SOX and Internal Controls Update 2018 (Burlingame, CA, United States - June 19-20, 2018)

  • ID: 4435215
  • Conference
  • Location: Burlingame, CA, United States
  • 2 Days
  • Accounting Conferences and Seminars LLC
  • Conference Dates: June 19-20, 2018
until May 05th 2018
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SOX and Internal Control best practices continue to evolve. Led by national accounting firm technical experts and complemented by industry panelists, the program includes a combination of lectures and interactive discussions for a deeper understanding of the topics.


  • Understand the latest regulatory/best practice changes in key areas
  • What to expect under the new administration
  • Begin to assess the effects of the latest accounting standards on your SOX compliance.

*Please note, events may be cancelled due to commercial or organisational reasons. In this case Research and Markets will refund all registration fees which have already been paid. Research and Markets will not refund any charges arising from the participant having to cancel or re-book transportation or accommodation which he or she has arranged.

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Agenda: DAY 1

8:00 8:45 Continental Breakfast and Registration

8:45 10:20 Past Issues and Emerging Trends

  • Current state of Sarbanes-Oxley
  • Process vs. Control
  • SOX Areas of focus/themes/trends
  • IPE
  • Deficiency analysis
  • Use and review of SOC reports for SOX
  • Cyber risk and internal controls
  • SOX survey results

10:20 10:30 Break

10:30 12:00 SOX and the New Revenue Recognition Standard

  • Overview of the new standard and most recent developments
  • Data, system and process implications
  • Implementation: what you should be doing now

12:00 1:00 Lunch

1:00 2:15 The Future of SOX

  • 3 Lines of Defense
  • The Regulatory Environment
  • SOX compliance challenge of today
  • How leading companies are responding

2:15 2:30 Break

2:30 3:50 Who's Auditing Controls Correctly: New Trends & Regulatory Updates

  • PCAOB Inspections Overview
  • Deficiencies
  • Key Takeaways
  • Understanding the costs and benefits of SOX compliance

3:50 4:00 Break

4:00 5:15 Cybersecurity

  • What is it continues to be a white hot topic?
  • What are the key threats
  • How does it affect your risk assessment
  • Practical examples

Agenda: DAY 2

8:45 9:55 What to Expect Under the New Administration

  • Changes at the SEC
  • Financial Reporting Cases
  • Internal Controls Cases

9:55 10:50 Forum Discussion led by Charles Silvey

10:50 12:15 Top 5 SOX Trends: Controls for Implementing ASC 606 and How to Test

  • Panel discussion led by Kim Le of A2Q2

12:15 1:15 Lunch

1:15 2:30 Internal Controls Best Practices & FCPA Discussion

2:30 2:45 Break

2:45 4:15 PwC Presentation on Internal Controls

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Tim Wilson Deloitte Senior Manager
Amit Dewan Aviva Spectrum - SME - Internal Audit, SOX & ITGC
Nicolas Morgan Paul Hastings - Partner
Gretchen Ruck AlixPartners - Director in Cyber Risk & Security Advisory
Jason Emmons PwC - Director
Kim Le A2Q2 - CEO
Sami Salam KPMG - Director
Purnima Renjen Deloitte - Senior Manager
Mark Strassler Deloitte - Managing Director
Aleks Zabreyko Connor Group - Partner

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  • CFOs (and their staff)
  • Controllers
  • VPs of Finance
  • Financial Managers
  • Internal Auditors
  • Tax Accountants
  • Treasury Staff
  • Accountants in Industry
  • Internal Control/SOX personnel
  • Consultants
  • Public Accountants
  • Educators
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Hilton San Francisco Airport Bayfront
600 Airport Blvd
Burlingame, CA
United States

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