2015

Press Release


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Contact(s):

Jay Hyde
202-434-9226
jhyde@aicpa.org

Shirley Twillman
202-434-9220
stwillman@aicpa.org

SEC, PCAOB, FASB and IASB Chairs Will Address AICPA SEC-PCAOB Conference Dec. 9-11 

Published December 01, 2015

Gain insight into the financial regulatory outlook for U.S. public companies from key SEC, PCAOB, FASB and IASB policymakers at the American Institute of CPAs’ premier Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments.


WHEN:
December 9 – 11, 2015

WHO:
Mary Jo White, Chairman, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Washington, D.C.
James Doty, Chairman, Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB), Washington, D.C.
Russell Golden, Chairman, Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), Norwalk, Conn.
Hans Hoogervorst, Chairman, International Accounting Standards Board (IASB), London, U.K.
Jeanette Franzel, Board Member, PCAOB, Washington, D.C.
Jay Hanson, Board Member, PCAOB, Washington, D.C.
James Schnurr, Chief Accountant, SEC, Washington, D.C.
Martin F. Baumann, Chief Auditor and Director of Professional Standards, PCAOB, Washington, D.C.
Tim L. Christen, Board Chair, American Institute of CPAs (AICPA), Chicago, Ill.
Cindy Fornelli, Executive Director, Center for Audit Quality (CAQ), Washington, D.C.

WHERE: 
Live:
Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road, N.W., Washington, D.C.

Video Simulcasts: 
New York: Affinia Manhattan, 371 7th Avenue, New York, N.Y.
San Francisco: Hyatt Fisherman’s Wharf, 555 North Point Street, San Francisco, Calif.

Virtual:
Reporters are also invited to cover any of the conference sessions in real time via the Internet.

The schedule is as follows:

Wednesday, December 9

8:30am – 8:55am         AICPA Welcome Address
Tim L. Christen, Board Chair, AICPA, Chicago, Ill.

8:55am – 9:20am         Center for Audit Quality Update
Cindy Fornelli, Executive Director, CAQ, Washington, D.C.

9:20am – 9:50am         Keynote Address – SEC
                                    Mary Jo White, Chairman, SEC, Washington, D.C.

9:50am – 10:20am       Remarks of the SEC Chief Accountant
James Schnurr, Chief Accountant, SEC, Washington, D.C.

10:40am – 11:10am     Office of the Chief Accountant (OCA) Policy Initiatives
Wesley R. Bricker, Deputy Chief Accountant – Accounting, OCA, SEC, Washington, D.C.
Brian Croteau, Deputy Chief Accountant – Professional Practice, OCA, SEC, Washington, D.C.
Julie Erhardt, Deputy Chief Accountant – International, OCA, SEC, Washington, D.C.

11:10am – Noon          OCA Current Projects
Michael Husich, Senior Associate Chief Accountant, OCA, SEC, Washington, D.C.
Kris Shirley, Professional Accounting Fellow, OCA, SEC, Washington, D.C.
Chris Semesky, Professional Accounting Fellow, OCA, SEC, Washington, D.C.
Barry Kanczuker, Professional Accounting Fellow, OCA, SEC, Washington, D.C.
Chris Rickli, Professional Accounting Fellow, OCA, SEC, Washington, D.C.
Ashley Wright, Professional Accounting Fellow, OCA, SEC, Washington, D.C.
Courtney Sachtleben, Professional Accounting Fellow, OCA, SEC, Washington, D.C.

Noon – 12:30pm         Keynote Address – PCAOB
James Doty, Chairman, PCAOB, Washington, D.C.

12:30pm – 1:45 pm     Luncheon  (No lunch speaker.)

1:45pm – 2:35pm        SEC Enforcement Update
Andrew Ceresney, Director – Enforcement Division, SEC, Washington, D.C.
Michael Maloney, Chief Accountant – Enforcement Division, SEC, Washington, D
.C.

2:35pm – 3:25pm        Current Topics in Assessing ICFR
James Schnurr, Chief Accountant, SEC, Washington, D.C.
Brian Croteau, Deputy Chief Accountant, SEC, Washington, D.C.
Jeanette Franzel, Board Member, PCAOB, Washington, D.C.
Helen Munter, Director, Registrations and Inspections, PCAOB, Washington, D.C.
Michael Gallagher, Partner, PwC
John Jones, Partner, EY
Kevin McBride, Vice President/Accounting Controller, Intel
Susan Insley, Vice President, Internal Audit, VMware

3:45 pm – 5:00 pm      Current Practice Issues
Adam Brown, Partner, BDO
Paul Munter, Partner, KPMG
Cody Smith, Partner, PWC
Scott Taub, Managing Director, Financial Reporting Advisors

5:00pm – 5:50pm        End of Day Q&A
James Schnurr, Chief Accountant, SEC, Washington, D.C.
Wesley R. Bricker, Deputy Chief Accountant – Accounting, SEC, Washington, D.C.
Brian Croteau, Deputy Chief Accountant – Professional Practice, SEC, Washington, D.C.
Julie Erhardt, Deputy Chief Accountant – International, SEC, Washington, D.C.

Thursday, December 10

8:30am – 9:45am         Developments in the Division of Corporation Finance
Keith Higgins, Director, Division of Corporation Finance, SEC, Washington, D.C.
Cicely LaMothe, Associate Director, Division of Corporation Finance, SEC, Washington, D.C.
Mark Kronforst, Chief Accountant, Division of Corporation Finance, SEC, Washington, D.C.
Craig Olinger, Deputy Chief Accountant, Division of Corporation Finance, SEC, Washington, D.C.
Nili Shah, Deputy Chief Accountant, Division of Corporation Finance, SEC, Washington, D.C
.

9:45am – 10:35am       Disclosure Effectiveness
                                    Karen Garnett, Associate Director, Division of Corporation Finance, SEC, Washington, D.C.
                                    David Cornish, Senior Vice President/Deputy Controller, American Express Company
                                    Alison Zoellner, Assistant General Counsel, Honeywell

                                   
10:55am – 12:10pm    FASB Chair Address and FASB Accounting Standard Setting Update
Russell Golden, Chairman, FASB, Norwalk, Conn.
Susan Cosper, Technical Director and Emerging Issues Task Force Chairman, FASB, Norwalk, Conn
.

12:10pm – 12:35pm    IASB Chair Address
Hans Hoogervorst, Chairman, IASB, London, U.K.

12:35pm – 1:45pm      Luncheon  (No lunch speaker)

1:45pm – 2:35pm        International Reporting Matters
                                    Craig Olinger, Deputy Chief Accountant, Division of Corporation Finance, SEC, Washington, D.C.
                                    Paul Dudek, Office Chief, Office of International Corporate Finance, SEC, Washington, D.C.
                                    Alex Cohen, Partner, Latham & Watkins

2:35pm – 3:25pm        PCAOB Auditing Standard Setting Update
Jay Hanson, Board Member, PCAOB, Washington, D.C.
Marty Baumann, Chief Auditor and Director of Professional Standards, PCAOB, Washington, D.C
.

3:40pm – 4:30pm        Cybersecurity
                                    Kelvin Coleman, Office of Cybersecurity and Communications,Department  of Homeland Security, Washington, D.C.
                                    Sandy Herrygers, Partner, Deloitte
                                    Leslie Thornton, Audit Committee Member, Career Education Corporation
                                    Arshad Ahmed, Partner, Crowe Horwath
                                   
4:30pm – 5:45pm        End of Day Q&A
Mark Kronforst, Chief Accountant, Division of Corporation Finance, SEC, Washington, D.C.
Susan Cosper, Technical Director and Emerging Issues Task Force Chairman, FASB, Norwalk, Conn.

Friday, December 11

8:00am – 9:15am         MD&A Panel Discussion
                                    Marty Dunn, Partner, Morrison & Foerster                             
                                    Wayne Carnall, Partner, PwC
                                    Amie Thuener, Chief Accountant, Google Inc.

9:15am – 10:30am       Enhancing the Working Relationships in the Financial Reporting Supply Chain
James S. Turley, Former Chairman and CEO, EY; Audit Committee Chair, Citigroup and Emerson Electric
Karl Erhardt, Chief Auditor, MetLife
John Verdonck, Partner, KPMG

10:45am – Noon          Revenue Recognition
Russell Hodge, Global Controller, GE
Kenny Bement, Director of Financial Reporting, Raytheon
Chris White, Partner, Ernst & Young LLP
Jim Dolinar, Chair, AICPA Financial Reporting Executive Committee, and Partner, Crowe Horwath LLP

Noon – 12:50pm         Accounting for Leases
                                    Scott Muir, Practice Fellow, FASB, Stamford, Conn.
Kimber Bascom, Partner, KPMG

John Bober, Managing Director, Global Technical Controller, GE Capital
                                   
12:50pm – 1:50pm      Luncheon  (No lunch speaker)

1:50pm – 2:40pm        PCAOB Registration, Inspection and Enforcement Updates
Helen Munter, Director, Registrations & Inspections, PCAOB, Washington, D.C.
Claudius Modesti, Director, Enforcement & Investigations, PCAOB, Washington, D.C.

2:40pm – 3:30pm        Smaller Company/Firm Issues
                                    Joel Parker, Accounting Branch Chief, Division of Corporation Finance, SEC, Washington, D.C.
Tim Brown, Partner, MFA

 

 

Media representatives who would like to cover the conference may contact Shirley Twillman at stwillman@aicpa.org or 202-434-9220 for press credentials to attend at the hotel or for Internet access information.

Advance notification of camera crews is requested; lighting for cameras must be approved in advance.

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