SEC Professionals Group- Quarterly Meeting

Silicon Valley Chapter

Quarterly Meeting
Tuesday, September 30, 2014


SanDisk Corp.,
951 SanDisk Drive,
Building 2
Milpitas, CA

(Parking will be in front of Building 2. Enter parking lot off of Technology Drive.)

The national broadcast will begin at 9:15 Pacific.
The program will last 75 minutes, providing members an opportunity for
1.5 CPE credits.

The agenda for this meeting is as follows: (Pacific Times)

  • 8:30-9:00 AM: Registration
  • 9:00-9:15 AM: Welcome & Introductions
  • 9:15-10:30 AM: National Broadcast Topics:
    • Dealing with Fair Value in a Transactional Context
      New Global Revenue Recognition Standard
  • 10:30-11:30 AM: Networking & Brunch

    I. Panel Discussion on Dealing with Fair Value in a Transactional Context:
    Andrew S. Fargason – Managing Director, Stout Risius & Ross
    Jeff Brown – Vice President, Manager of SEC Reporting, State Street Corporation
    Jenn Hildebrand – Vice President, SEC Reporting, State Street Corporation
    Bob Herz – Former Chairman, FASB
    Sean Quinn – Vice President, Global Controller, VistaPrint
    II. Panel Discussion on New Global Revenue Recognition Standard:  What questions should we be asking?
    Bob Herz - Former Chairman, FASBPanelists: 
    Kenny Bement – Director, Financial Reporting and orporate Accounting, Raytheon Co.
    Larry Flynn – Senior Director, Assistant Controller, Dunkin Brands Group, Inc.
    Kristi Brown - Director of External Reporting, Green Mountain Coffee RoastersThe National Broadcast will be at 9:15 PT, 11:15 CT, 12:15 ET 
    1.5 CPE Credits available for those who participate in the national broadcast
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    Silicon Valley Accountants is a proud sponsor of the SEC Professionals Group and as such encourages external reporting professionals in public or pre-IPO companies to join the SEC Professionals Group.

    What is the SEC Professionals Group?

    The SEC Professionals Group is a community of professionals who actively prepare and file financial reports with the SEC. The purpose of the group is to foster communication among members on matters of professional interest. The group meets quarterly to discuss complex reporting issues including XBRL, IFRS preparation and implementing new accounting rules.

    The group is exclusively for external reporting professionals.
    This is an invitation-only, members-only group.

    The SEC Professionals Group has over 2500 individual members from approximately 1500 companies across the country. There is no charge to join the group or to attend meetings. Members have access to a confidential membership list to facilitate one to one communication on accounting and disclosure issues. Many members participate in our meetings remotely by web or telephone. The founding members of the group created a policy that only in-house SEC reporting professionals are invited to be members, auditors, consultants, and vendors are not included as members.

    We are actively growing local chapters in the Cleveland and Detroit areas and welcome your participation!

    The easiest way to join the SEC Professionals Group is to log into the website and click on “Apply for Membership”.
    Once your application is approved, you will have access to the website.

    Collaboration, shared learning, best practices and building professional communities are all critical in this ever-changing environment of SEC reporting. The SEC Professionals Group is the preeminent group in the country exclusively providing these resources for external reporting professionals.


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