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Blockchain, Cyber Security, Accounting Standards: KPMG's 28th Annual Accounting & Financial Reporting Symposium

28th Annual Accounting & Financial Reporting Symposium

Blockchain, Cyber Security, Accounting Standards: KPMG's 28th Annual Accounting & Financial Reporting Symposium


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Audit, tax and advisory firm KPMG LLP has announced plans for its 28th Annual Accounting and Financial Reporting Symposium to help corporate financial executives understand the financial reporting and management issues impacting them in the next year. KPMG’s popular CPE-eligible program focusing on need-to-know emerging financial reporting issues will occur Nov. 29 – Nov. 30 at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas.

“Blockchain and cyber security have become central themes of concern for today’s accounting professionals,” said John Ebner, KPMG’s National Managing Partner – Audit. “This year’s Symposium will provide attendees with the opportunity to learn about blockchain and its implications on accounting and financial reporting in the future. In addition, a breakout session will be offered to address cyber security concerns specific to accounting and finance departments.”

Breakout sessions will include a focus on the adoption of the new revenue recognition, new lease accounting, and financial instruments standards. Other topics such as, data and analytics, international financial reporting standards, business combinations issues, and internal controls will also be featured.

The Symposium includes leading KPMG professionals and executives to offer insights on critical issues and developments, including recent guidance from the FASB and SEC, global accounting issues and concerns around year-end reporting activities.

“In a concentrated two-day event, our Symposium provides financial executives from across the country with relevant information on technical, regulatory and compliance topics, along with discussions of prominent, leading practices in financial leadership,” said Tricia Maslov, Managing Director, KPMG Executive Education, which organizes and delivers the Symposium. “Participants will walk away with in-depth knowledge on new accounting standards and leadership insights that they can apply in their financial reporting roles.”

Visit KPMG Executive Education’s Symposium website to learn more about the content and to register to attend.

WHAT:      KPMG LLP’s 28th Annual Accounting and Financial
                 Reporting Symposium
WHEN:     Nov. 29 – Nov. 30, 2018
WHERE:   Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas
REGISTER: Visit KPMG’s Symposium website to learn more and to

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