FMN Accounting

FMN - 2020/January, Seg.2 - The SEC: Office of the Chief Accountant Update

Course Overview
Our FMN crew was on hand at the recent Financial Executives International’s Current Financial Reporting Issues conference where they recorded the keynote presentation by Sagar Teotia, Chief Accountant, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Mr. Teotia shared his thoughts on the role of the Office of the Chief Accountant and some of the trends and priorities the SEC is working on. Topics covered also included the SEC’s working relationship with the FASB and the PCAOB, international matters, a high level review of the recent accounting standards releases, the rulemaking process, and the use of non-GAAP measures.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successful completion of this segment, you should be able to:

  • Recognize how the Office of the Chief Accountant is organized;
  • Identify the things that the PCAOB does to enhance audit quality;
  • Identify the issues that SEC and FASB are working on; and
  • Recognize the implications of the use of non-GAAP measures.

Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation:

Work experience in financial reporting or accounting, or an introductory course in accounting.

Speaker / Author:

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Price (USD)

Standard: $69.90


Course Code : FMN1333-FM

Release Date : 01/10/2020
Expire Date : 08/14/2021
Credits :
CPE 2.00
QAS 2.00

Length : 1hr 40min
Course Level : Update
Course Type : Self-Study
Passing Grade : 70%
Format Type : eLearning
Mobile Compatible
Field Of Study : Accounting

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