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Press Release

NYSSCPA Announces October CPE Forums

Maya Lindsay
Published Date:
Oct 17, 2016

NEW YORK – (Oct. 17, 2016) - The New York State Society of CPA's (NYSSCPA) Foundation for Accounting Education (FAE) will sponsor two separate conferences tailored for the financial and business industry.

The SEC Conference  October 25, 8:55 a.m. – 5 p.m., 14 Wall Street, 19th Floor, New York City – This conference features industry experts addressing the newest developments affecting SEC financial reporting matters, the SEC’s comment letter trends, and non-GAAP financial measures. Attendees will learn how to improve disclosure effectiveness in financial reporting, gather winning strategies for defending SEC enforcement actions, while discovering the latest developments that the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB), and Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) currently have in motion.

Key industry speakers include:

  • Craig Olinger – Deputy Chief Accountant of the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance
  • Cullen Walsh, CPA – Assistant Director, FASB
  • Claudius Modesti, JD – Director, Enforcement and Investigations, PCAOB

The Anti-Money Laundering Conference – October 27, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., Citi Executive Center, 153 E. 53 Street, 14th Floor, New York City – CPAs, attorneys, internal auditors, bankers, and other professionals will learn about evolving anti-money laundering compliance and regulatory issues, including the IRS’ efforts to combat international money laundering and the U.S. Treasury’s recent efforts to enhance transparency. Accountants will gain knowledge on trade-based money laundering; executives of large financial institutions will learn what to do to instill accountability within their organization; while prosecutors learn how to concentrate their efforts to maximize individual and corporate responsibility.

Prominent speakers include:

  • Richard Weber, Esq. – Chief of Criminal Investigations for the Internal Revenue Service
  • Sean O’Malley, CPA, CFE – Vice President and Deputy Chief Investigator for Enforcement, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
  • The Honorable Jed Rakoff, Esq. – United States District Judge, Southern District of New York

To register for either of these conferences, click here, or call 800-537-3635. Media members interested in attending or viewing via live webcast, should contact Maya Lindsay, or Michael Moi,

About the NYSSCPA

Founded in 1897, the NYSSCPA,, is the premier professional accounting association for more than 26,000 members residing and practicing in New York State, encompassing all areas of public practice, including in government, education, healthcare, real estate, technology and entertainment and industry. It is the oldest – and the third largest such state society organization - in the United States.