FMN Accounting  |  Format: Flash

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.

    Catalog Number: FMN1292-FM
    CPE Credits: 2 Registry / 2 QAS
    Author: FMN Online
    Advanced Preparation:
    Work experience in financial reporting or accounting, or an introductory course in accounting.
    Course Level: Overview
    Field of Study: Accounting
    Content Partner: FMN Online
    QAS: QAS Certified based on 50 minute hours.
    Course Type: Self-Study
    Minimum Passing Grade: 70%
      You are allowed 2 attempts to pass the final exam in a 30 day period. You will be locked out of the final for 30 days after any second failure.
    Soft/Hardware Reqs.:  Adobe Acrobat® Reader for the .pdf files
     Adobe® Flash® Player 9 or higher
     56k or Greater Internet Connection
     Modern DHTML Compatible Browser
     Ram: 256 MB minimum
     Sound card with speakers/headphones
     Windows or Mac OS
    Release/Expiration Dates: Mar 08, 2019 / Oct 14, 2020