2-Day Program

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Overview

Why You Should Attend

A hands-on Workshop designed to give participants a mastery of the Form 10-K requirements, and takeaways on how to improve 10-K disclosures. Interactive discussions involving participants’ and example 10-Ks will enhance your understanding of each item, with particular focus given to the Management’s Discussion & Analysis (MD&A) section. Workshop leaders will guide participants through Form 10-K item-by-item, using PLI’s SEC Reporting Handbook, example filings from different industries, and a Workbook with reference materials. 

 

What You Will Learn

  • Changes to Regulations S-K and S-X from the SEC’s Disclosure Update and Simplification Project
  • FASB and SEC disclosure initiatives and possible impacts to Form 10-K
  • The SEC’s latest “hot-button” comment areas, and best practices for comment letter responses
  • Example Form 10-Ks and best practices for different industries
  • The intricacies of preparing the MD&A
  • Non-GAAP rules and practice issues
  • Latest developments from the SEC, including expansion of the smaller reporting company system
  • Reviewing and contrasting Form 10-Q vs. Form 10-K requirements
  • Proxy disclosure requirements and examples

 

What You Should Bring

To customize your Workshop experience and gain the most benefit from this interactive learning experience, we recommend you bring your company’s or a client’s most recent Forms 10-K and 10-Q.  If you work with a private company, filings from a company in your industry are a reasonable alternative.

 

Who Should Attend

This Workshop is geared for experienced SEC reporting professionals: CFOs, controllers and their staff, partners of public accounting firms and their staff, in-house counsel, investor relations professionals, and others involved in the preparation of SEC filings. Participants will take away valuable practical information and skills necessary to succeed in the current SEC reporting environment.

 

Program Level: Intermediate

 

Intended Audience:  CFOs, controllers and their staff, partners of public accounting firms and their staff, in-house counsel, investor relations professionals, and others involved in the preparation of SEC filings.

 

Prerequisites:  SEC Reporting Skills Workshop for Financial Professionals or SEC Reporting and Practice Skills Workshop for Lawyers or experience with the SEC reporting process and use of Instructions to Forms, Regulations S-K and S-X, Financial Reporting Codification and Staff Accounting Bulletins.

 

Advanced Preparation:  None

 

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