2 Day Conference: Life Science Accounting Update 2020 – Understand the Latest Accounting Changes in Key Areas | Boston, United States – May 12-13, 2020 – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Life Science Accounting Update 2020” conference has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

From health care reform implications to collaboration accounting to valuing R&D, this conference will address the latest developments in key areas. You’ll hear from experts at Deloitte, Ernst & Young, PwC, Hogan Lovells, life science analysts and your industry counterparts.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the latest accounting changes in key areas
  • Recognize the timelines and key factors affecting the life science industry
  • Begin to assess the effects of these standards on your company or clients

Who Should Attend:

CFOs (and their staff), Controllers, VPs of Finance, Financial Managers, Internal Auditors, Tax Accountants, Treasury Staff, Accountants in Industry, Internal Control/SOX personnel, Consultants, Public Accountants, Educators.

Agenda: DAY 1

8:00 – 8:45

  • Continental Breakfast and Registration

8:45 – 10:10

  • Collaboration Accounting and Revenue Recognition Update
  • Interaction of 808 and 606
  • Evaluating active participation
  • Measure of progress
  • Options to purchase licenses
  • Options to purchase equity
  • Other SEC comment letter themes
  • ASC 606 Implementation Issues and Examples
  • Working through the five-step model
  • Implementation issues and lessons learned in the life science industry

10:10 – 10:25 – Break

10:25 – 12:00

  • Gross to Net (GTN)
  • Understanding the Complexities
  • Internal and External Challenges
  • Elements leading to GTN model creation
  • Industry examples

12:00 – 1:00 – Lunch

1:00 – 2:00

  • Legal Update: IPO Trends
  • Unicorns and timing give IPOs a lift
  • Geopolitical and trade issues
  • Outlook

2:00 – 2:05 – Break

2:05 – 3:15

  • Business Combinations
  • In-License Agreements
  • Asset Acquisitions vs. Business Combination Considerations
  • Industry trends

3:15 – 3:20 – Break

3:20 – 4:20

  • Product Launch Considerations Related to US Government Pricing

4:20 – 4:25 – Break

4:25 – 5:30

  • Tax Update
  • R&D Tax Credits
  • Tax Accounting Methods
  • Orphan Drug Credit

Agenda: DAY 2

8:15 – 8:45

  • Continental Breakfast

8:45 – 10:15

  • SEC & PCAOB Update
  • Comment letter themes
  • MD&A Update
  • Changing regulatory environment
  • Non-GAAP measures
  • ICFR Material weaknesses
  • Cybersecurity disclosures

10:15 – 10:25 – Break

10:25 – 12:00

  • Accounting for Leases
  • Overview of New Rules
  • Identifying a Lease
  • Contract Components
  • Lease Classification
  • Recognition and Measurement
  • Ongoing Requirements
  • Practical Expedients
  • Examples

12:00 – 1:00 – Lunch

1:00 – 2:30

  • Valuation Update
  • Fair Value Accounting
  • Industry Standards for Valuation Models
  • Valuing IPR&D Projects
  • Valuation and Impairment of Intangible Assets

2:30 – 2:45 – Break

2:45 – 4:15

  • Fraud & Cybersecurity in Life Science
  • Recent Trends
  • Cases and examples
  • Cybersecurity

Speakers

  • Nathan Mitchell Deloitte & Touche, Partner
  • Dan Coleman Ernst & Young, Partner
  • Kevin Jackson PwC, Director
  • David Nadell Duff & Phelps, Director – Life Science Industry
  • Brianne Loyd Deloitte & Touche, Senior Manager – National Office Consultation
  • Nick Lubold Deloitte & Touche, Manager
  • Vibhor Chandra Deloitte & Touche, Senior Manager
  • Brian Cuneo Latham & Watkins, Partner
  • Shayne Kennedy Latham & Watkins, Partner
  • May Yu Deloitte & Touche, Senior Manager – National Office Consultation
  • Andrew Trivella Deloitte & Touche, Senior Manager
  • PJ Theisen Deloitte & Touche, Senior Manager
  • Jenny Chan Deloitte & Touche, Partner
  • Kevin Dueck Deloitte & Touche, Partner
  • Matt Walton Deloitte & Touche, Partner
  • Kaetlin Liverman Deloitte & Touche, Manager
  • Jonathan Margate Deloitte & Touche, Partner

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