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January's Hot Finance & Accounting Dates

December 19, 2012
January's Hot Finance & Accounting Dates

FASB Board Meeting and Education Session

January 2

FASB Boardroom

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Excel: Building a CFO Dashboard

January 4

CFO.com

 

This hour-long webcast gives finance professionals the tools and techniques to build an effective corporate performance dashboard using Microsoft Excel. The session also includes a demo of Excel 2013's Power View dashboard add-in.

Registration

 

 

Major IFRS and US GAAP Differences – Course 1025

January 8-9

New York, NY

 

This two-day course provides a comprehensive comparison and review of critical technical differences between US GAAP and IFRS. The program includes a technical review of the most common items that have appeared on the SEC Form 20-F reconciliation of IFRS to US GAAP. Our specialist instructors use real-world examples and model financial statements to explain and illustrate these critical accounting differences.

Course delegates are also brought up-to-date on the prospects and timetable for convergence of US GAAP with IFRS. In addition, participants are provided with information to assist them in researching accounting issues and monitoring future changes.

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IFRS Adoption and Implementation Workshop for Preparers and Users of Financial Statements – Course 1500

January 8-9

New York, NY

 

This two-day workshop provides a comprehensive guide to IFRS 1 (First-time Adoption of IFRS), and the conversion issues arising when moving from another GAAP to IFRS. Using real-world examples, case studies, model financial statements and checklists, this workshop assists preparers of financial statements to understand the more complex issues facing first-time IFRS adopters. It will also assist analysts to understand the impact on enterprise value.

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US GAAP Technical Update – Course 2081

January 8-9

New York, NY

 

This two-day course examines recent and likely future developments in US financial reporting and accounting research applications. The program provides a technical update on US GAAP. The program has been specifically developed to bring experienced preparers and users of financial statements up-to-date with developments that have occurred during the past 12 months, as well as other recently-effective and impending pronouncements. Technical update coverage includes new and proposed FASB Accounting Standards Updates, recent SEC issues, and FASB agenda projects. The program also includes an update on international convergence and brief comparison to similar IFRS standards.

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IFRS Technical Update – Course 1082

January 8-9

New York, NY

 

This two-day IFRS Technical Update course has been specifically developed to bring experienced preparers and users of IFRS financial statements up-to-date with recent developments. Course content includes coverage of newly effective and newly issued IFRS and Interpretations, recent amendments to existing Standards and Interpretations, Exposure Drafts and other recent developments. Implementation issues are discussed, and clear guidance is provided using practical examples.

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IFRS Presentation and Disclosure Requirements – Course 1400

January 8-9

New York, NY

 

Continually expanding disclosure requirements and proposals for changes in the presentation of basic financial statements make it important not only to comply with current and newly-enacted requirements, but to understand the upcoming changes that are likely to occur. Increasing scrutiny of your firm’s reported footnotes by investors also offers an opportunity to enhance your company’s investor relations strategy with thoughtfully prepared disclosures.

This two-day workshop not only reviews the IFRS requirements and teaches the skills needed to prepare full and complete financial statements and footnotes, but also provides participants with insight into future changes.

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FASB Board Meeting and Education Session

January 9

FASB Boardroom

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NYSSA International Financial Reporting Conference – Course 0113NYC

January 10

New York, NY


IASeminars is working with the New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA) to produce an international financial reporting conference on Thursday 10th January 2013, with optional pre-conference workshops on 8 & 9 January 2013. The conference theme is ‘International Financial Reporting and Analysis’, and it will include the latest IFRS news from the SEC as well as a technical update on major FASB and IASB projects. This important event will also consider the needs and concerns of financial statement users, and the impact of recent and imminent US GAAP and IFRS developments on the work of financial analysts. We will hear from representatives of both the preparers and users of financial information, as well as standard-setters and regulators. Join us in New York on Thursday 10th January 2013 to hear from a prestigious group of 19 speakers including the Chairman of the IASB, the Chairman of the FASB and the SEC Office of the Chief Accountant.

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Beyond Budgeting to Advanced Planning

January 11

CFO.com

 

Learn the core principals behind the "Beyond Budgeting" approach to planning, and find out how leading-edge companies have used the Beyond Budgeting Round Table (BBRT) framework to successfully drive performance. Join performance measurement guru Steve Player during this webcast as he delves into his Beyond Budgeting fundamentals and offers practical advice on how to implemented the Beyond Budgeting strategy by citing ideas and tactics used by American Express, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Park Nicollet Health Services, Unilever, and Guardian Industries.

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Excel: Fundamentals for the Finance Function

January 14

CFO.com

 

Taught by Microsoft MVP and CFO contributor Bill "MrExcel" Jelen, this beginner-level webcast focuses on using Excel immediately with maximum efficiency and includes essential tricks and tips for quickly learning -- or relearning -- the best way to use rows, columns, cells, subtotaling, sorting, and basic pivot tables. We have crafted the webcast to help those new to Excel to avoid frustrating problems and streamline essential tasks -- and to serve as a handy reminder for more experienced users to guide them through time-saving tricks and tips that they may have long forgotten.

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FASB Board Meeting and Education Session

January 16

FASB Boardroom

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FASB Emerging Issues Task Force Meeting

January 17

FASB Boardroom

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From Excel to PowerPoint

January 18

CFO.com

 

Unlock the story behind the numbers with easy-to-use techniques for turning Excel data into PowerPoint graphics. Learn how to quickly make attention-grabbing charts and graphs that transform the numbers in a spreadsheet into compelling annual reports, board presentations, business unit updates, and forecasts. Join PowerPoint MVP Ellen Finkelstein as she guides you through the tips and tricks in PowerPoint 2010 to create slides that C-level executives will understand and remember. You’ll even learn how to use Excel in PowerPoint.

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AICPA Sophisticated Planning & Drafting for IRA Qualified Plan Distributions

January 19-20

Las Vegas, NV

 

The AICPA Sophisticated Planning and Drafting for IRA Qualified Plan Distributions is an advanced preconference workshop at the Advanced Personal Financial Planning Conference. As a two-day seminar for Lawyers, CPAs, and Financial Advisors, Robert Keebler, CPA, MST, AEP, presents what you need to know about Sophisticated Planning and Drafting for IRA and Qualified Plan Distributions, including how to plan with a $5,000,000 exemption.

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AICPA PFS Exam Review Class

January 19-20

Las Vegas, NV

 

In two information-packed days, the AICPA PFS Exam Review Class will help you understand the technical foundation of the Personal Financial Planning discipline and prepare you for the PFS Examination. The engaging and informative review will cover all topics on the exam, including the personal financial planning process, your professional responsibilities, income tax, estate, retirement, investments and insurance planning.

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AICPA PFS Exam Review Class & Advanced PFP Conference

January 19-23

Las Vegas, NV

 

In two information-packed days, the AICPA PFS Exam Review Class will help you understand the technical foundation of the Personal Financial Planning discipline and prepare you for the PFS Examination. The engaging and informative review will cover all topics on the exam, including the personal financial planning process, your professional responsibilities, income tax, estate, retirement, investments and insurance planning.

This offering is being packaged with the AICPA Advanced Personal Financial Planning Conference, a dynamic three-day event will include four diverse learning tracks: Investment Management, Wealth Management, Practice Management, and Retirement/Elder Planning.

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AICPA Implementing Personal Financial Planning Services: Step-by-Step Plans for Success & Advanced PFP Conference

January 19-23

Las Vegas, NV

 

The 2-day interactive forum will prepare you for success as a personal financial planner! Implementing PFP Services: Step-by-Step Plans for Success has been tailored to meet your distinct needs, helping you gain technical knowledge and translate that into a profitable practice that provides clients with quality service.

The two days will include interactive opportunities to explore different models and to learn best practices. The first day will provide the basics of building an effective financial planning practice. Day two is highlighted by an interactive session with CPAs representing six different ways of doing business in personal financial planning.

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AICPA Advanced Personal Financial Planning Conference

January 21-23

Las Vegas, NV

 

The 2013 AICPA Advanced Personal Financial Planning Conference is an intensive, high-level even that will help you address the 2013 post-election issues impacting personal financial planning. It’s the first major professional financial conference that addresses post-election changes head-on with the most advanced technical, all-encompassing learning programs featuring critical insights and high-level guidance directly from the experts on the latest techniques, investment strategies, and changes in estate & tax legislation to ably and accurately advise your clients.

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Meeting with the FASB’s Investors Technical Advisory Committee

January 22

FASB Boardroom

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FASB Board Meeting and Education Session

January 23

FASB Boardroom

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AICPA Expert Witness Skills Workshop

January 24-26

Scottsdale, AZ

 

This forum offers attendees the opportunity to fully participate in the process as it relates to expert witness testimony.  You will receive case materials/reports in advance which will be the foundation for the week’s training/preparation. You will develop and enhance the skills necessary to be an effective expert witness through practice and critique by attorneys, judges and others involved with the process.  In short, this forum will cover:

  • Trial Communications Presentation by Expert Trial Consultant
  •  Video Review & Critique
  • Demonstrations & Practice Time
  • Mock Trial

 

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Meeting with the FASB’s Small Business Advisory Committee

January 25

FASB Boardroom

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IFRS Fundamentals – Course 1010

January 28-31

Miami, FL

 

This four-day course provides a rigorous and detailed overview of all major technical IFRS requirements, and includes illustrative financial statements, case studies, examples, coverage of the most significant IFRSs, and interactive participation from the delegates. In addition to a review of current IFRS, course delegates also receive an update on the new standards for 2013 and 2015, as well as information on likely future pronouncements and the probable impact of their adoption.

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FASB Board Meeting and Education Session

January 30

FASB Boardroom

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