Life Science Accounting Update 2018 (San Jose, United States - September 19-20, 2018)

  • ID: 4473273
  • Conference
  • Location: San Jose, United States
  • 2 Days
  • Accounting Conferences and Seminars LLC
  • Conference Dates: September 19-20, 2018
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From technical accounting and revenue recognition new rules to cybersecurity and fraud, this conference will address the latest developments in key areas. You’ll hear from experts at the Big Four and regional firms.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the latest accounting changes in key areas
  • Recognize the timelines and key factors affecting the life science industry
  • Begin to assess the effects of these standards on your company or clients.

*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 - 10:15 - Accounting for Transactions
Overview and Trends in the Environment
Business vs Asset
Applying VIE Model
Accounting for Collaborations, Joint Ventures and R&D Funding Arrangements

10:15 - 10:30 - Break

10:30 - 12:00 - Technical Accounting Update
Update on latest relevant developments, amendments and EITFs
What Is the SEC staff looking for?
Meaningful MD&A
FASB Update
Non-GAAP
R&D Accounting
Revenue and Return Reserves
Hedge Accounting
Gross to Net

12:00 - 1:00 - Lunch

1:00 - 2:20 - Leveraging Technology for Digital Transformation
Where you land on the benchmark
Attributes of successful digital business
Reaction to digital disruption
IT, Workforce and Security Transformation

2:20 - 2:35 - Break

2:35 - 3:40 - Tax Issues for Life Science Companies
Recent Regulatory and Legislative Changes
VAT
R&D Tax Credits
Global Incentives
Common Pitfalls

3:40 - 3:45 - Break

3:45 - 5:00 - Valuation for Financial Reporting
Fair value accounting
Industry standards for valuation models
Valuing R&D Projects
Valuation and impairment of intangible assets

Agenda: DAY 2

8:45 - 10:15 - Revenue Recognition Accounting ASC 606
Impact on life science companies
Summary of new standard
Implementation considerations
Key Areas of Impact

10:15 - 10:20 - Break

10:20 - 11:20 - Cybersecurity
Phishing, Malware, Physical, Through Business Partners and Via New Technologies - Methods of Attack
Who and why they are targeting your organization
Trends in the industry

11:20 - 12:30 - Accounting for Leases
Main provisions of new standard vs. current guidance
Identify financial statement presentation and disclosures required by the new rules
Operational impact

12:30 - 1:30 - Lunch

1:30 - 2:35 - Legal Update
Latest Hot Buttons
Creative Financing Trends

2:35 - 2:45 - Break

2:45 - 3:50 - Commercial Launch Considerations
Gross Revenue
Net Revenue (Gross to Net)
Balance sheet and income statement presentation
Inventory/COGS
Other: Tax, Compliance Reporting, Aggregate Spend, HIPAA, ERP

3:50 - 4:45 - IPOs
Recent Trends
Accounting Considerations
What's on tap

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Nathan Mitchell - Deloitte & Touche, Senior Manager in National Professional Practice
John McKenna - Cooley, Partner
Lauren Langford White - Deloitte & Touche, Audit and Assurance Senior Manager
Dan Coleman - Ernst & Young, Partner
Phil Howard - Ernst & Young, Partner
Michael VanderKlugt - Deloitte & Touche, Audit Partner
Brad Schulte - Deloitte & Touche, Senior Manager
Poonam Bhagchandani - PwC, Director
Vibhor Chandra - Ernst & Young, Senior Manager
Lauren McKay - Deloitte & Touche, Senior Consultant
James Bell - KPMG, Managing Director
Shahid Khan - KPMG, Manager
Kevin Dueck - Deloitte & Touche, Partner
Doug Halley - Deloitte & Touche, Partner
Zachary Weisbly - PwC, Senior Manager
Ousmane Caba - PwC, Senior Consultant
Jon Medina - Protiviti, Senior Manager in Security and Privacy

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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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ADDRESS

Dolce Hayes Mansion
200 Edenvale Avenue
San Jose
CA 95136
United States

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