We are eager to share our technical expertise and discuss operational considerations on important topics such as revenue recognition and lease accounting, and provide our perspective on current market drivers of M&A activity.
McLean, Virginia (PRWEB) December 10, 2013
MorganFranklin Consulting, a leading business consulting and technology solutions company based in McLean, Va., and London, announced that two of the firm’s experts will participate in a 2013 Year-End Accounting and Tax Update on Dec. 11, co-sponsored by MorganFranklin Consulting, BDO US, LLP, and Hogan Lovells. Senior Technical Director Dee Mirando-Gould and Director Ricky White will join fellow accounting and tax professionals from across the Washington, D.C., metro area to discuss hot topics in the areas of accounting and financial reporting, as well as ways to maximize tax savings. The event is being held at the Tysons Corner Marriott from 7:30am to 6:00pm.
The seminar will highlight timely year-end updates and provide key takeaways on hot topics relevant to both public and private companies. Topics include updates on Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) accounting; international, federal, and state tax; compensation and benefits; and mergers and acquisitions (M&A). Special guest speakers include Len Forkas, founder of Milestone Communications and Hopecam, Inc., and Dennis Greene, President of Business Operations for the Washington Redskins.
“MorganFranklin Consulting is honored to partner with BDO and Hogan Lovells for the 2013 Year-End Accounting and Tax Update. We are eager to share our technical expertise and discuss operational considerations on important topics such as revenue recognition and lease accounting, and provide our perspective on current market drivers of M&A activity,” said Chris Mann, Managing Director at MorganFranklin Consulting.
In the first of her two sessions, Mirando-Gould will be joined by BDO Assurance Partner Jim Hayden to deliver the “Accounting Update.” The duo will cover the status of FASB convergence projects, including revenue recognition, leases, financial instruments, and insurance contracts. Mirando-Gould will also present the “SEC Update” with BDO Assurance Partner Mike Hottel. Attendees will learn about Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) standard-setting activities, recent rulemaking of the SEC, and frequent areas of SEC comments, including those pertaining to initial public offerings (IPOs).
Joining a panel of elite M&A subject matter experts, White will discuss “What to Know About Mergers and Acquisitions.” The panel will discuss M&A activity over the past year, expectations for 2014, and the challenges companies are facing when closing M&A deals.
For more information or to register for the 2013 Year-End Accounting and Tax Update, visit http://www.bdo.com/events/2902.
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About MorganFranklin Consulting
MorganFranklin Consulting is an international services firm that delivers business consulting and technology solutions to public companies, fast-growing private companies, and government clients. Since 1998, MorganFranklin professionals have provided business operations, financial advisory, and IT consulting expertise and assistance across a wide range of industries. The firm’s solutions focus on helping clients develop and implement strategies and plans to manage growth, achieve compliance, and transform business operations. MorganFranklin has offices in Washington, D.C., and London, and has supported clients in North and South America, Europe, and Asia.
MorganFranklin was named to Consulting magazine’s 2012 “Best Firms to Work For” list and made the 2013 Inc. 500|5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in America. Third-party customer satisfaction surveys highlight the company’s reputation for being hands-on, flexible, and skilled at bringing diverse groups together to complete projects on time and within budget. To learn more about the company visit http://www.morganfranklin.com.
MorganFranklin Consulting is the brand name referring to the global organization of MorganFranklin Corporation and MorganFranklin Limited, a UK subsidiary serving as the EMEA headquarters of MorganFranklin Corporation.