March Financial Management Network

When:  Mar 10, 2018 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM (PT)
You are invited to attend a continuing education (CPE) event for accounting and finance professionals.  The program allows you to earn four hours (4.0) of CPE credit, keep up-to-date on accounting and finance issues and network with other professionals.


Matching Internal Controls to Real Life Change
Field of Study: Auditing
Based on our previous coverage of the issue, you may assume that the accounting and auditing regulators - including the PCAOB and the SEC - are "anti-non-GAAP." Our cameras were on hand at the recent FEI conference on current financial reporting issues, where a panel of leading regulatory officials and expert commentators explained how you can successfully match internal controls with current real-life changes and challenges, such as the use of non-GAAP metrics.

SEC Chief Accountant: Priorities and Current Issues
Field of Study: Accounting
As part of its mission, the SEC's Office of Chief Accountant ensures that financial statements are presented fairly. The Commission insists that companies, when a recently issued accounting standard has not yet been adopted, must disclose the potential effects of the future implementation in their interim and annual filings. Wesley Bricker, the SEC's chief accountant, expresses his expectation that these disclosures will become more robust, as well as more quantitative, as the effective date of the new accounting standard approaches.

On the Immigration Frontlines: What You Need to Do
Field of Study: Management Services
Most employers are increasingly aware that immigration violations can result in substantial civil, and even criminal, penalties. An additional consequence of those sanctions is the "bad press" that can do lasting harm to an enterprise's reputation. Dana Bucin, a partner in the firm of Murtha Cullina LLP, analyzes how the Trump administration and the Congress are likely to affect your enterprise's responsibilities for compliance with immigration laws and enforcement priorities.

How You Can Manage Cyber Threats from Within
Field of Study: Management Services
As we experience an unprecedented surge in the frequency and magnitude of cyber attacks, more organizations are focusing increased attention and resources on enterprise security. Yet, many businesses overlook the fact that "insiders" can do much more severe damage to their systems and data than could external sources. Ron Temske, vice president of security solutions for Logicalis U.S., explains what you can do to manage cyber threats from within your own organization.


Keller Williams Training Center
5994 W. Las Positas Blvd. Suite 111
Pleasanton, CA 94588


Tricia Scalzo
(925) 400-3199