Friday, January 24, 2013 – Melville Marriott Accounting and Tax Update (4 CPE/ CPD Credits) (8:30 AM -12:30 PM)
This year’s Accounting and Tax Update conference will cover impending tax and accounting rule changes, as well as feedback recently received from the SEC and PCAOB on internal controls.
Accounting update – An overview of accounting pronouncements issued during 2013, as well as pronouncements issued in prior years but are effective for companies in 2014. In addition, a discussion regarding recently issued proposals of new standards, and an update on the status of the Convergence Project.
Tax update – A discussion about tax accounting hot topics, as well as the increased focus on the internal control environment relating to tax accounts.
About Our Speakers
Brian Blisard - Brian is a partner in KPMG’s New York audit practice. He has 16 years of public accounting experience serving companies in the software, consumer products, manufacturing and service industries. As an audit partner, Brian has extensive experience in the audit of public companies and internal controls and has assisted his clients through a variety of transactions including public offerings, acquisitions, dispositions, implementation of new accounting standards and debt/equity offerings. In addition to serving his clients, Brian also spent three years in KPMG’s Department of Professional Practice (DPP) advising the firm’s larger and more complex clients on technical accounting issues in the areas of business combinations, compensation, debt/equity, revenue recognition, income taxes, and consolidations. Brian has served as a KPMG national instructor and is a firm resource for audit teams on share-based compensation and derivative accounting. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, and serves on the Board of Governors of Long Island Institute of Internal Auditors.
Rob Behar – Rob is a senior manager in KPMG’s New York audit practice. He has more than 10 years of experience providing financial statement audit and audit of internal control services to clients primarily in the software and electronic industries. Rob has provided professional audit services to both large and mid-market multinational companies in accordance with PCAOB requirements and U.S. GAAP. He is currently the lead senior audit manager for a leading multi-national independent information technology management software company, as well as several other technology and software companies. Rob has successfully assisted clients with initial public offerings and debt offerings. He is a member of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and currently serves on the Stony Brook University College of Business Advisory Board Cheryl Tripodi – Cheryl is a manager in KPMG’s New York audit practice. She has more than 5 years of experience providing financial statement audit and audit of internal control services to clients primarily in the software industry. Cheryl is a member of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Peter Crocco - Peter is a Managing Director with True Partner Consulting, a boutique tax consulting firm. His practice focuses on a broad range of corporate tax matters and has extensive experience related to ASC 740 tax accounting including accounting for share based compensation, business combinations, and uncertain tax positions. Currently, Peter provides ASC 740 tax accounting services to over 30 clients both publicly traded and/or owned by private equity firms. In addition, he manages the overall tax function for several clients including tax reporting, tax compliance, strategic planning and mergers & acquisitions. Peter is a Certified Public Accountant and member of both the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and International Tax Institute.
Friday, January 24, 2014 Half-Day Program
Check-in and breakfast begin at 8:30 a.m. Program begins at 9:00 a.m. Lunch will be served at approximately 12:30 p.m. Dress is business casual. How to Register: Please click here to register:
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Check-in and breakfast begin at 8:30 AM. The program begins at 9:00 AM. Lunch will be served at approximately 12:30pm. Dress: Business Casual.
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