The post-recession economic landscape and the emergence of new business and financial centers around the globe continue to confront the accounting profession with new challenges:
This year’s presentation of ALI CLE’s popular Accountants’ Liability program will explore all of these, and other, critical areas and will feature a keynote address from Barry C. Melancon, President and Chief Executive Officer of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
This annual course of study taught by esteemed practitioners, General Counsel of an array of accounting firms, as well as officials from the SEC and PCAOB, offers a wide range of perspectives on the changing laws, principles, and attitudes that shape the field of accountants’ liability. Register today so that you can stay up to date in your practice and enjoy ample opportunities to network with fellow practitioners and preeminent faculty.
Can’t attend in Washington, D.C.? Register for the Live Video Webcast (Full Course) or Any Segment.
— Current Developments and Course Overview
— Keynote Address
— The SEC’s Whistleblower Program: Implications for Accounting Firms
— Independence Issues
—Auditing and Accounting Issues and Substantive Defense Strategies in SEC and PCAOB Proceedings
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— Litigating an Accountants' Liability Case: Plaintiffs' Panel
— Litigating an Accountants' Liability Case: Defense Panel
— The Future of Securities Class Actions Against Accounting Firms in the Wake of Halliburton and other Supreme Court Decisions
— Damages and Causation
— Maximizing the Value of Testifying and Consulting Experts
— In-House Counsel Speak
— SEC and the Profession
— Developments on the Horizon
— The PCAOB’s Perspective
— Accounting Risks and Exposures in the International Arena
— Data Security in the Accounting Industry: Identifying and Minimizing Risks
— Non-Public Company Accounting Litigation
— Privilege, Internal Investigations, and Employee Discipline: The Ethical Trifecta