1-Hour Program

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Overview

Preparing and reviewing this year’s Form 20-F presents several new challenges.  Companies must consider the need for climate change and other ESG disclosures.  COVID-19 disclosures continue to evolve – plus they must be tailored to each company’s specific situation.  Cybersecurity, Brexit and the transition away from LIBOR also continue to present potential disclosure issues.  Join Gary M. Brown of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP, and George M. Wilson of PLI's SEC Institute as they discuss these and other key Form 20-F reporting issues.

 

Topics include:

 

  • Review of the details of the changes to Form 20-F required by the SEC’s Disclosure Modernization and Simplification initiatives including the operating review – 10 Minutes
  • Considering the need for climate change and other ESG disclosures – 10 minutes
  • Tailoring your company’s Form 20-F COVID-19 disclosures – risk factor, operating review and prospects, and accounting considerations – 5 Minutes
  • Other new and emerging disclosure issues including cybersecurity, Brexit and reference rate reform – 10 minutes
  • SEC staff focus areas for 2021 Form 20-Fs, including non-GAAP measures and operating review and prospects– 10 minutes
  • Accounting and financial reporting watch areas – 10 minutes
  • Recent enforcement actions – 5 minutes

 

 

Program Level:  Update 

Intended Audience:  Accountants and attorneys who deal with SEC reporting and disclosure and related accounting issues, including CFOs, controllers and their staff, internal auditors, partners of public accounting firms and their staff, in-house counsel and outside attorneys

Prerequisites:  None 

Advanced Preparation:  None

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