YE Seminars

Crowe Year-End Seminar

Location: Nashville, TN
Start date:

12/11/2019 7:00 AM Central

End date:

12/11/2019 2:00 PM Central

Services: Audit, Technology, Benefit Plan Audit, Consulting, Regulatory Compliance, Consulting, Federal Tax, Global Tax, Tax, Private Client, State & Local Tax
Industries: Automotive, Construction & Real Estate, Food & Commodities, Higher Education, Manufacturing & Distribution, Metals, Not-for-Profit, Private Equity, Retail Dealer
YE Seminars
Location
Franklin Marriott Cool Springs
700 Cool Springs Boulevard
Franklin, TN 37067

Agenda

7:00-8:00 a.m. - Registration and Breakfast 
Registration and Breakfast
8:00-8:05 a.m. - Welcome and Introductions 
Welcome and Introductions
8:05-9:15 a.m. - Accounting and Audit Update 

This session will cover recently issued accounting standards and the expected impact of these standards on financial reporting.

The session will provide an update on changes to accounting standards affecting public and private entities.

By participating in this presentation, you should be able to:

  • Discuss current accounting standards and their effects on financial statements and disclosures 
  • Prepare for recently issued but not yet effective accounting standards, their effective dates, and their expected impact on financial statements and disclosures

Speaker

Sean Prince, Managing Director
Crowe LLP

Sean Prince is a managing director in Crowe’s National Office. Mr. Prince directly supports the Crowe audit practice with complex technical accounting issues, including revenue recognition, lease accounting, accounting for financial instruments, securitizations, and consolidation accounting. He also currently serves as the co-leader of Crowe’s internal revenue recognition task force and acts as Crowe’s formal liaison to the FASB.

Read the Third Quarter Accounting and Financial Reporting Developments

9:15-9:30 a.m. - Break

Break

9:30-10:30 a.m. - Cyberresilience: Understanding how to minimize the impact and cost of a cyberbreach

The risk of a cyberbreach is top of mind for boards and executives in most every industry. Breaches are more and more common and costly despite the billions invested in cybersecurity controls every year. The challenge for business leaders is to know how best to prioritize and maximize their investments in cybersecurity. This session will address the importance of becoming a “cyberresilient” business that can minimize disruptions and costs in the event of a breach.

As a result of participating in this event, you should be able to:

  • Analyze the business impact and costs of a cyberbreach
  • Recognize the difference between cybercompliance and cyberresilience
  • Identify how to prioritize where to invest to become cyberresilient

Speaker

Danielle Bennett, Healthcare Consultant
Crowe LLP

Danielle has over 20 years of experience in sales, procurement, logistics, and project coordination. She has been with SDGblue for 8 years, primarily working with government entities and compliance with vendor and client contracts. Danielle has been in the Account Specialist position for 4 years, with previous positions held for Project Management, Purchasing, Inside Sales, and Inventory Management. Her versatility, attention to detail and ability to communicate with clients and team members from a sales and services perspective have proven to be an invaluable resource.

Learn more about our Cybersecurity services

10:30-10:45 m. - Break

Break

10:45 a.m.-11:45 p.m. - Lessons learned from implementing the new lease accounting standards

The new lease accounting standards FASB ASC 842 and IFRS 16 are in full swing for publicly traded companies and international companies . This session will review lessons learned from companies that have implemented the standards and what other companies can do to help make implementation more efficient.

As a result of participating in this event, you should be able to:

  • Analyze key considerations when capturing lease contract data
  • Recognize risks to avoid when implementing the standards
  • Implement best practices for ongoing maintenance of lease accounting

Speaker

Sean Prince, Managing Director
Crowe LLP

Sean Prince is a managing director in Crowe’s National Office. Mr. Prince directly supports the Crowe audit practice with complex technical accounting issues, including revenue recognition, lease accounting, accounting for financial instruments, securitizations, and consolidation accounting. He also currently serves as the co-leader of Crowe’s internal revenue recognition task force and acts as Crowe’s formal liaison to the FASB.

View Crowe's Lease Accounting Insights

Preparing for the New Lease Accounting Standard Infographic

11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. - Lunch  

Lunch

12:45-1:45 p.m. - Year-End Tax Update and Planning

The end of the year is just around the corner. Now is the time to implement 2019 tax planning strategies that can help you save time and maintain compliance. Crowe will provide the latest on critical tax issues from this year and keep you up to date on the latest tax reform developments and how businesses and individuals continue to be affected.

By participating in this session, you should be able to identify federal, state and local, and international tax developments to help you execute tax planning ideas for your organization.

Speaker

Scott Ford, Tax Partner
Crowe LLP

Mr. Ford has more than 25 years of taxation experience including significant experience consulting with companies on mergers, acquisitions and reorganization.

Access Crowe's Tax News Highlights

Subscribe for Tax News Highlights

Download the Year-End Tax Planning Guide

1:45-2:00 p.m. - Break

Break

CPE information

Recommended for 4.0 hours
1.0 Accounting
1.0 Tax
1.0 Specialized knowledge
1.0 Information technology

Prerequisites: None
Program level: None
Advance preparation: None
Instructional delivery method: Group live

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Who should participate

CFOs, controllers, tax professionals, and finance executives

 

Contact information

For more information, please contact Cindy Lattanzi via email or by calling +1 615 360 5504.