Course Handbook  Course Handbook

34th Annual SEC Reporting & FASB Forum

Publication Date: November 2018 Number of Volumes: 1
ISBN Number: na Page Count: 496 pages


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Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Center for Audit Quality, Washington Office, International Practices Task Force: Highlights (May 16, 2017)
Chapter 2: U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Division of Corporation Finance, Amendments to the Smaller Reporting Company Definition (Modified: August 16, 2018)
Chapter 3: U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Division of Corporation Finance, Press Release, No. 2018-156, SEC Adopts Amendments to Simplify and Update Disclosure Requirements (August 17, 2018)
Chapter 4: PwC, In Brief, No. US2018-17, SEC Proposes to Simplify Disclosures About Guarantors and Collateralizations (July 26, 2018)
Chapter 5: KPMG, The SEC Comments on ASC 606 Early Adopters (March 2018)
Chapter 6: Dianora Aria De Marco, FEI Professional Accounting Update, Lessons Learned from SEC Comment Letters on the New Revenue Standard (May 2018)
Chapter 7: PwC, In the Loop, New Revenue Guidance: First Quarter Recap (June 2018)
Chapter 8: EY, Technical Line, No. 2018-03, A Closer Look at Accounting for the Effects of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (Revised July 26, 2018)
Chapter 9: PwC, In Depth, No. US2018-01, Frequently Asked Questions: Accounting Considerations of US Tax Reform (Updated as of August 8, 2018)
Chapter 10: Corporate Secretary, Pay Ratio Disclosure: How to Tackle the SEC Rule (December 2017)
Chapter 11: Center for Audit Quality, Q&A, How Can the CPA Profession Help Companies Meet the Challenges of Managing Cybersecurity Risk?
Chapter 12: Grant Thornton, International Business Report, Cybersecurity: Shifting Impacts (September 2018)
Chapter 13: Grant Thornton, Advisory Services, SEC Starts EPS Rounding Probe (June 28, 2018)
Chapter 14: Steven Peikin, Co-Director, Division of Enforcement, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Speech, Keynote Address to the UJA Federation, New York, NY (May 15, 2018)
Chapter 15: PwC, In Brief, No. US2018-15, FASB Proposes Revision to the Definition of “Collections” (June 26, 2018)
Chapter 16: Sandie Kim and Charlie Steward, Deloitte & Touche LLP, Financial Reporting Alert 18-10, Adoption of ASU 2018-07 in an Interim Period (August 1, 2018)
Chapter 17: EY, Technical Line, No. 2018-06, A Closer Look at the Guidance on Accounting on Accounting for Share-Based Payments to Nonemployees (August 2, 2018)
Chapter 18: Wesley R. Bricker, Chief Accountant, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Speech, Remarks before the 2018 Baruch College Financial Reporting Conference: “Working Together to Advance Financial Reporting,” New York, NY
Chapter 19: U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Guidance for Consulting with the Office of the Chief Accountant (Modified: November 4, 2014)
Chapter 20: KPMG, Defining Issues, FASB Transition Resource Group Discusses Potential Changes to the Credit Losses Standard (June 12, 2018)
Chapter 21: David Brown, Jon Howard, Stephen McKinney, Morgan Miles and Kevin Moore, Deloitte & Touche LLP, TRG Snapshot, June 2018 TRG Meeting on Credit Losses (June 2018)
Chapter 22: EY, Technical Line, No. 2018-04, A Closer Look at the FASB’s New Hedge Accounting Standard (Updated April 26, 2018)
Chapter 23: KPMG, Defining Issues, FASB Approves New Transition Method and Lessor Practical Expedient for Leases Standard (March 29, 2018)
Chapter 24: EY, Technical Line, No. 2018-05, How the New Leases Standard Affects Oil and Gas Entities (July 31, 2018)
Chapter 25: PwC, In Brief, No. US2018-18, Adopting the New Leases Standard Just Got Easier (July 31, 2018)
Chapter 26: Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, Standing Advisory Group Meeting, Panel Discussion—New Auditor’s Report Implementation (June 5–6, 2018)
Chapter 27: KPMG, Critical Audit Matters (CAMs) Included in New Auditor Reporting Standard (August 3, 2018), available at
Chapter 28: Center for Audit Quality, Public Policy & Technical Alert (July 2018)
Chapter 29: Center for Audit Quality, Critical Audit Matters, Key Concepts and FAQs for Audit Committees, Investors, and Other Users of Financial Statements (July 2018)
Chapter 30: Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, Standing Advisory Group Meeting, Panel Discussion—Corporate Culture: Implications for the Audit (June 5–6, 2018)
Chapter 31: Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, PCAOB Seeks Public Comment on Its Draft Five-Year Strategic Plan, Washington, D.C. (August 10, 2018)
Chapter 32: William D. Duhnke, Chairman, Speech, PCAOB Transitions for the Future, 2018 Deloitte/University of Kansas Auditing Symposium, Lawrence, Kan. (May 17, 2018)

This Course Handbook was compiled for the program, 34th Annual SEC Reporting FASB Forum.

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Mark LaMonte, Moody’s Investors Service, Inc.
Bob Laux, SEC Institute, a Division of PLI
Cheryl L. Linthicum, The University of Texas at San Antonio
Gargi Ray, Infosys Limited
Carol A. Stacey, SEC Institute, a Division of PLI

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