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Meet Your Next Migraine: Five Critical Issues That Will Confront A&A Public Accountants in 2017 (CIA4) (SUCIA403)

 
Date:Friday, December 15, 2017
Time:1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
(Registration at 12:30PM)
Facility:Webcast or Webinar, Online
CPE Credit:4.0 Accounting and Auditing
Instructor: Jennifer F. Louis
Vendor:Surgent McCoy
Course Level:Intermediate
Early Bird Price:$139.00 FICPA Members, $199.00 Non-Members

Description:
Standards overload. Confidential data under siege. Uncertain market outlook. Regulatory confusion. Yes, it can all be enough to make you want to take two aspirin and a nap, but understanding the forces affecting your A&A public practice is critical to success in today's complex and rapidly changing market. In this session we will tackle pressing issues at a `need to know' level and then discuss the practical implications. You will come away armed with the `big picture.' Preparedness is half the battle, so do not miss this critical briefing.

Objectives:
  • Be able to identify the major standards and regulation-related changes that will confront A&A public accountants in their practice this year
  • Understand current and emerging challenges and risks as identified in the leading industry surveys


Major Topics:
  • Accounting standards update: High-level rundown of major standards changes effective this year with a focus on practical implications
  • Cybersecurity and ID theft update: What all CPAs should know about the current threats and scams to keep their personal, firm, and client data secure
  • Roundup of other current and emerging challenges and threats as identified in the leading industry surveys, with implications and discussion of responsive strategies (such as Millennials in the workforce, useful performance metrics for CPA firms, value-based pricing, and avoiding professional liability risk on attest and nonattest engagements)


Who Should Attend:
Practicing CPAs with a need to stay on top of the issues and trends that will affect their practice this year

Prerequisite:
Sufficient experience in A&A practice to have gained a baseline understanding of key terminology and core issues

Advanced Preparation:
None

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Registration Status: CLOSED - Online registration for this course is now closed. Please contact the Member Service Center at (800) 342-3197 if you wish to inquire about registering.