Seminar  Program

34th Midyear SEC Reporting & FASB Forum


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Why You Should Attend

Make your CPE time count with a midyear update from current and former SEC staff and leading experts on GAAP, disclosure, and audit!  Attendees will learn about the standard-setting agendas of the FASB and PCAOB, as well as updates on rulemaking, interpretive guidance, frequent comments, and enforcement actions emanating from the SEC. Our expert faculty will provide practical approaches to new and complex accounting and disclosure requirements.

What You Will Learn

  • Updates on rulemaking and interpretive guidance in the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance, plus other hot topics in their comment process, including comments on the adoption of the leases and revenue recognition standards
  • Revision to the smaller reporting company rules and who can now qualify as a smaller reporting company
  • SEC’s final rule on disclosure simplification
  • The latest on cybersecurity, including internal accounting controls for cyber threats
  • Key accounting developments from the FASB: new accounting standards updates and projects in process
  • Post implementation issues from the FASB’s leases standard
  • Status of the credit losses standard implementation, including SAB 74 disclosures
  • PCAOB update, including critical audit matters and the likely effects on auditors and their clients
  • Key focus areas and hot topics throughout

Who Should Attend

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

Program Level: Overview

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

Prerequisites
We recommend first attending the SEC Reporting Skills Workshop or prior experience with the SEC reporting process and use of the Instructions to Forms, and Regulations S-K and S-X.  

Advanced Preparation: None


Cancellations

All cancellations received 3 business days prior to the program will be refunded 100%. If you do not cancel within the allotted time period, payment is due in full. You may substitute another individual to attend the program at any time.

Day One: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

8:00 Welcome and Program Overview
Speakers: Bob Laux, Cheryl L. Linthicum

8:10 Current Developments in the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance

• Capital formation and updates on recent rulemaking and interpretive activity
• SEC’s final rule on disclosure simplification
• Cybersecurity, including internal accounting controls for cyber threats
• Revision to the smaller reporting company rules
• Staff focus areas, including:
o Implementation of the leases standard
o Revenue recognition implementation and disclosures
o Goodwill
o Segments – identification, disclosure, and ICFR
o SAB 74 disclosures
o Non-GAAP and metrics

Speakers: Kendra Decker, Melissa Raminpour

(CPE Field of Study: Accounting)


9:45 Networking Break

10:00 Lease Accounting – Issues, Disclosure Insights and Details After Quarter One

• Implementation issues companies are facing and disclosure insights 
• Systems and controls considerations
• SEC observations and public remarks
• Early messages from SEC comment letters

Speakers: Marie Dhimmar, George Sarianos

(CPE Field of Study: Accounting)


11:10 Gearing Up for Inline XBRL Requirements

• What is Inline XBRL and why is it better than maintaining XBRL in a separate exhibit?
• How will the use of Inline XBRL affect the preparation of financial statements?
• What must companies do to comply and by when? 
• DERA staff analysis of the use of custom tags
• How is XBRL being used?

Speakers: Campbell Pryde, Mike Willis

 


12:00 Networking Lunch

1:00 Revisiting MD&A Disclosure – Current Focus Areas and Pitfalls
• The impact of adopting new accounting standards on MD&A
• Will the PCAOB’s new Auditor Reporting Standard impact MD&A?
• Current SEC Staff focus areas, with examples from recent comment letters
• Lessons from enforcement cases
 
Speakers: Kevin M. Delaney, P.J. Himelfarb  


2:00 Financial Instruments Accounting Update
• Credit losses
o Status of adoption/SAB 74 disclosures
o Transition Resource Group issues
o Impact on entities outside the financial services industry
• Hedge accounting adoption
o Adoption issues
o SEC observations and public remarks
o Early messages from SEC comment letters

Speaker: Sydney K. Garmong, Kevin Stoklosa

(CPE Field of Study: Accounting)


3:15 Networking Break

3:30 SEC Enforcement Update – Avoiding Trouble

• Enforcement priorities 
• Recent financial cases and their impact
• Whistleblowers awards
• FCPA developments
• Managing the enforcement process

Speakers: C. Wallace DeWitt, Thomas P. Smith, Jr.

4:30 Adjourn

(CPE Field of Study: Accounting)
(CFE Field of Study: Fraud)


Day Two: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

8:00 FASB Hot Topics

• Recently completed ASUs, including:
o Collaborative Arrangements
o Implementation Costs Incurred in a Cloud Computing Arrangement 
o Changes to the Disclosure Requirements for Fair Value Measurement
o Improvements to Nonemployee Share-Based Payment Accounting
o Targeted Improvements to the Accounting for Long-Duration Contracts
• Technical Agenda, including: 
o Distinguishing Liabilities from Equity
o Identifiable Intangible Assets and Subsequent Accounting for Goodwill
o Segment Reporting
o Conceptual Framework

Speaker: Christopher Cryderman, Chenelle Manley

(CPE Field of Study: Accounting)




9:30 Networking Break

9:45 Ethical Challenges for Registrants

• Professional ethics issues in SEC practice
• Examples where company employees were faced with challenging ethical decisions
• Using a conflict resolution process
• Whistleblower update
• SEC enforcement examples

Speaker: George M. Wilson

(CPE Field of Study: Regulatory Ethics)




11:00 PCAOB Update and Developments

• Changes to the auditors report, including critical accounting matters
• Overview of new standards dealing with estimates and specialists
• Update on other research and standard setting projects
• Inspections outlook

Speakers: Wes Kelly, Megan Zietsman

(CPE Field of Study: Auditing)




12:15 Networking Lunch

1:15 Lessons Learned from SEC Comment Letters

• Trends in SEC comment letters
• Top comment areas by industry
• Review of actual comment and response letters and the ultimate resolution 

Speaker: Joe Perfetto



2:30 Networking Break

2:45 Bringing It All Together: SEC Reporting Roundtable

• A roundtable discussion of important reporting issues, including:
o Where are companies most likely to have problems?
o Reporting fatigue
o Critical Audit Matters
o ICFR
o Audit committee interaction

Speakers: Jeffrey Keene, Reetika Magdani

4:00 Adjourn

(CPE Field of Study: Accounting)


Co-Chair(s)
Bob Laux ~ Associate Director, SEC Institute, a Division of PLI
Cheryl L. Linthicum, PhD, CPA, CMA ~ Professor of Accounting and former Associate Dean, College of Business, The University of Texas at San Antonio
Speaker(s)
Christopher Cryderman ~ Practice Fellow, Financial Accounting Standards Board
Kendra Decker ~ Partner-in-charge, SEC Regulatory Matters, Grant Thornton LLP
Kevin M. Delaney ~ Senior Vice President, Corporate Controller & Chief Accounting Officer , Sotheby's
C. Wallace DeWitt ~ Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP
Marie Dhimmar ~ Partner, Assurance Services - National Accounting, Ernst & Young LLP
Sydney K. Garmong ~ Partner, Crowe LLP
P.J. Himelfarb ~ Weil, Gotschal & Manges LLP
Jeffrey Keene ~ Audit Partner, BDO USA, LLP
Wes Kelly ~ Partner, PwC
Reetika Magdani ~ Managing Director – Deals, PwC
Chenelle Manley ~ Senior Manager, National Professional Services Group, PwC
Joe Perfetto ~ Audit & Assurance Senior Manager, National Office Accounting & Reporting Services, Deloitte & Touche LLP
Campbell Pryde ~ President & CEO, XBRL US
Melissa Raminpour ~ Accounting Branch Chief, Division of Corporation Finance, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
George Sarianos ~ Director, Pine Hill Group, LLC
Thomas P. Smith, Jr. ~ Assistant Regional Director, Division of Enforcement, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Kevin Stoklosa ~ Group Vice President & Associate Director - Accounting Policy, M&T Bank
Mike Willis ~ Assistant Director, Office of Structured Disclosure, Division of Economic and Risk Analysis, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
George M. Wilson, MBA, CPA ~ Director, SEC Institute, a Division of PLI
Megan Zietsman ~ Chief Auditor, Public Company Accounting Oversight Board
Program Attorney(s)
Robin D. Goldstein ~ Director & Sr. Program Attorney, PLI

New York City Seminar Location

PLI New York Center
, 1177 Avenue of the Americas, (2nd floor), entrance on 45th Street, New York, New York 10036. (800) 260-4754.

New York City Hotel Accommodations

Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan, 1605 Broadway (48th Street), New York, NY 10019 (212) 977-4000. When calling, mention Practising Law Institute. You can also make reservations online to access PLI's rates.

The Muse, 130 West 46th Street, New York, NY 10036. Please call reservations at 1-800-546-7866. When calling, please mention Practising Law Institute and Corporate Rate ID 786839408. In addition, you can book online at PLI Muse Hotel

Millennium Broadway Hotel, 145 West 44th Street, New York, NY 10036. Please call reservations at 1-800-622-5569. When calling, please mention Practising Law Institute. In addition, you can book online at PLI Millennium Hotel .

 Hyatt Times Square, 135 W. 45th Street, New York, NY 10036. For reservations, please call (646) 364-1234. When calling mention rate code CR56218 or Practising Law Institute.

General credit information about this format appears below. For credit information specific to this program, please choose your jurisdiction(s) in the Credit Information box on the right-hand side of this page.


U.S. MCLE States

Alabama:  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Alaska:  All SEC Institute products can fulfill Alaska’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via SEC Institute products.

Arizona:  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “interactive CLE” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via interactive CLE programs.

Arkansas:  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

California:  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “participatory” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via participatory programs.

Colorado:  All SEC Institute products can fulfill Colorado’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via SEC Institute products.

Connecticut: Effective January 1, 2017, all SEC Institute products can fulfill Connecticut’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via SEC Institute products.

Delaware:  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Florida:  All SEC Institute products can fulfill Florida’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via SEC Institute products.

Georgia:  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Hawaii:  All SEC Institute products can fulfill Hawaii’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via SEC Institute products.

Idaho:  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Illinois:  All SEC Institute products can fulfill Illinois' CLE requirements for experienced attorneys. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via SEC Institute products.

Indiana:  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Iowa:  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Kansas:  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live programs.

Kentucky:  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Louisiana:  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Maine:  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Minnesota:  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Mississippi:  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Missouri:  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Montana:  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Nebraska:  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Nevada:  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

New Hampshire:  All SEC Institute products can fulfill New Hampshire’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via SEC Institute products.

New Jersey:  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

New Mexico:  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

New York

Experienced Attorneys:  All SEC Institute products can fulfill New York’s CLE requirements for experienced attorneys. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via SEC Institute products.

Newly Admitted Attorneys:  SEC Institute’s transitional live seminars can be used to fulfill the requirements for newly admitted attorneys. All credit categories may be earned via transitional live seminars.

North Carolina:  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

North Dakota:  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Ohio:  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Oklahoma:  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Oregon:  All SEC Institute products can fulfill Oregon’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via SEC Institute products.

Pennsylvania: SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Puerto Rico:  All SEC Institute products can fulfill Puerto Rico’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via SEC Institute products.

Rhode Island:  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

South Carolina:  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Tennessee:  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Texas:  All SEC Institute products can fulfill Texas’ CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via SEC Institute products.

Utah:  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Vermont:  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Virgin Islands:  All SEC Institute products can fulfill the Virgin Islands’ CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via SEC Institute products.

Virginia:  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “live interactive” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live interactive programs.

Washington:  All SEC Institute products can fulfill Washington’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via SEC Institute products.

West Virginia:  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Wisconsin:  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Wyoming:  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.


CPD Jurisdictions

British Columbia (CPD-BC):  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “real-time” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via real-time programs.

Ontario (CPD-ON):  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “interactive” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via interactive programs.

Quebec (CPD-QC): SEC Institute’s live seminars can fulfill Quebec’s CPD requirements.

Hong Kong (CPD-HK):  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of points an attorney can earn via live seminars.

United Kingdom (CPD-UK):  SEC Institute’s live seminars can fulfill the United Kingdom’s CPD requirements.

Australia (CPD-AUS):  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit in all Australian jurisdictions. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Alberta (CPD-ALBERTA):  All SEC Institute products can fulfill Alberta’s CPD requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via SEC Institute products.

Dubai (CLPD-DUBAI):  SEC Institute’s live seminars may fulfill CLPD credit requirements.


Other Credit Types

CPE Credit (NASBA): SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as the “Group-Live” delivery method. Please check the Credit Information box on the right-hand side of this page to verify CPE credit availability.

IRS Continuing Education (IRS-CE): SEC Institute’s live seminars may fulfill IRS-CE requirements. To request IRS-CE credit, please notify PLI at plicredits@pli.edu of your request and include your Preparer Tax Identification Number (PTIN).

Certified Fraud Examiner CPE:  SEC Institute’s live seminars may fulfill Certified Fraud Examiner CPE requirements. To request CPE credit or find out which programs offer CPE, please contact PLI at plicredits@pli.edu.

IAPP Continuing Privacy Credit (CPE):  SEC Institute’s live seminars may fulfill Privacy CPE credit requirements.

HR Recertification (HRCI):  SEC Institute’s live seminars may fulfill HR credit requirements.

SHRM Recertification (SHRM):  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as "instructor-led" credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an SHRM professional can earn via instructor-led programs.

Compliance Certification Board (CCB):  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “live” training events. There is no limit to the number of credits a candidate or certification holder can earn via live seminars.

Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (CAMS):  SEC Institute’s live seminars may fulfill CAMS credit requirements.

New York State Social Worker Continuing Education (SW CPE):  SEC Institute’s live seminars may fulfill SW CPE credit requirements.

American Bankers Association Professional Certification (ABA):  SEC Institute’s live seminars may fulfill ABA credit requirements.

Certified Financial Planners (CFP):  SEC Institute’s live seminars may fulfill CFP credit requirements.

 

Why You Should Attend

Make your CPE time count with a midyear update from current and former SEC staff and leading experts on GAAP, disclosure, and audit!  Attendees will learn about the standard-setting agendas of the FASB and PCAOB, as well as updates on rulemaking, interpretive guidance, frequent comments, and enforcement actions emanating from the SEC. Our expert faculty will provide practical approaches to new and complex accounting and disclosure requirements.

What You Will Learn

  • Updates on rulemaking and interpretive guidance in the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance, plus other hot topics in their comment process, including comments on the adoption of the leases and revenue recognition standards
  • Revision to the smaller reporting company rules and who can now qualify as a smaller reporting company
  • SEC’s final rule on disclosure simplification
  • The latest on cybersecurity, including internal accounting controls for cyber threats
  • Key accounting developments from the FASB: new accounting standards updates and projects in process
  • Post implementation issues from the FASB’s leases standard
  • Status of the credit losses standard implementation, including SAB 74 disclosures
  • PCAOB update, including critical audit matters and the likely effects on auditors and their clients
  • Key focus areas and hot topics throughout

Who Should Attend

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

Program Level: Overview

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

Prerequisites
We recommend first attending the SEC Reporting Skills Workshop or prior experience with the SEC reporting process and use of the Instructions to Forms, and Regulations S-K and S-X.  

Advanced Preparation: None


Cancellations

All cancellations received 3 business days prior to the program will be refunded 100%. If you do not cancel within the allotted time period, payment is due in full. You may substitute another individual to attend the program at any time.

Day One: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

8:00 Welcome and Program Overview
Speakers: Bob Laux, Cheryl L. Linthicum

8:10 Current Developments in the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance

• Capital formation and updates on recent rulemaking and interpretive activity
• SEC’s final rule on disclosure simplification
• Cybersecurity, including internal accounting controls for cyber threats
• Revision to the smaller reporting company rules
• Staff focus areas, including:
o Implementation of the leases standard
o Revenue recognition implementation and disclosures
o Goodwill
o Segments – identification, disclosure, and ICFR
o SAB 74 disclosures
o Non-GAAP and metrics

Speakers: Kendra Decker, Melissa Raminpour

(CPE Field of Study: Accounting)


9:45 Networking Break

10:00 Lease Accounting – Issues, Disclosure Insights and Details After Quarter One

• Implementation issues companies are facing and disclosure insights 
• Systems and controls considerations
• SEC observations and public remarks
• Early messages from SEC comment letters

Speakers: Marie Dhimmar, George Sarianos

(CPE Field of Study: Accounting)


11:10 Gearing Up for Inline XBRL Requirements

• What is Inline XBRL and why is it better than maintaining XBRL in a separate exhibit?
• How will the use of Inline XBRL affect the preparation of financial statements?
• What must companies do to comply and by when? 
• DERA staff analysis of the use of custom tags
• How is XBRL being used?

Speakers: Campbell Pryde, Mike Willis

 


12:00 Networking Lunch

1:00 Revisiting MD&A Disclosure – Current Focus Areas and Pitfalls
• The impact of adopting new accounting standards on MD&A
• Will the PCAOB’s new Auditor Reporting Standard impact MD&A?
• Current SEC Staff focus areas, with examples from recent comment letters
• Lessons from enforcement cases
 
Speakers: Kevin M. Delaney, P.J. Himelfarb  


2:00 Financial Instruments Accounting Update
• Credit losses
o Status of adoption/SAB 74 disclosures
o Transition Resource Group issues
o Impact on entities outside the financial services industry
• Hedge accounting adoption
o Adoption issues
o SEC observations and public remarks
o Early messages from SEC comment letters

Speaker: Sydney K. Garmong, Kevin Stoklosa

(CPE Field of Study: Accounting)


3:15 Networking Break

3:30 SEC Enforcement Update – Avoiding Trouble

• Enforcement priorities 
• Recent financial cases and their impact
• Whistleblowers awards
• FCPA developments
• Managing the enforcement process

Speakers: C. Wallace DeWitt, Thomas P. Smith, Jr.

4:30 Adjourn

(CPE Field of Study: Accounting)
(CFE Field of Study: Fraud)


Day Two: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

8:00 FASB Hot Topics

• Recently completed ASUs, including:
o Collaborative Arrangements
o Implementation Costs Incurred in a Cloud Computing Arrangement 
o Changes to the Disclosure Requirements for Fair Value Measurement
o Improvements to Nonemployee Share-Based Payment Accounting
o Targeted Improvements to the Accounting for Long-Duration Contracts
• Technical Agenda, including: 
o Distinguishing Liabilities from Equity
o Identifiable Intangible Assets and Subsequent Accounting for Goodwill
o Segment Reporting
o Conceptual Framework

Speaker: Christopher Cryderman, Chenelle Manley

(CPE Field of Study: Accounting)




9:30 Networking Break

9:45 Ethical Challenges for Registrants

• Professional ethics issues in SEC practice
• Examples where company employees were faced with challenging ethical decisions
• Using a conflict resolution process
• Whistleblower update
• SEC enforcement examples

Speaker: George M. Wilson

(CPE Field of Study: Regulatory Ethics)




11:00 PCAOB Update and Developments

• Changes to the auditors report, including critical accounting matters
• Overview of new standards dealing with estimates and specialists
• Update on other research and standard setting projects
• Inspections outlook

Speakers: Wes Kelly, Megan Zietsman

(CPE Field of Study: Auditing)




12:15 Networking Lunch

1:15 Lessons Learned from SEC Comment Letters

• Trends in SEC comment letters
• Top comment areas by industry
• Review of actual comment and response letters and the ultimate resolution 

Speaker: Joe Perfetto



2:30 Networking Break

2:45 Bringing It All Together: SEC Reporting Roundtable

• A roundtable discussion of important reporting issues, including:
o Where are companies most likely to have problems?
o Reporting fatigue
o Critical Audit Matters
o ICFR
o Audit committee interaction

Speakers: Jeffrey Keene, Reetika Magdani

4:00 Adjourn

(CPE Field of Study: Accounting)


Co-Chair(s)
Bob Laux ~ Associate Director, SEC Institute, a Division of PLI
Cheryl L. Linthicum, PhD, CPA, CMA ~ Professor of Accounting and former Associate Dean, College of Business, The University of Texas at San Antonio
Speaker(s)
Christopher Cryderman ~ Practice Fellow, Financial Accounting Standards Board
Kendra Decker ~ Partner-in-charge, SEC Regulatory Matters, Grant Thornton LLP
Kevin M. Delaney ~ Senior Vice President, Corporate Controller & Chief Accounting Officer , Sotheby's
C. Wallace DeWitt ~ Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP
Marie Dhimmar ~ Partner, Assurance Services - National Accounting, Ernst & Young LLP
Sydney K. Garmong ~ Partner, Crowe LLP
P.J. Himelfarb ~ Weil, Gotschal & Manges LLP
Jeffrey Keene ~ Audit Partner, BDO USA, LLP
Wes Kelly ~ Partner, PwC
Reetika Magdani ~ Managing Director – Deals, PwC
Chenelle Manley ~ Senior Manager, National Professional Services Group, PwC
Joe Perfetto ~ Audit & Assurance Senior Manager, National Office Accounting & Reporting Services, Deloitte & Touche LLP
Campbell Pryde ~ President & CEO, XBRL US
Melissa Raminpour ~ Accounting Branch Chief, Division of Corporation Finance, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
George Sarianos ~ Director, Pine Hill Group, LLC
Thomas P. Smith, Jr. ~ Assistant Regional Director, Division of Enforcement, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Kevin Stoklosa ~ Group Vice President & Associate Director - Accounting Policy, M&T Bank
Mike Willis ~ Assistant Director, Office of Structured Disclosure, Division of Economic and Risk Analysis, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
George M. Wilson, MBA, CPA ~ Director, SEC Institute, a Division of PLI
Megan Zietsman ~ Chief Auditor, Public Company Accounting Oversight Board
Program Attorney(s)
Robin D. Goldstein ~ Director & Sr. Program Attorney, PLI
General credit information about this format appears below. For credit information specific to this program, please choose your jurisdiction(s) in the Credit Information box on the right-hand side of this page.

SEC Institute’s live and on-demand webcasts are single-user license products intended for an individual registrant only. Credit will be issued only to the individual registered. If two or more individuals wish to participate in a webcast and receive credit, PLI would be happy to provide a Groupcast – group viewing of a webcast. To schedule a Groupcast, please contact PLI at groupcasts@pli.edu.


U.S. MCLE States

Alabama:  SEC Institute’s live webcasts qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live webcasts.

Alaska:  All SEC Institute products can fulfill Alaska’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via SEC Institute products.

Arizona:  SEC Institute’s live webcasts qualify as “interactive CLE” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via interactive CLE programs.

Arkansas:  SEC Institute’s live webcasts qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live webcasts.

California:  SEC Institute’s live webcasts qualify as “participatory” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via participatory programs.

Colorado:  All SEC Institute products can fulfill Colorado’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via SEC Institute products.

Connecticut: Effective January 1, 2017, all SEC Institute products can fulfill Connecticut’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via SEC Institute products.

Delaware:  SEC Institute’s live webcasts qualify as “eCLE” credit. Attorneys are limited to 12 credits of eCLE per reporting period.

Florida:  All SEC Institute products can fulfill Florida’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via SEC Institute products.

Georgia:  SEC Institute’s live webcasts qualify as “in-house” credit. Attorneys are limited to 6 in-house credits per reporting period.

Hawaii:  All SEC Institute products can fulfill Hawaii’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via SEC Institute products.

Idaho:  SEC Institute’s live webcasts qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live webcasts.

Illinois:  All SEC Institute products can fulfill Illinois' CLE requirements for experienced attorneys. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via SEC Institute products.

Indiana:  SEC Institute’s live webcasts qualify as “distance education” credit. Attorneys are limited to 9 credits of distance education per reporting period. Effective January 1, 2019, the limit of distance education per reporting period will increase from 9 to 18 credits.

Iowa:  SEC Institute’s live webcasts qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live webcasts.

Kansas:  SEC Institute’s live webcasts qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live webcasts.

Kentucky:  SEC Institute’s live webcasts qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live webcasts.

Louisiana:  SEC Institute’s live webcasts qualify as “self-study” credit. Attorneys are limited to 4 credits of self-study per reporting period.

Maine:  SEC Institute’s live webcasts qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live webcasts.

Minnesota:  SEC Institute’s live webcasts qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live webcasts.

Mississippi:  SEC Institute’s live webcasts qualify as “distance learning” credit. Attorneys are limited to 6 credits of distance learning per reporting period.

Missouri:  SEC Institute’s live webcasts qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live webcasts.

Montana:  SEC Institute’s live webcasts qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live webcasts.

Nebraska:  SEC Institute’s live webcasts qualify as “computer-based learning” credit. Attorneys are limited to 5 credits of computer-based learning per reporting period.

Nevada:  SEC Institute’s live webcasts qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live webcasts.

New Hampshire:  All SEC Institute products can fulfill New Hampshire’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via SEC Institute products.

New Jersey:  SEC Institute’s live webcasts qualify as “alternative verifiable learning formats” credit. Attorneys are limited to 12 credits of alternative verifiable learning formats per reporting period.

New Mexico:  SEC Institute’s live webcasts qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live webcasts.

New York

Experienced Attorneys:  All SEC Institute products can fulfill New York’s CLE requirements for experienced attorneys. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via SEC Institute products.

Newly Admitted Attorneys:  SEC Institute’s transitional live webcasts can be used to fulfill the requirements for New York newly admitted attorneys. Ethics credit, professional practice credit, and law practice management credit may be earned via transitional live webcasts. Skills credits may not be earned via live webcasts.

North Carolina:  SEC Institute’s live webcasts qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live webcasts.

North Dakota:  SEC Institute’s live webcasts qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live webcasts.

Ohio:  SEC Institute’s live webcasts qualify as “self-study” credit. Attorneys are limited to 12 credits of self-study per reporting period.

Oklahoma:  SEC Institute’s live webcasts qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live webcasts.

Oregon:  All SEC Institute products can fulfill Oregon’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via SEC Institute products.

Pennsylvania:  SEC Institute’s live webcasts qualify as “distance learning” credit. Attorneys are limited to 6 credits of distance learning per reporting period.

Puerto Rico:  All SEC Institute products can fulfill Puerto Rico’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via SEC Institute products.

Rhode Island:  SEC Institute’s live webcasts qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live webcasts.

South Carolina:  SEC Institute’s live webcasts qualify as “alternatively delivered” credit. Attorneys are limited to 6 credits of alternatively delivered programs per reporting period.

Tennessee:  SEC Institute’s live webcasts qualify as “distance learning” credit. Attorneys are limited to 8 credits of distance learning per reporting period.

Texas:  All SEC Institute products can fulfill Texas’ CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via SEC Institute products.

Utah:  SEC Institute’s live webcasts qualify as “self-study” credit. Attorneys are limited to 12 credits of self-study per reporting period.

Vermont:  SEC Institute’s live webcasts qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live webcasts.

Virgin Islands:  All SEC Institute products can fulfill the Virgin Islands’ CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via SEC Institute products.

Virginia:  SEC Institute’s live webcasts qualify as “live interactive” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live interactive programs.

Washington:  All SEC Institute products can fulfill Washington’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via SEC Institute products.

West Virginia:  SEC Institute’s live webcasts qualify as “online” credit. Attorneys are limited to 12 credits of online instruction per reporting period.

Wisconsin:  SEC Institute’s live webcasts qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live webcasts.

Wyoming:  SEC Institute’s live webcasts qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live webcasts.


CPD Jurisdictions

British Columbia (CPD-BC):  SEC Institute’s live webcasts qualify as “real-time” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via real-time programs.

Ontario (CPD-ON):  SEC Institute’s live webcasts qualify as “interactive” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via interactive programs.

Quebec (CPD-QC):  SEC Institute’s live webcasts can fulfill Quebec’s CPD requirements.

Hong Kong (CPD-HK):  SEC Institute’s live webcasts qualify as “distance learning” credit. Attorneys are limited to 15 points of distance learning programs per reporting period.

United Kingdom (CPD-UK):  SEC Institute’s live webcasts can fulfill the United Kingdom’s CPD requirements.

Australia (CPD-AUS):  SEC Institute’s live webcasts may fulfill Australia’s CPD requirements. Credit limits for live webcasts vary according to jurisdiction. Please refer to your jurisdiction’s CPD information page for specifics.

Alberta (CPD-ALBERTA):  All SEC Institute products can fulfill Alberta’s CPD requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via SEC Institute products.

Dubai (CLPD-DUBAI):  SEC Institute’s live webcasts may fulfill CLPD credit requirements.


Other Credit Types

CPE Credit (NASBA):  SEC Institute’s live webcasts qualify as the “Group-Internet-Based” (GIB) delivery method. Please check the Credit Information box on the right-hand side of this page to verify CPE credit availability.

IRS Continuing Education (IRS-CE):  SEC Institute’s live webcasts may fulfill IRS-CE requirements. To request IRS-CE credit, please notify PLI at plicredits@pli.edu of your request and include your Preparer Tax Identification Number (PTIN).

Certified Fraud Examiner CPE:  SEC Institute’s live webcasts may fulfill Certified Fraud Examiner CPE requirements. To request CPE credit or find out which programs offer CPE, please contact PLI at plicredits@pli.edu.

IAPP Continuing Privacy Credit (CPE):  SEC Institute’s live webcasts may fulfill Privacy CPE credit requirements.

HR Recertification (HRCI):  SEC Institute’s live webcasts may fulfill HR credit requirements.

SHRM Recertification (SHRM):  SEC Institute’s live webcasts qualify as "instructor-led" credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an SHRM professional can earn via instructor-led programs.

Compliance Certification Board (CCB):  SEC Institute’s live webcasts qualify as “live” training events. There is no limit to the number of credits a candidate or certification holder can earn via live webcasts.

Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (CAMS):  SEC Institute’s live webcasts may fulfill CAMS credit requirements.

New York State Social Worker Continuing Education (SW CPE):  SEC Institute’s live webcasts may fulfill SW CPE credit requirements.

American Bankers Association Professional Certification (ABA):  SEC Institute’s live webcasts may fulfill ABA credit requirements.

Certified Financial Planners (CFP):  SEC Institute’s live webcasts may fulfill CFP credit requirements.

 

Why You Should Attend

Make your CPE time count with a midyear update from current and former SEC staff and leading experts on GAAP, disclosure, and audit!  Attendees will learn about the standard-setting agendas of the FASB and PCAOB, as well as updates on rulemaking, interpretive guidance, frequent comments, and enforcement actions emanating from the SEC. Our expert faculty will provide practical approaches to new and complex accounting and disclosure requirements.

What You Will Learn

  • Updates on rulemaking and interpretive guidance in the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance, plus other hot topics in their comment process, including comments on the adoption of the leases and revenue recognition standards
  • Revision to the smaller reporting company rules and who can now qualify as a smaller reporting company
  • SEC’s final rule on disclosure simplification
  • The latest on cybersecurity, including internal accounting controls for cyber threats
  • Key accounting developments from the FASB: new accounting standards updates and projects in process
  • Post implementation issues from the FASB’s leases standard
  • Status of the credit losses standard implementation, including SAB 74 disclosures
  • PCAOB update, including critical audit matters and the likely effects on auditors and their clients
  • Key focus areas and hot topics throughout

Who Should Attend

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

Program Level: Overview

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

Prerequisites
We recommend first attending the SEC Reporting Skills Workshop or prior experience with the SEC reporting process and use of the Instructions to Forms, and Regulations S-K and S-X.  

Advanced Preparation: None


Cancellations

All cancellations received 3 business days prior to the program will be refunded 100%. If you do not cancel within the allotted time period, payment is due in full. You may substitute another individual to attend the program at any time.

Day One: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

8:00 Welcome and Program Overview
Speakers: Bob Laux, Gargi Ray

8:10 Current Developments in the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance

• Capital formation and updates on recent rulemaking and interpretive activity
• SEC’s final rule on disclosure simplification
• Cybersecurity, including internal accounting controls for cyber threats
• Revision to the smaller reporting company rules
• Staff focus areas, including:
o Implementation of the leases standard
o Revenue recognition implementation and disclosures
o Goodwill
o Segments – identification, disclosure, and ICFR
o SAB 74 disclosures
o Non-GAAP and metrics

Speaker: Jeffrey Jaramillo, Mark Shannon

(CPE Field of Study: Accounting)




9:45 Networking Break

10:00 Lease Accounting – Issues, Disclosure Insights and Details After Quarter One
• Implementation issues companies are facing and disclosure insights 
• Systems and controls considerations
• SEC observations and public remarks
• Early messages from SEC comment letters
 
Speakers: Carolyn Selig, PJ Theisen

(CPE Field of Study: Accounting)




11:10 Gearing Up for Inline XBRL Requirements

• What is Inline XBRL and why is it better than maintaining XBRL in a separate exhibit?
• How will the use of Inline XBRL affect the preparation of financial statements?
• What must companies do to comply and by when? 
• DERA staff analysis of the use of custom tags
• How is XBRL being used?

Speaker: Lou Rohman



12:00 Networking Lunch

1:00 Revisiting MD&A Disclosure – Current Focus Areas and Pitfalls

• The impact of adopting new accounting standards on MD&A
• Will the PCAOB’s new Auditor Reporting Standard impact MD&A?
• Current SEC Staff focus areas, with examples from recent comment letters
• Lessons from enforcement cases

Speaker: Cara Angelmar, Jackie Liu



2:00 Financial Instruments Accounting Update

• Credit losses
o Status of adoption/SAB 74 disclosures
o Transition Resource Group issues
o Impact on entities outside the financial services industry
• Hedge accounting adoption
o Adoption issues
o SEC observations and public remarks
o Early messages from SEC comment letters

Speakers: Louis Fanzini

(CPE Field of Study: Accounting)




3:15 Networking Break

3:30 SEC Enforcement Update – Avoiding Trouble

• Enforcement priorities 
• Recent financial cases and their impact
• Whistleblowers awards
• FCPA developments
• Managing the enforcement process

Speakers: Kit Addleman, Steven Buchholz

4:30 Adjourn

(CPE Field of Study: Accounting)
(CFE Field of Study: Fraud)


Day Two: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

8:00 FASB Hot Topics
• Recently completed ASUs, including:
o Collaborative Arrangements
o Implementation Costs Incurred in a Cloud Computing Arrangement 
o Changes to the Disclosure Requirements for Fair Value Measurement
o Improvements to Nonemployee Share-Based Payment Accounting
o Targeted Improvements to the Accounting for Long-Duration Contracts
• Technical Agenda, including: 
o Distinguishing Liabilities from Equity
o Identifiable Intangible Assets and Subsequent Accounting for Goodwill
o Segment Reporting
o Conceptual Framework
 
Speakers: Bedros Gaule, Sean Miller
 
(CPE Field of Study: Accounting)


9:30 Networking Break

9:45 Ethical Challenges for Registrants

• Professional ethics issues in SEC practice
• Examples where company employees were faced with challenging ethical decisions
• Using a conflict resolution process
• Whistleblower update
• SEC enforcement examples

Speaker: George M. Wilson

(CPE Field of Study: Regulatory Ethics)




11:00 PCAOB Update and Developments
• Changes to the auditors report, including critical accounting matters
• Overview of new standards dealing with estimates and specialists
• Update on other research and standard setting projects
• Inspections outlook
Speakers: Elizabeth Mooney, Mary Stone
 
(CPE Field of Study: Auditing)


12:15 Networking Lunch

1:15 Lessons Learned from SEC Comment Letters

• Trends in SEC comment letters
• Top comment areas by industry
• Review of actual comment and response letters and the ultimate resolution 

Speakers: Ronit Koren, Jessica McKeon, Olga Usvyatsky



2:30 Networking Break

2:45 Bringing It All Together: SEC Reporting Roundtable

• A roundtable discussion of important reporting issues, including:
o Where are companies most likely to have problems?
o Reporting fatigue
o Critical Audit Matters
o ICFR
o Audit committee interaction

Speakers: Lisa Blackwood-Kapral, Jean Compeau, Paul Munter

4:00 Adjourn

 
(CPE Field of Study: Accounting)
Speakers: Lisa Blackwood-Kapral, Jean Compeau, Paul Munter

Co-Chair(s)
Bob Laux ~ Associate Director, SEC Institute, a Division of PLI
Gargi Ray ~ Vice President Finance – Global Controller of Revenues , Infosys Limited
Speaker(s)
Kit Addleman ~ Haynes & Boone, LLP
Cara Angelmar ~ Director, Corporate Legal, Dropbox
Lisa Blackwood-Kapral ~ Chief Accounting Officer & Vice President , Shutterfly Inc
Steven Buchholz ~ Assistant Regional Director, Enforcement, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Jean Compeau ~ Chief Accounting Officer, Palo Alto Networks
Louis Fanzini ~ Vice President, Global Finance Controller, Vonage
Bedros Gaule ~ Senior Manager, Department of Professional Practice , KPMG LLP
Jeffrey Jaramillo ~ Partner – National SEC Services Practice, BDO USA LLP
Ronit Koren ~ Director of Partner Programs, Audit Analytics
Jackie Liu ~ Co-Chair, Global Corporate Department , Morrison & Foerster LLP
Jessica McKeon ~ Senior Research Analyst, Audit Analytics
Sean Miller ~ Senior Vice President—Technical Accounting & Compliance, Sony Pictures Entertainment
Elizabeth Mooney ~ Partner, Capital Strategy Research , The Capital Group Companies
Paul Munter ~ Senior Partner, Audit Quality and Professional Practice, KPMG LLP
Lou Rohman ~ Vice President, Structured Data Services, Toppan Merrill
Carolyn Selig ~ Audit Partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP
Mark Shannon ~ Partner, Crowe LLP
Mary Stone ~ External Inspection Leader, Managing Director , Deloitte & Touche LLP
PJ Theisen ~ Senior Manager, Deloitte & Touche LLP
Olga Usvyatsky ~ VP of Research, Audit Analytics
George M. Wilson, MBA, CPA ~ Director, SEC Institute, a Division of PLI
Program Attorney(s)
Robin D. Goldstein ~ Director & Sr. Program Attorney, PLI

Hyatt Regency San Francisco, 5 Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, CA 94111.  A block of rooms has been reserved for this program.  Please call the hotel directly at 415-788-1234 and reference Practising Law Institute and the name of the program.  You can also book online SEC MidYear Reporting & FASB Forum .  The cut off date for the preferred rate is May 24, 2019. 

 

General credit information about this format appears below. For credit information specific to this program, please choose your jurisdiction(s) in the Credit Information box on the right-hand side of this page.


U.S. MCLE States

Alabama:  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Alaska:  All SEC Institute products can fulfill Alaska’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via SEC Institute products.

Arizona:  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “interactive CLE” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via interactive CLE programs.

Arkansas:  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

California:  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “participatory” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via participatory programs.

Colorado:  All SEC Institute products can fulfill Colorado’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via SEC Institute products.

Connecticut: Effective January 1, 2017, all SEC Institute products can fulfill Connecticut’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via SEC Institute products.

Delaware:  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Florida:  All SEC Institute products can fulfill Florida’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via SEC Institute products.

Georgia:  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Hawaii:  All SEC Institute products can fulfill Hawaii’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via SEC Institute products.

Idaho:  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Illinois:  All SEC Institute products can fulfill Illinois' CLE requirements for experienced attorneys. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via SEC Institute products.

Indiana:  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Iowa:  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Kansas:  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live programs.

Kentucky:  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Louisiana:  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Maine:  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Minnesota:  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Mississippi:  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Missouri:  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Montana:  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Nebraska:  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Nevada:  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

New Hampshire:  All SEC Institute products can fulfill New Hampshire’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via SEC Institute products.

New Jersey:  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

New Mexico:  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

New York

Experienced Attorneys:  All SEC Institute products can fulfill New York’s CLE requirements for experienced attorneys. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via SEC Institute products.

Newly Admitted Attorneys:  SEC Institute’s transitional live seminars can be used to fulfill the requirements for newly admitted attorneys. All credit categories may be earned via transitional live seminars.

North Carolina:  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

North Dakota:  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Ohio:  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Oklahoma:  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Oregon:  All SEC Institute products can fulfill Oregon’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via SEC Institute products.

Pennsylvania: SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Puerto Rico:  All SEC Institute products can fulfill Puerto Rico’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via SEC Institute products.

Rhode Island:  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

South Carolina:  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Tennessee:  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Texas:  All SEC Institute products can fulfill Texas’ CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via SEC Institute products.

Utah:  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Vermont:  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Virgin Islands:  All SEC Institute products can fulfill the Virgin Islands’ CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via SEC Institute products.

Virginia:  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “live interactive” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live interactive programs.

Washington:  All SEC Institute products can fulfill Washington’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via SEC Institute products.

West Virginia:  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Wisconsin:  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Wyoming:  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.


CPD Jurisdictions

British Columbia (CPD-BC):  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “real-time” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via real-time programs.

Ontario (CPD-ON):  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “interactive” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via interactive programs.

Quebec (CPD-QC): SEC Institute’s live seminars can fulfill Quebec’s CPD requirements.

Hong Kong (CPD-HK):  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit. There is no limit to the number of points an attorney can earn via live seminars.

United Kingdom (CPD-UK):  SEC Institute’s live seminars can fulfill the United Kingdom’s CPD requirements.

Australia (CPD-AUS):  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “live” credit in all Australian jurisdictions. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via live seminars.

Alberta (CPD-ALBERTA):  All SEC Institute products can fulfill Alberta’s CPD requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via SEC Institute products.

Dubai (CLPD-DUBAI):  SEC Institute’s live seminars may fulfill CLPD credit requirements.


Other Credit Types

CPE Credit (NASBA): SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as the “Group-Live” delivery method. Please check the Credit Information box on the right-hand side of this page to verify CPE credit availability.

IRS Continuing Education (IRS-CE): SEC Institute’s live seminars may fulfill IRS-CE requirements. To request IRS-CE credit, please notify PLI at plicredits@pli.edu of your request and include your Preparer Tax Identification Number (PTIN).

Certified Fraud Examiner CPE:  SEC Institute’s live seminars may fulfill Certified Fraud Examiner CPE requirements. To request CPE credit or find out which programs offer CPE, please contact PLI at plicredits@pli.edu.

IAPP Continuing Privacy Credit (CPE):  SEC Institute’s live seminars may fulfill Privacy CPE credit requirements.

HR Recertification (HRCI):  SEC Institute’s live seminars may fulfill HR credit requirements.

SHRM Recertification (SHRM):  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as "instructor-led" credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an SHRM professional can earn via instructor-led programs.

Compliance Certification Board (CCB):  SEC Institute’s live seminars qualify as “live” training events. There is no limit to the number of credits a candidate or certification holder can earn via live seminars.

Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (CAMS):  SEC Institute’s live seminars may fulfill CAMS credit requirements.

New York State Social Worker Continuing Education (SW CPE):  SEC Institute’s live seminars may fulfill SW CPE credit requirements.

American Bankers Association Professional Certification (ABA):  SEC Institute’s live seminars may fulfill ABA credit requirements.

Certified Financial Planners (CFP):  SEC Institute’s live seminars may fulfill CFP credit requirements.

 

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