Developing SEC Reporting and Filing Competencies Course

16 CPE Credits

This two-day course provides the practicing professional with the expertise and knowledge needed to excel as a preparer or reviewer of SEC filings. Participants will learn the rules of the road, explore the filing requirements and required forms (e.g., 10-K, 10-Q, 8-K, etc.), discover disclosure best practices, and gain insight from experienced SEC reporting professionals.

What You Will Learn:
  • SEC Required Forms: 10-K, 10-Q, and 8-K and the proxy statement
  • Applicable rules and regulations
  • Disclosure guidelines including MD&A best practices
  • SEC hot topics: non-GAAP reporting, revenue recognition, the statement of cash flows, segments, and contingencies
Who Should Attend:
Practicing professional directly or indirectly responsible for SEC reporting within an organization. If you are an audit committee member, CFO, controller, assistant controller, SEC reporting manager or other professionals wanting to learn more about SEC reporting, this two-day course is intended to give you the foundation you'll need to succeed in your current role.

The course provided real-world examples and practical application of hard to understand legal SEC/jargon.

I feel much more prepared to participate in the filing process when we go public. Puts me on the road to being a subject matter expert.

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 Instructional method: Group-Live
 Recommended CPE Credits: 16 credits, field of Accounting
 Experience Level: Basic
 Prerequisites/advance preparation: None

 For FEI CPE credits, one credit hour equals 50 minutes according to NASBA guidelines.  Some state boards may differ on how many minutes constitute a credit hour.  Contact your state board for more information.  Questions or comments?  Contact FEI via email or phone, 973.765.1029.