non-GAAP Measures and Metrics: Getting it Right

One-Hour Briefing  One-Hour Briefing

Companies frequently use non-GAAP measures and operating metrics in earnings releases, SEC reports and other disclosures to provide incremental information to investors.  The SEC has regulated non-GAAP measures since 2002, frequently commenting on and challenging their use. While there is no regulation that specifically governs operating metrics, the SEC Staff has provided informal guidance in the form of speeches and through the comment process.  Please ...

Implementing the FASB/IASB New Revenue Recognition Standard Workshop 2016

Workshop  Workshop

Why You Should Attend: By using interactive lecture, examples and case studies, Workshop participants will learn the provisions of the Financial Accounting Standards Board’s (FASB) and the International Accounting Standards Board’s (IASB) new revenue recognition standard.  Participants will build an understanding of how the new standard changes revenue recognition accounting, how it affects the related estimates and judgments required, ...

31st Midyear SEC Reporting & FASB Forum

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  Webcast

Why You Should Attend: Our Midyear Forum will provide you with the information and analysis you need to stay current with the ever-changing world of accounting and SEC Reporting. The Financial Accounting Standard Board’s (FASB) standard-setting agenda has a plethora of wide topics, from simplification issues to major projects. The Forum will include updates on emerging revenue recognition implementation issues and will walk through the final ...

Basics of Accounting for Lawyers 2016: What Every Practicing Lawyer Needs to Know

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  Webcast

WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND Whether you’re a transactional attorney or a litigator, when financial and accounting records emerge in the legal matter you’re handling, it helps to know some accounting basics.  The numbers always tell a story – one that may support your legal position.  Being able to recognize the relevant accounting principles at work and how they influence the outcome of your legal matter can only help you deliver ...

Form 10-K In-Depth Workshop 2016

Workshop  Workshop

Why You Should Attend: By using a case study and actual example filings, this Workshop is designed to give participants a mastery of the requirements of the Form 10-K Annual Report. Interactive exercises and lectures will enhance your understanding of each item, including the intricacies of the Management’s Discussion & Analysis (MD&A) section. What You Will Learn: This Workshop will lead you through Form 10-K item-by-item, using ...

Pocket MBA Summer 2016: Finance for Lawyers and Other Professionals

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  Webcast

Why You Should Attend The ability to identify and appropriately use financial and accounting information is relevant to a wide range of legal and regulatory matters for attorneys and other professionals. Transactional and litigation attorneys will benefit from this practical course designed specifically for non-accountants and taught by members of the nation’s top accounting, tax and advisory firms, leading law firms, in-house counsel and ...

Audit Committees and Financial Reporting 2016: Recent Developments and Current Issues

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  WebcastGroupcast  Groupcast

WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND As we continue to see many new regulations from the SEC, PCAOB and financial institution regulators, we also continue to see numerous challenges emerge for the audit committee.  If you are a director or member of an audit committee, or if you advise audit committees, this program will help you understand what is required of the audit committee, and those who advise them, in this rapidly changing environment.  You ...

FASB, SEC and PCAOB Update for SEC Reporting Professionals Workshop 2016

Workshop  Workshop

Why You Should Attend: Using interactive lectures and examples, this Workshop delivers an in-depth update on projects, pronouncements and developments from the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB).  Explore the latest FASB developments on leases, revenue recognition and other completed and in-process projects, including details ...

SEC Reporting Skills Workshop 2016

Workshop  Workshop

Please see our other  locations for March - June 2016. Why You Should Attend: In this workshop designed primarily for financial reporting professionals, our experienced Workshop leaders use interactive lectures and examples to give participants the foundational knowledge and practical experience necessary to prepare and review the SEC’s periodic and current reporting forms, including the 10-K Annual Report, the 10-Q Quarterly Report ...

Accounting for Business Combinations Workshop 2016

Workshop  Workshop

Why You Should Attend Learn to apply the business combinations accounting guidance in a pragmatic, practical way. Workshop participants will gain an in-depth understanding of how to apply the FASB standard (codified in ASC 805) on business combinations, including recent ASUs related to business combinations, how to make journal entries in specific situations, the areas where estimation and judgment is required, the SEC requirements for financial ...

MD&A In-Depth Workshop for Lawyers 2016

Workshop  Workshop

Why You Should Attend Lawyers involved in the preparation, drafting and review of SEC filings often struggle with the MD&A section as it involves not only an understanding of the company’s business, but an ability to understand the company’s financial statement information and how it intersects with the SEC reporting process. This Workshop will help you build an in-depth understanding of how the financial statements fit together, ...

MD&A In-Depth Workshop 2016

Workshop  Workshop

Why You Should Attend: By using interactive lectures and examples, this Workshop will give participants a mastery of Regulation S-K Item 303, Management’s Discussion and Analysis (MD&A), for both annual and interim periods, enabling you to draft or review an MD&A with confidence. What You Will Learn: Learn in detail the requirements and rules for each section of MD&A – results of operations, liquidity and capital resources, ...


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