Speakers at AICPA International Business Conference to Discuss Global Business

June 07, 2012 /

PCAOB International Inspections

IASB and FASB Standards and Projects

U.S. and International Tax Developments

Global Financial Reporting Matters

WHEN:
Monday, June 11 – Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Pre-Conference Session Sunday, June 10

WHERE:
Mandarin Oriental, 1330 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C.

WHO:
Daryl E. Buck
, Board Member, Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), Norwalk, Conn.

Ken Hyatt, Deputy Assistant Secretary, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, DC

Julie A. Erhardt, Deputy Chief Accountant, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Washington, D.C.

Wayne S. Upton, Director, International Activities, International Accounting Standards Board, London, England, U.K.

Luke Cadigan, Assistant Director, Foreign Corrupt Practices Unit Division of Enforcement, SEC, Boston, Mass.

Bruce Wilson, Director of International Affairs, Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, Washington, D.C.

AICPA International Business Conference Agenda

Monday, June 11

 

8:00 am – 8:10 am       Welcome & Introductions

Kathryn Byrne, Partner, WeiserMazars LLP, New York, NY

 

8:10 am – 9:30 am       Keynote Session: IASB & FASB Update

Daryl E. Buck, CPA, FASB Member, Financial Accounting Standards Board, Norwalk, CT

Wayne S. Upton, Director, International Activities, International Accounting Standards Board, London, England, UK

 

9:50 am – 11:20 am     Concurrent Sessions

Withholding Tax Regime of the HIRE Act

J. Peter Stratos, CPA, MST, President, Stratos & Associates, PLLC, Fairfax, VA

International Financial Reporting Matters

Julie A. Erhardt, Deputy Chief Accountant, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Washington, DC

Doing Business in the EU

Martin Prakken, CEO, BluePrint Automation Inc., Chester, VA

Frenk van Vliet, LLM, PKF Wallast, Woerden, The Netherlands

 

11:30 am – 1:00 pm     Concurrent Sessions

VAT – Managing VAT

Mark Kral, CPA, Partner, McGladrey & Pullen, LLP, Charlotte, NC

Duncan Stocks, Regional Head of VAT (Southern Region), RSM Tenon,

Reading, England, UK

Using IFRS in Practice: How Your Mindset Differs From U.S. GAAP

Sean Lager, CPA, Partner, Frazier & Deeter, LLC, Atlanta, GA

Steven E. Shamrock, CPA, CMA, Group Controller, LanzaTech, Ltd., Naperville, IL

Anti-Corruption Law Developments

Luke Cadigan, Assistant Director, Foreign Corrupt Practices Unit Division of Enforcement, Boston, MA

Joseph E. Decilveo Jr., CPA, Partner, McGladrey, New York, NY

Andrea Deegan, ACCA, ACFS, Senior Manager/Fraud Solutions, RSM Tenon, London, England, UK

 

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm       Lunch (No Speaker)

 

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm       Concurrent Sessions

Transfer Pricing for Lending and Leasing Transactions

William Spiller, Jr., Managing Director, Transfer Pricing, Grant Thornton LLP Houston, TX

Getting Your Arms Around U.S. International Tax Compliance

N. Blake Vickers, CPA, MST, ADIT, Tax Manager – International, KBR, Inc., Houston, TX

David B. Joranko, National Director, International Tax Compliance & Quantitative Consulting Services, Ernst & Young LLP, Cleveland, OH

Facilitating Access to International Markets

Lindsay P. Denault, J.D., Associate, Crowell & Moring, LLP, Washington, DC

Brad A. Hardy, CPA, CA, MBA, Senior Vice President, Wells Fargo Bank NA, New York, NY

Ken Hyatt, Deputy Assistant Secretary, International Trade Administration,

U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, DC

Frank Le Bihan, Principal, International Services Office, McGladrey, Chicago, IL

 

4:00 pm – 5:30 pm       Concurrent Sessions

European Tax System

Anthony F. Lacoudre, Attorney at Law, Director – French Tax Desk, WeiserMazars, LLP, New York, NY

Service Organization Controls Reports (Formerly SAS 70)

Sabrina Serafin, Partner, CISA, Frazier & Deeter, LLC, Atlanta, GA

The Sovereign Debt Crisis – Impact on Emerging Markets

Matthew A. Lasov, Associate Vice President, Head of EMEA Research, Frontier Strategy Group, London, England, UK

 

Tuesday , June 12

 

7:00 am – 7:50 am       Early Riser Session

Treasury & Cash Management Best Practices for Companies Expanding Outside the U.S.

Amanda Schreiner, CTP, CertICM, Vice President and International Treasury Specialist, JPMorgan Chase, New York, NY

 

8:00 am – 9:15 am       Controller Panel

Loretta Cangialosi, Senior Vice President, Controller, Pfizer, Inc., Florham Park, NJ

Colleen Cunningham, CPA, Global Managing Director, Resources Global Professionals, Parsippany, NJ

Arnold C. Hanish, CPA, Vice President & Chief Accounting Officer, Eli Lilly and Company, Indianapolis, IN

Marsha L. Hunt, CPA, Vice President – Corporate Controller & Principal Accounting Officer, Cummins Inc., Columbus, IN

 

9:15 am – 10:05 am     Keynote Presentation

Kiss, Bow or Shake Hands: A Comparison of Cultures

Terri C. Morrison, BS, MA, Co-Author, Kiss, Bow or Shake Hands: The Bestselling Guides on How to Do Business in More than 60 Countries, Newtown Square, PA

 

10:35 am – 12:05 pm   Concurrent Sessions

Cross-Border Restructuring Transactions: What You Need to Know

Joseph M. Calianno, CPA, J.D., LL.M Tax, Partner, Grant Thornton LLP, Washington, DC

J. Michael Cornett, CPA, J.D., Principal, KPMG LLP, Washington, DC

PCAOB International Inspections

Bruce Wilson, Director of International Affairs, PCAOB, Washington, DC

Doing Business in India

Mario de Castro, Director, International Tax Services, McGladrey LLP, Vienna, VA

Randie Katz, Senior Tax Specialist, Subway, Milford, CT

Tim Kelly, Cree, Inc., Durham, NC

Vikas A. Sekhri, CPA, MST, Lead Tax Director, McGladrey, New York, NY

 

12:05 pm – 1:05 pm     Lunch (No Speaker)

 

1:05 pm – 2:35 pm       Concurrent Sessions

New U.S. International Tax Developments

Joseph M. Calianno, CPA, J.D., LLM, Tax, Partner, Grant Thornton LLP, Washington, DC

N. Blake Vickers, CPA, MST, ADIT, Tax Manager – International, KBR, Inc., Houston, TX

International Standards on Auditing and the U.S. Auditor

Victoria L. Pitkin, CPA, Sr. Manager, WeiserMazars LLP, New York, NY

Controller Panel for Small and Mid-Sized Businesses

Steven M. Eigen, CPA, Chief Financial & Administrative Officer, Central National – Gottesman Inc., Purchase, NY

Sean Lager, CPA, Partner, Frazier & Deeter, LLC, Atlanta, GA

Chris A. Rogers, CPA, Chief Financial Officer, Infragistics, Inc., Cranbury, NJ

Steve Russell, Revenumed, Atlanta, GA

 

2:55 pm – 4:25 pm       Concurrent Sessions

Executive Relocations: Corporate Planning & Related Tax Strategies

Brian D. Rowbotham, CPA, MBA, Managing Partner, Rowbotham & Company, LLP, San Francisco, CA

IFRS: Remaining Differences Between IFRS and U.S. GAAP

Kathryn Byrne, CPA, Partner, WeiserMazars, New York, NY

Integrated Reporting & Global Sustainability: Bridging the Information Gap of the “Triple Bottom Line”

Stephen T. Starbuck, CPA, Partner and Americas Leader of Climate Change & Sustainability Services, Ernst & Young, LLP, Charlotte, NC

 

Pre-Conference Session Sunday, June 10

 

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm       Pre-Conference Workshop

Growing Globally Through International M&A – Valuation, Due Diligence and Tax Concerns

Devon Bodoh, Principal, KPMG LLP, Washington, DC

Geoffrey Dennis, Partner, KPMG, LLP, Philadelphia, PA

Allen Westergard, Partner, KPMG LLP, Washington, DC

 

 

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