1-Hour Program

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Preparing and reviewing this year’s Form 20-F presents several new challenges.  Companies need to tailor disclosures about the impact and uncertainty of COVID-19 to their specific situations.  The SEC’s Disclosure Modernization initiatives require several updates to Form 20-F.  Brexit, the transition away from LIBOR, and cybersecurity present new and evolving disclosure issues.  Join SEC Institute workshop leader George M. Wilson as he discusses these and other key Form 20-F reporting issues.

Topics include:

  • Details of the changes to Form 20-F required by the SEC’s 2020 Disclosure Modernization and Simplification initiatives and other rule changes – 10 Minutes
  • Tailoring your company’s Form 20-F COVID-19 disclosures – risk factor, operating review and prospects, and accounting considerations – 10 Minutes
  • SEC staff focus areas for 2020 Form 20-Fs, including non-GAAP measures and operating review and prospects – 10 minutes
  • Example disclosures in key areas such as known trends, Brexit, LIBOR, and other emerging risks – 10 minutes
  • Accounting and financial reporting watch areas – 10 minutes
  • Recent enforcement actions – 5 minutes
  • Continuing topics from 2019 and looking forward to 2021 – 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, outside attorneys

Prerequisites:  None

Advanced Preparation:  None




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