Friday, November 7, 2003; San Francisco Palace Hotel
Endorsed by FEI (Financial Executives International)
This conference brings together accounting standard setters, enforcement officials, corporate financial executives, and professional and academic accountants to discuss current issues in financial accounting and corporate reporting. The format is an open one so that members of the audience can address their concerns to the speakers and panelists.
The goal of the Conference on Financial Reporting has been to:
Provide preparers and users of corporate financial statements with the latest
developments and plans for the future in financial accounting standards and reporting;
Promote the advancement of financial reporting useful to investors in
making investment decisions.
In today's business and regulatory environment, it is essential that preparers and users of financial statements be current on the latest financial reporting trends and issues. This year's conference will include:
Keynote address by Tom Campbell, Dean of the Haas School of Business and former
Report on current and emerging issues by the Financial Accounting Standards
Board and the Securities and Exchange Commission.
The New Corporate Governance, including Sarbanes-Oxley
Section 404 on Internal Controls and the role of the New
Public Company Accounting Oversight Board.
A discussion of the recently issued SFAS 150 on Accounting for Certain Financial
Instruments with Characteristics of Both Liabilities and Equity.
Speaker Tom Campbell Dean, Haas School of Business
University of California at Berkeley
The New Corporate
Governance (including Sarbanes-Oxley)
The current regulatory environment is becoming increasingly
complex. This session will clarify the compliance requirements
relating to the new Public Company Accounting Oversight
Board, section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act regarding
the effectiveness of a company's internal control environment,
and other regulatory developments.
Introductory Comments Kayla Gillan Board Member
Public Company Accounting Oversight Board
Moderator Michael Dance Lecturer in Accounting
Haas School of Business
Panelists Jim Campbell Corporate Controller
Member, FEI Committee on Corporate Reporting
Lynn E. Turner Professor and Director of the Center for
Quality Financial Reporting
Colorado State University
Accounting for Certain
Financial Instruments with Characteristics of Both Liabilities
and Equity (SFAS 150)
This session will review the newly issued statement which
establishes standards for how an issuer classifies and measures
certain financial instruments with characteristics of both
liabilities and equity.
Moderator Qintao Fan Assistant Professor of Accounting
Haas School of Business
The Palace Hotel Address: 2 New Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 Phone: (415) 512-1111 Website:http://www.sfpalace.com
The Palace Hotel is located on the corner of New Montgomery and Mission. Bay
Area Rapid Transit (BART) stops at Montgomery Station, which is located in front of the
hotel. No-host, valet parking is also available and the Palace Garage is conveniently
located across the street from the main entrance of the hotel.
Please click here for
detailed directions, parking, and BART information.
A limited number of hotel rooms are reserved at the Galleria Park Hotel, 191 Sutter Street in San Francisco, just 1 block from the Palace Hotel for the nights of November 6-7 at $109.00 per
night. Reservations are to be made directly with the hotel by calling (800) 792-9639. Please
indicate that your reservation is for the CFRM conference. Room reservations must be made by
October 22 to guarantee this rate. The hotel website is: http://www.galleriapark.com