U.S. GAAP/SEC Update


AICPA & CIMA SEC Conference 2019 in Hong Kong

Accounting and Reporting Update for U.S. Listed Companies and FPIs

23-25 September 2019 | Hong Kong

The AICPA & CIMA SEC Conference is returning to Hong Kong after a successful event last year and will be held from September 23 to 25 next week.

Now firmly established as the foremost event in Asia for U.S. Listed companies seeking the latest updates on compliance, accounting, audit and tax, you do not want to miss the opportunity where prominent accounting leaders collaborate and share valuable industry insights.

Please join us and accounting leaders from US and Asian regulators, standard setters and issuers whose expertise will help you prepare and respond to coming changes in the profession.

Event details

23-25 September 2019

Hotel ICON, Hong Kong


Dress code:
Business attire


23 September
Focus Day (09:00 – 17:35)

08:00-09:00 Registration and morning coffee

09:00-11:00 Morning Workshops

  • Preparing for IPO
  • Streamlining the reporting process

11:15-12:15 Discussion roundtables

12:15-13:15 Lunch

13:15-15:15 Afternoon Workshops

  • Lease Accounting: best practice
  • Reporting, Presentation & Disclosure: best practice

15:15-15:30 Networking refreshment break

15:30-16:30 Discussion roundtables

16:30-16:35 Wrap up and close of Focus Day

16:35-17:35 AICPA & CIMA welcome drinks reception

24 September
Main Conference Day One (09:00 – 17:30)

08:00-09:00 Registration and morning coffee

09:00-09:10 Chairperson's opening remarks

09:10-09:35 AICPA & CIMA welcome and update

09:35-10:25 SEC policy initiatives and current projects

10:25-10:55 Networking refreshment break in the exhibition hall

10:55-11:45 Creative accounting, the gap between regulation and reality

11:45-12:35 Managing regulatory compliance as a public company

12:35-13:35 Lunch

13:35-14:25 Working with SEC: Comment Letters

14:25-15:15 2020 Emerging best practices for ESG reporting

15:15-15:40 SEC enforcement update

15:40-16:10 Networking refreshment break in the exhibition hall

16:10-17:00 SEC comments on the 1st year implementation of ASC606 in TMT industry

17:00-17:25 M&A – insights and trends

17:25-17:30 Chairperson's close of day one

17:30 Drinks reception - underwritten by Deloitte

25 September
Main Conference Day Two (09:00 – 17:40)

08:00-09:00 Welcome coffee

09:00-09:05 Chairman's welcome to day two

09:05-09:55 Recent accounting developments

09:55-10:35 FASB accounting standard setting update

10:35-10:45 Q&A with FASB

10:45-11:15 Networking refreshment break in the exhibition hall

11:15-11:40 IASB accounting standard setting update

11:40-12:05 Deep dive into IFRS

12:05-12:55 Embracing and adapting to emerging technologies

12:55-13:55 Lunch

13:55-14:45 Audit developments: focus on Audit Committees

14:45-15:35 Audit Committees and the Auditor – today and in the future

15:35-15:55 Networking refreshment break in the exhibition hall

15:55-16:45 Current accounting and reporting issues faced by FPIs and Prospects

16:45-17:10 Finance transformation in a digital age: addressing the future of accounting and finance

17:10-17:35 IPO registration – an issuers perspective

17:35-17:40 Chairman’s summation and close of conference


  • All attendees will receive 14.5 CPE credits for attendance in the 2 Main Conference Days, and 6-7 CPE credits for Focus Day.

Please refer to the following link for more information:


This will be a highly informative, interactive session. We look forward to seeing you there.

For more information, please contact Kristy Fang, Sharon Yau or Tracy Guo at Deloitte.