There are many considerations in accounting for international operations. From financial accounting, to treasury, to tax, to operations, to fraud and internal controls, this conference will delve into the key issues. You’ll hear from your colleagues in industry and experts from the Big Four.


  • Understand the latest regulatory/best practice changes in key areas
  • Explore the practical considerations related to hedging
  • Begin to assess the effects of the latest accounting standards and rule changes


Cost: $545 (save $150 off the regular price of $695 if you register by December 2nd – deadline extended).
This event will run approximately 8:45-5p (PDT) each day.


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Agenda: DAY 1
8:4510:30Navigating the Uncertainties of International Tax and Transfer Pricing
Going Global Tax Concepts including Permanent Establishment, Withholding Tax, VAT, Goods and Service Tax, Foreign Branch, Controlled Foreign Corporation
US Tax Recent Guidance
Transfer Pricing and Europe Update including Digital Services Tax, Digital Economy - OECD Proposals, Anti-Tax Avoidance Directive
10:4512:15Fraud and FCPA Update
How much insight do you have into local business practices and culture of the market
How confident are you in your company's ability to manage compliance and integrity-related risks in your international operations?
Greenwashing - potential risks of misreporting
How effective are your policies relating to your vendors?
Does your company have exposure to interactions with government officials?
Is there potential that payments are being made to expedite shipments, reduce duties or taxes?
How does your company determine if there are ethical concerns including conflicts of interest, bankruptcy, money laundering, bribery especially in emerging markets?
1:001:30ERP Issues in Currency Accounting
1:302:45Should We Be Hedging? If So, Now What
Reference Rate Reform (ASC 848)
Currency Accounting Risks (ASC 830)
Hedging Currency Risk (ASC 815)
Hedge Accounting Update
3:004:40IFRS Update
Agenda: DAY 2
8:4510:00Expanding Internationally
Foreign Currency Translation
Other Key Accounting Considerations in International Operations
10:1512:00Taking Treasury Across Borders
Market trends and insights
challenges for treasury
Tools and strategies to manage international operations
Treasury centralization
12:452:05Operational Considerations for International Expansion
Centralizing accounting function
Practical Examples
2:153:25Shared Service Centers

3:304:40Human Capital Challenges
Local compliance issues
Where others stumble

Conference Series Speakers Include:
Aleks Zabreyko Connor Group, Partner and EITF & FinREC member
Helen Kane Hedge Trackers, LLC 
President and Founder
Dwayne Prosko KPMG, 
 Managing Director
Derek Drysdale Tanner LLC, 
International Tax Partner
Herwig Felber Ernst & Young, Senior Manager Forensics and Integrity Services
Alec Schon Connor Group, Manager, National Accounting Advisory
Melanie Tuttle Deloitte, 
Manager, National Office Accounting & Reporting Services
Melissa Araszewski Ernst & Young, 
Global Treasury Services, Manager
Matt Lepley Connor Group, Director
John Williams Ernst & Young, Manager
Jamie Tolles Ernst & Young, Senior Manager - Cybersecurity