January Financial Management Network

When:  Jan 13, 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.

Accounting Change Disruption: The Role of FASB
Field of Study: Accounting
After a deluge of guidance on high-impact accounting issues, the Financial Accounting Standards Board has embarked on a simplification initiative that may reduce cost and complexity in financial reporting, while maintaining or improving the quality of information reported to investors. Our cameras were on-hand at the FEI's Current Financial Reporting Issues conference, as two FASB board members - Marc Siegel and Marsha Hunt - provided a candid appraisal of where the accounting standard setter has been and where it is going.

Financial Reporting Process Improvement: The FCA Chrysler Journey
Field of Study: Accounting
At a time when everyone from corporate executives to regulators and investors wants more, and more timely, financial information, many enterprises are realizing that each additional accounting standard - such as U.S. GAAP or IFRS - adds yet another layer of complexity to the reporting process. Using Fiat Chrysler as a case study, Workiva's Joe Howell and FCA Group's Ed Young demonstrate that financial reporting process improvement depends on harnessing three resources: people; processes; and technology.

Tax Fraud: When Crime Doesn't Pay
Field of Study: Taxes
Tax compliance issues are enjoying an unprecedented degree of public attention these days, and tax fraud often captures the attention of the public as well as the concern of financial executives. According to Megan Brackney, a partner of Kostelanetz & Fink, LLP, the illegal nonpayment or underpayment of taxes could result in corporate criminal liability, unless the enterprise can show that it has taken action to prevent the bad conduct.

Managing Business Disputes: What You Can Do
Field of Study: Management Services
Conflict is an inevitable part of work. We have all witnessed situations where people or enterprises with different goals and needs have clashed. Nonetheless, it is possible to turn even tense business disputes into productive negotiations and to maintain strong relationships. Here, a trio of experts - Steve Grace, Joseph Monteleone and Dr. H. Stephen Grace - walk us through a six-step analytical process, and several case studies, to aid in resolving business disputes.


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Tricia Scalzo
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