Seminar  One-Hour Briefing

Third Annual Dealing with MD&A Hot Topics


  • Webcast


    Feb. 14, 2018

    1:00 PM Eastern

This One-Hour Briefing will help you effectively deal with current issues and the most challenging disclosures in MD&A.  The discussion will also include several ideas and tips to improve your MD&A and the related drafting process.  

Please join our discussion leaders Gary M. Brown and George M. Wilson, both workshop leaders at SEC Institute, as they review the key issues to address in the 2017 annual MD&A and 2018 quarterly MD&As. 

Topics to be discussed include: 

  • Ongoing evolution of cybersecurity disclosures:
    • When do they become relevant for MD&A, and
    • What should be disclosed?
  • Pointers on drafting the overview
  • Quantification of changes in operations – how much is appropriate?
  • From operating segments to deeper analysis, frequent SEC comments on MD&A
  • Recent enforcement cases – UTi and others – focus on known trends
  • Latest issues in using non-GAAP measures in MD&A
  • Foreign exchange historical and prospective disclosures for 2016/2017
  • Commodity price historical and prospective disclosures for 2016/2017
  • Five ways to improve MD&A
  • Example drafting and review processes
  • Why hasn’t the SEC issued any new MD&A guidance in recent years?

 

 

 


Cancellations

All cancellations received 3 business days prior to the program will be refunded 100%. If you do not cancel within the allotted time period, payment is due in full. You may substitute another individual to attend the program at any time.

Speaker(s)
Gary M. Brown ~ Chief Executive Officer, CMG Life Services Inc.
George M. Wilson, MBA, CPA ~ Director, SEC Institute, a Division of PLI
Program Attorney(s)
Amy Taub ~ Director, One-Hour Briefings, Practising Law Institute
General credit information about this format appears below. For credit information specific to this program, please choose your jurisdiction(s) in the Credit Information box on the right-hand side of this page.

SEC Institute’s live and on-demand webcasts are single-user license products intended for an individual registrant only. Credit will be issued only to the individual registered. If two or more individuals wish to participate in a webcast and receive credit, PLI would be happy to provide a Groupcast – group viewing of a webcast. To schedule a Groupcast, please contact PLI at groupcasts@pli.edu.


U.S. MCLE States

Alabama:  SEC Institute’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live one-hour briefings.

Alaska:  All SEC Institute products can fulfill Alaska’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via SEC Institute products.

Arizona:  SEC Institute’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “interactive CLE” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via interactive CLE programs.

Arkansas:  SEC Institute’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live one-hour briefings.

California:  SEC Institute’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “participatory” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via participatory programs.

Colorado:  All SEC Institute products can fulfill Colorado’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via SEC Institute products.

Connecticut: Effective January 1, 2017, all SEC Institute products can fulfill Connecticut’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via SEC Institute products.

Delaware:  SEC Institute’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “eCLE” credit. Attorneys are limited to 12 credits of eCLE per reporting period.

Florida:  All SEC Institute products can fulfill Florida’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via SEC Institute products.

Georgia:  SEC Institute’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “in-house” credit. Attorneys are limited to 6 in-house credits per reporting period.

Hawaii:  All SEC Institute products can fulfill Hawaii’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via SEC Institute products.

Idaho:  SEC Institute’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live one-hour briefings.

Illinois:  All SEC Institute products can fulfill Illinois' CLE requirements for experienced attorneys. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via SEC Institute products.

Indiana:  SEC Institute’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “distance education” credit. Attorneys are limited to 9 credits of distance education per reporting period.

Iowa:  SEC Institute’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live one-hour briefings.

Kansas:  SEC Institute’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live one-hour briefings.

Kentucky:  SEC Institute’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live one-hour briefings.

Louisiana:  SEC Institute’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “self-study” credit. Attorneys are limited to 4 credits of self-study per reporting period.

Maine:  SEC Institute’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live one-hour briefings.

Minnesota:  SEC Institute’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live one-hour briefings.

Mississippi:  SEC Institute’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “distance learning” credit. Attorneys are limited to 6 credits of distance learning per reporting period.

Missouri:  SEC Institute’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live one-hour briefings.

Montana:  SEC Institute’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live one-hour briefings.

Nebraska:  SEC Institute’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “computer-based learning” credit. Attorneys are limited to 5 credits of computer-based learning per reporting period.

Nevada:  SEC Institute’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live one-hour briefings.

New Hampshire:  SEC Institute’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live one-hour briefings.

New Jersey:  SEC Institute’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “alternative verifiable learning formats” credit. Attorneys are limited to 12 credits of alternative verifiable learning formats per reporting period.

New Mexico:  SEC Institute’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live one-hour briefings.

New York

Experienced Attorneys:  All SEC Institute products can fulfill New York’s CLE requirements for experienced attorneys. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via SEC Institute products.

Newly Admitted Attorneys:  SEC Institute’s transitional live one-hour briefings can be used to fulfill the requirements for New York newly admitted attorneys. Ethics credit, professional practice credit, and law practice management credit may be earned via transitional live one-hour briefings. Skills credits may not be earned via live one-hour briefings.

North Carolina:  SEC Institute’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live one-hour briefings.

North Dakota:  SEC Institute’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live one-hour briefings.

Ohio:  SEC Institute’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “self-study” credit. Attorneys are limited to 12 credits of self-study per reporting period.

Oklahoma:  SEC Institute’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live one-hour briefings.

Oregon:  All SEC Institute products can fulfill Oregon’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via SEC Institute products.

Pennsylvania:  SEC Institute’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “distance learning” credit. Attorneys are limited to 6 credits of distance learning per reporting period.

Puerto Rico:  SEC Institute’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “non-traditional” credit. Attorneys are limited to 8 credits of non-traditional programs per reporting period.

Rhode Island:  SEC Institute’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live one-hour briefings.

South Carolina:  SEC Institute’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “alternatively delivered” credit. Attorneys are limited to 6 credits of alternatively delivered programs per reporting period.

Tennessee:  SEC Institute’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “distance learning” credit. Attorneys are limited to 8 credits of distance learning per reporting period.

Texas:  All SEC Institute products can fulfill Texas’ CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via SEC Institute products.

Utah:  SEC Institute’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “self-study” credit. Attorneys are limited to 12 credits of self-study per reporting period.

Vermont:  SEC Institute’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live one-hour briefings.

Virgin Islands:  All SEC Institute products can fulfill the Virgin Islands’ CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via SEC Institute products.

Virginia:  SEC Institute’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “live interactive” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live interactive programs.

Washington:  SEC Institute’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live one-hour briefings.

West Virginia:  SEC Institute’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “online” credit. Attorneys are limited to 12 credits of online instruction per reporting period.

Wisconsin:  SEC Institute’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live one-hour briefings.

Wyoming:  SEC Institute’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live one-hour briefings.


CPD Jurisdictions

British Columbia (CPD-BC):  SEC Institute’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “real-time” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via real-time programs.

Ontario (CPD-ON):  SEC Institute’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “interactive” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via interactive programs.

Quebec (CPD-QC):  SEC Institute’s live one-hour briefings can fulfill Quebec’s CPD requirements.

Hong Kong (CPD-HK):  SEC Institute’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “distance learning” credit. Attorneys are limited to 15 points of distance learning programs per reporting period.

United Kingdom (CPD-UK):  SEC Institute’s live one-hour briefings can fulfill the United Kingdom’s CPD requirements.

Australia (CPD-AUS):  SEC Institute’s live one-hour briefings may fulfill Australia’s CPD requirements. Credit limits for live one-hour briefings vary according to jurisdiction. Please refer to your jurisdiction’s CPD information page for specifics.


Other Credit Types

CPE Credit (NASBA):  SEC Institute’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “Group-Internet-Based” (GIB) credit.

IRS Continuing Education (IRS-CE):  SEC Institute’s live one-hour briefings may fulfill IRS-CE requirements. To request IRS-CE credit, please notify PLI at plicredits@pli.edu of your request and include your Preparer Tax Identification Number (PTIN).

Certified Fraud Examiner CPE:  SEC Institute’s live one-hour briefings may fulfill Certified Fraud Examiner CPE requirements. To request CPE credit or find out which programs offer CPE, please contact PLI at plicredits@pli.edu.

IAPP Continuing Privacy Credit (CPE):  SEC Institute’s live one-hour briefings may fulfill Privacy CPE credit requirements.

HR Recertification (HRCI):  SEC Institute’s live one-hour briefings may fulfill HR credit requirements.

SHRM Recertification (SHRM):  SEC Institute’s live one-hour briefings qualify as "instructor-led" credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an SHRM professional can earn via instructor-led programs.

Compliance Certification Board (CCB):  SEC Institute’s live one-hour briefings qualify as “live” training events. There is no limit to the number of credits a candidate or certification holder can earn via live one-hour briefings.

Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (CAMS):  SEC Institute’s live one-hour briefings may fulfill CAMS credit requirements.

New York State Social Worker Continuing Education (SW CPE):  SEC Institute’s live one-hour briefings may fulfill SW CPE credit requirements.

American Bankers Association Professional Certification (ABA):  SEC Institute’s live one-hour briefings may fulfill ABA credit requirements.

 

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