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Annual SEC Financial Reporting Conference

‘Shaping a Risk Intelligent Strategy in an Age of Regulation and Global Uncertainty’

Sept. 12, 2012


Emerging tax issues and developments in the Securities and Exchange Commission, Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) and Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) are among the topics to be discussed Sept. 21 at the 11th annual SEC Financial Reporting Conference sponsored by Cal State Fullerton’s Mihaylo College of Business and Economics.


Tammie Arnold, managing director of PIMCO’s Newport Beach Office, keynotes the conference and will address “Global Economic Forces Shaping Business: Trends to Monitor in 2012 and Beyond.” A member of the firm’s Business Assessment Committee and head of global sustainability initiatives, Arnold previously served as head of PIMCO’s global advisory business from London, head of global wealth management, co-head of the product management group and a member of the firm’s executive committee.


Friday, Sept. 21
7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Hyatt Regency, Irvine, 17900 Jamboree Rd., Irvine, CA, 92614


Morning sessions will cover regulatory updates from the SEC, FASB and PCAOB, while the afternoon session will address financial reporting, risk intelligence and governance in a global regulatory environment, said Vivek Mande, professor of accounting and director of the Center for Corporate Reporting and Governance at Cal State Fullerton.

The day will conclude with a panel discussion, “Best Practices in Risk Management and Governance in a Time of Global Uncertainty” with Katherine Adkins, vice president and general counsel, Toyota Financial Services; Richard Corgel, executive director, Ernst and Young; Priya Huskins, partner and senior vice president, Woodruff-Sawyer and Co.; and Jason Weintraub, director of international legal affairs, Broadcom. Moderator is Ken Michaels of PricewaterhouseCoopers.


Online at or by phone, 657-278-4414.


Table of 10 is $3,600; half table, $1,800; individual, $400. Discounts offered for academic attendees and members of the California Society of CPAs, Financial Accounting and Compliance, Forum for Corporate Directors, Financial Executives International and Institute of Internal Auditors. Continental breakfast and lunch included. Continuing professional education credit (eight hours) available for full attendance.

Academic Conference:

The annual Academic Corporate Reporting and Governance Conference, featuring faculty presenters from across the country, will be held Thursday, Sept. 20, and Friday, Sept. 21, at the Hyatt Irvine.

Media Contacts:

Vivek Mande, Center for Corporate Reporting and Governance, 657-278-7659 

Pamela McLaren, Public Affairs, 657-278-4852 

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