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Two Day Online Conference: SOX and Internal Controls Update 20 - July 14th-15th, 2021 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

January 12, 2021 GMT

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 12, 2021--

The “SOX and Internal Controls Update 20” conference has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

SOX and Internal Control best practices continue to evolve. Led by national accounting firm technical experts and complemented by industry panelists, the program includes a combination of lectures and interactive discussions for a deeper understanding of the topics.

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Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the latest regulatory/best practice changes in key areas
  • What to expect under the new administration
  • Begin to assess the effects of the latest accounting standards on your SOX compliance

This event will run 8:45-4:40pm (EDT) each day.

Agenda:

Agenda: DAY 1

8:45 - 10:30

  • ICFR Lessons Learned and Best Practices
  • Common challenged in the SOX program life cycle including risk assessment and control selection and design
  • Controls related to significant unusual transactions
  • Information Used in Controls (IUC) and the use of technology to modernize the SOX program

10:30 - 10:45

  • Break

10:45 - 12:00

  • Cybersecurity Update
  • Global Cyberattack Trends
  • COVID-Related Malware and Phishing Sites
  • IT & Security Team - Remote Workforce Issues
  • Teleworking Security Risk Considerations

12:00 - 12:45

  • Lunch Break

12:45 - 2:15

  • Industry Panel Discussion (IPE, Data Security, New Accounting Rules), Impact of COVID...

2:15 - 2:25

  • Break

2:25 - 3:25

  • SOX Optimization in a Pandemic
  • Remediate
  • Reference the SEC Guidance to Optimize the Evidence Generated to Support Management’s 404 (A) Assertion
  • Consolidate the Number of People Operating Control Activities
  • Confirm Walkthroughs and Automated Controls for Static Control Environment

3:25 - 3:30

  • Break

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3:30 - 4:50

  • Internal Audit’s Role in Sustainability
  • Overview of Sustainability/ESG
  • Recent Market Trends
  • Example - Sustainability Activities
  • Internal Audit’s Role

Agenda: DAY 2

8:45 - 10:15

  • Fraud Risks and Controls in the Age of COVID-19
  • Professional skepticism a key defense
  • Auditing vs fraud examination
  • Recent COVID-19 related trends and alerts
  • Post-Covid response
  • Results from the KPMG Integrity Survey

10:15 - 10:25

  • Break

10:25 - 11:30

  • Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Update
  • Understand and control RPA risks
  • Getting it right from the start rather than patching later
  • Practical examples and cases

11:30 - 11:35

  • Break

11:35 - 12:45

  • Data Privacy
  • Overview
  • Controls and Control Testing
  • Collecting Personal Information During an Audit
  • Other Issues Triggered During an Audit
  • Data Erasure Requests

12:45 - 1:30

  • Lunch

1:30 - 2:45

  • SEC Update
  • SEC Priorities, Rulemaking and Reporting Considerations
  • New Accounting and Auditing Standards
  • SEC Review Process
  • Comment Letter Trends

2:45 - 3:00

  • Break

3:00 - 4:30

  • SOX: Revenue Recognition Implications
  • Overview of Impact of Standard - Beyond Accounting
  • Changes in Information and Related Data - Quality Needs
  • ASC 606 Internal Control Considerations
  • On-going ASC 606 Controls

Speakers

  • Stefan Ozer Deloitte, Senior Manager and East Region SOX & Internal Controls Advisory Leader
  • Jamie Tolles Ernst & Young, Senior Manager
  • Kyle Sewell Deloitte, Audit Senior Manager
  • Kalina Dalecki Protiviti, Manager
  • Guido van Drunen KPMG, Principal
  • Kajal Shah Deloitte, Partner
  • Jason Emmons Moss Adams, Partner
  • Brittany Ryan PwC, Senior Manager
  • Keith Kawashima Protiviti, Managing Director
  • Doron Rotman KPMG, Managing Director
  • Hanh Truong PwC, Director - Leaded of Automation Enablement RPA Solutions
  • Tyler Murakami Deloitte, Manager - National Office
  • Kevin Jensen Deloitte, Senior Manager
  • Tony Goncalves Deloitte, Managing Director
  • Abby Cohen Deloitte, Senior Manager
  • Steve Wang Protiviti, Managing Director

For more information about this conference visit https://www.researchandmarkets.com/r/z9latk

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