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    1. BDO Board Matters Update – Q1 2013

      BDO Board Matters Update – Q1 2013

      This program, presented by members of the BDO Corporate Governance Practice, will emphasize the more significant changes and enhancements to required communications under PCAOB AS No. 16, Communications with Audit Committees. Additionally, the presentation will touch on other governance topics and related resources that may be of interest to audit committees of public companies.

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    2. BDO Ac’sense 2012 Expiring Gift Tax Exemption – How to Benefit Now

      BDO Ac’sense 2012 Expiring Gift Tax Exemption – How to Benefit Now

      The presentation delivered jointly by professionals from BDO Tax and Consulting along with an attorney from Bingham McCutchen will explore practical considerations and advantages for individual tax papers with regard to the sun-setting provisions on estate and gift tax exemptions due to expire on December 31, 2012.

       

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    3. BDO Ac’sense 2012 BDO 600 Executive Compensation

      BDO Ac’sense 2012 BDO 600 Executive Compensation

      The presentation delivered by members of the BDO Compensation and Benefits Practice reviews results of the 2012 BDO 600 Survey.  Specifically, – Board compensation practices of 600 Mid-Market Public Companies is discussed. The archived podcast further discusses best practices for consideration by compensation committees.

       

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    4. Preparing for a Merger or Affiliation: A Guide for Board Members by Adam Cole, Partner, BDO USA, LLP

      Preparing for a Merger or Affiliation: A Guide for Board Members     by Adam Cole, Partner, BDO USA, LLP

      When considering a merger or affiliation, board members and key executives of nonprofit organizations are increasingly asking the question: “where do I begin?” In the wake of proposed funding reductions, nonprofit organizations are looking for ways to reduce costs, without reducing quality or jeopardizing the infrastructure.

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    5. BDO Ac’sense 2012 Quarterly Technical Update – Q4

      BDO Ac’sense 2012 Quarterly Technical Update – Q4

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      The presentation will be delivered by members of the BDO National Assurance and SEC departments in order to provide a lively discussion and respond to questions posed by participants. Specifically, the program will discuss developments during the fourth quarter of 2012 with respect to various topics in accounting and financial reporting. Registration open for three opportunities to participate live on January 8th, 9th or 10th, 2013.

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    6. “Fostering Improved Financial Reporting and Transparency Through Audit Committee Communications” By: Amy Rojik, Director – National Assurance Services; BDO USA, LLP

      “Fostering Improved Financial Reporting and Transparency Through Audit Committee Communications” By: Amy Rojik, Director – National Assurance Services; BDO USA, LLP

      In recent months, the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) has stepped up its game with respect to encouraging more transparency about financial reporting for issuers in the form of communications between audit committees and the independent auditors. 

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    7. “Strengthening Corporate Governance: Dispelling Fraud Myths”

      “Strengthening Corporate Governance: Dispelling Fraud Myths”

      There are numerous resources available that guide those charged with governance toward building programs to include anti-fraud controls and cultivation of anti-fraud environments. When put into place and followed, these programs go a long way in the prevention and deterrence of fraud. However, even when the strongest fraud prevention programs are in place and operating as designed, fraud may still occur. Let’s first dispel some common misconceptions.

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    8. PCAOB Issues Auditing Standard No. 16, Communications with Audit Committees:

      PCAOB Issues Auditing Standard No. 16, Communications with Audit Committees:

      The BDO Audit Flash report highlights the recent release of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) Auditing Standard (AS) No. 16, Communications with Audit Committees, and transitional and related amendments to other PCAOB standards. This standard, upon approval by the SEC, expands and/or enhances requirements emphasizing the relevance, timeliness and quality of the communications between the auditor and audit committees of issuers and nonissue broker dealers.

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    9. BDO Effective Audit Committees in the Ever Changing Marketplace (NonProfit Companies)

      BDO Effective Audit Committees in the Ever Changing Marketplace (NonProfit Companies)

      BDO’s practical guides for those charged with corporate governance for forming and running effective audit committees. These brief publications and associated practice aids provide answers to the WHYs, WHOs, WHATs, WHENs and HOWs of audit committees with a focus on some of the more challenging aspects that these directors face. 

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    10. BDO Effective Audit Committees in the Ever Changing Marketplace (For Profit Companies)

      BDO Effective Audit Committees in the Ever Changing Marketplace (For Profit Companies)

      BDO’s practical guides for those charged with corporate governance for forming and running effective audit committees. These brief publications and associated practice aids provide answers to the WHYs, WHOs, WHATs, WHENs and HOWs of audit committees with a focus on some of the more challenging aspects that these directors face. 

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