FMN Accounting

FMN - 2019/March, Seg.1 - The SEC's Direction: Priorities and Current Issues

Course Overview
Financial information has always been vital to executive decision making, as well as to investor confidence, in the business world. As a result, the reliability of information is subject to regulatory scrutiny and review. Our cameras were on-hand at the Current Financial Reporting Issues Conference, sponsored by FEI, where the opening keynote address featured the comments of U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission chairman Jay Clayton and chief accountant Wesley Bricker.

Learning Objectives:

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

  • Recognize what the bedrock of our capital markets is;
  • Identify the three parts of the SEC’s strategic plan;
  • Recognize the role of corporate culture in the financial reporting process; and
  • Identify the key elements of the SEC’s focus on cost/benefit analysis.

Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation:

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

Speaker / Author:

FMN Online
SmartPros Ltd. is a leader in online and offline continuing education for
accounting, finance and engineering professionals. With over 2,000 hours of content, SmartPros has been providing mandatory continuing education products since 1981. SmartPros provides services and content to its professional and corporate clients, in a variety of media including Web, CD-ROM, and video. In the accounting market, SmartPros also has a predominant news and information portal which receives 200,000+ visits per month and provides services to over 100,000 subscribers. SmartPros' customers include 50% of the Fortune 500, as well as the major firms and associations in each of its professional markets.


Price (USD)

Standard: $69.90


Course Code : FMN1292-FM

Release Date : 03/08/2019
Expire Date : 10/14/2020
Credits :
CPE 2.00
QAS 2.00

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

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