Healthcare Startup Guide

Practising Law Institute’s 37th Annual SEC Reporting & FASB Forum

Location: San Francisco
Start date:

12/2/2021 9:00 AM Eastern

End date:

12/3/2021 5:00 PM Eastern

Healthcare Startup Guide

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Event details

Companies need to keep pace with a changing reporting landscape as the SEC ramps up its rulemaking activities, especially with regards to ESG related disclosures. Attendees will learn about the standard-setting agenda of the FASB, updates on rulemaking, interpretive guidance, frequent comments, and enforcement actions emanating from the SEC. In addition, there will be a panel on ethical challenges which qualifies for ethics credit for CPE purposes. Practising Law Institute’s expert faculty will provide practical approaches to new and complex accounting and disclosure requirements.

Crowe business combination specialist Ann Suding will walk through amendments to Regulation S-X, as well as business combination and impairment accounting issues. Crowe ESG specialist Daniela Arias will discuss ESG and climate change disclosures, additional ESG regulations, and frameworks for ESG reporting.

What you will learn

  • The latest initiatives from the SEC on ESG and climate change disclosures
  • Understand the current regulatory landscape and emerging issues, including the SEC’s human capital resources disclosure requirements and other Disclosure Modernization changes
  • The latest on the FASB’s Projects, including Identifiable Assets and Subsequent Accounting for Goodwill and Segment Reporting
  • Status of the changes from reference rate reform and other financial instruments hot topics
  • Discussion of lease accounting and reporting issues, including SEC observations, public remarks, and comment letters
  • Gearing up for your MD&A disclosures as the pandemic subsides and implementing the SEC’s new requirements
  • Lessons from SEC comment letters
  • Recent SEC enforcement actions, whistleblowing developments and ethical challenges
  • PLI’s SEC Reporting Roundtable will provide a lively discussion of accounting, disclosure, and reporting issues
  • Key focus areas and hot topics throughout

Who should attend

SEC reporting professionals, including those involved in the preparation or review of financial statements, partners of public accounting firms and their staff, lawyers and corporate legal staff, investor relations professionals, and audit committee members.

Additional information

For additional information about this event, please contact Reese Henderson.