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Sec Hot Topics – MD&A and Non-GAAP Financial Measures

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QAS Self-Study
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Overview
Credits
CPE Credits
5 Credits: Accounting

Course Description

This course provides an overview of two of the most popular SEC topics which result in comment letters from the SEC. This includes a discussion of management’s discussion and analysis (MD&A) as well as Non-GAAP Financial Measures. These two areas consistently rank in the Top 10 for the most frequent comment letters issued to public companies by the SEC.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
• Identify the SEC Regulation applicable to MD&A
• Recognize the primary objective and focus areas related to MD&A
• Identify key information that should be included within a company’s MD&A
• Recognize the types of transactions that should be discussed in MD&A
• Identify methods to enhance the presentation of MD&A
• Differentiate between a GAAP financial measure and a non-GAAP financial measure
• Recognize examples of different types of non-GAAP financial measures
• Identify which SEC guidance is applicable to different types of non-GAAP financial measures
• Recognize disclosures within the scope of Regulation G
• Identify key requirements included within both Regulation G and Regulation S-K related to these measures

Course Specifics

Course ID
1223593
Revision Date
May 4, 2022
Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites.

Advanced Preparation

None

Compliance information

NASBA Provider Number: 103220

CMA Notice: Western CPE makes every attempt to maintain our CMA CPE library, to ensure a course meets your continuing education requirements please visit Insitute of Management Accountants (IMA)

Course Instructor

Kelen Camehl Headshot
Kelen Camehl, CPA, MBA

Kelen is a recognized author and reviewer of CPE courses and has authored over 85 courses (225+ CPE credit hours) covering a range of accounting, auditing, financial reporting, regulatory, and ethics topics.  His courses are available for purchase from many online CPE providers including the AICPA.  Kelen has also remained involved in CPA exam content development for nearly 10 years and has authored more than a thousand multiple choice questions for various sections of the CPA exam.  He also serves as an Editorial Advisor for the AICPA’s “Journal of Accountancy”. Kelen has over 15 years of progressive finance and accounting …

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Sec Hot Topics – MD&A and Non-GAAP Financial Measures

Expert Instructors
CPE CREDITS
5 Credits: Accounting

$145.00$175.00

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Icon_Self-Study
QAS Self-Study
Icon_Level
Overview
Credits
CPE Credits
5 Credits: Accounting

Course Description

This course provides an overview of two of the most popular SEC topics which result in comment letters from the SEC. This includes a discussion of management’s discussion and analysis (MD&A) as well as Non-GAAP Financial Measures. These two areas consistently rank in the Top 10 for the most frequent comment letters issued to public companies by the SEC.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
• Identify the SEC Regulation applicable to MD&A
• Recognize the primary objective and focus areas related to MD&A
• Identify key information that should be included within a company’s MD&A
• Recognize the types of transactions that should be discussed in MD&A
• Identify methods to enhance the presentation of MD&A
• Differentiate between a GAAP financial measure and a non-GAAP financial measure
• Recognize examples of different types of non-GAAP financial measures
• Identify which SEC guidance is applicable to different types of non-GAAP financial measures
• Recognize disclosures within the scope of Regulation G
• Identify key requirements included within both Regulation G and Regulation S-K related to these measures

Course Specifics

Course ID
1223593
Revision Date
May 4, 2022
Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites.

Advanced Preparation

None

Compliance information

NASBA Provider Number: 103220

CMA Notice: Western CPE makes every attempt to maintain our CMA CPE library, to ensure a course meets your continuing education requirements please visit Insitute of Management Accountants (IMA)

Course Instructor

Kelen Camehl Headshot
Kelen Camehl, CPA, MBA

Kelen is a recognized author and reviewer of CPE courses and has authored over 85 courses (225+ CPE credit hours) covering a range of accounting, auditing, financial reporting, regulatory, and ethics topics.  His courses are available for purchase from many online CPE providers including the AICPA.  Kelen has also remained involved in CPA exam content development for nearly 10 years and has authored more than a thousand multiple choice questions for various sections of the CPA exam.  He also serves as an Editorial Advisor for the AICPA’s “Journal of Accountancy”. Kelen has over 15 years of progressive finance and accounting …

Kelen Camehl, CPA, MBA Read More »

Sec Hot Topics – MD&A and Non-GAAP Financial Measures

Expert Instructors
CPE CREDITS
5 Credits: Accounting

$145.00$175.00

Clear