PLI’s SEC Institute gathers and disseminates relevant SEC, PCAOB, FASB, and legal industry updates on a quarterly basis with the SEC Institute Newsletter.
On this episode of inSecurities, Kurt and Chris cover the past quarter’s developments in SEC, PCAOB, and FASB news with repeat guest George Wilson of PLI’s SEC Institute. They revisit their predictions from Episode 4 back in March, and George speaks to current developments in COVID relief, financial reporting disclosures, and proxy rules, as well as the state of the whistleblower environment, in conjunction with the publication of SEC Institute’s Quarterly Newsletter for September 2020.
As a Director of the SEC Institute Division of PLI, George teaches workshops dealing with a variety of SEC and FASB related topics. He developed the Institute’s initial “Advanced Accounting and Reporting for SEC Professionals” workshop, as well as workshops in a variety of technical areas including “Accounting for Derivative Instruments and Hedging Activities,” and SOX 404 ICFR audits.
Before joining the SEC Institute, George was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Accounting at the University of Saint Thomas in Saint Paul, MN. He was director of the University's Accounting MBA program and also taught in the undergraduate accounting department. He has received the AICPA's Outstanding Discussion Leader Award and the Minnesota State Society's R. Glenn Berryman Award. George also served as Senior Vice President, Operations of Security Financial, where he managed the organization's initial public offering, and as a senior manager with KPMG.