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CPAs working in or with all segments of the banking industry will benefit from detailed discussions at the 2018 Financial Institutions Conference with industry leaders regarding recent developments affecting financial institutions.
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Event ID: #13095
CPE: 8.5 credits
Total Price: $330.00
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Dr. Roger C. Tutterow, Ph.D.
Director, Econometric Center
Kennesaw State University Coles College of Business
Discuss current national, regional, and local economic environments, focusing on new growth from one of the most trusted names in economics in Georgia. Also discussed will be employment, interest rates, real estate markets, GDP, and inflation, and their influence on business spending.
Ron H. Mitchell, CPA
Mauldin & Jenkins CPAs LLC
Review the new accounting standards set to take effect in 2018/2019, including the new lease accounting and revenue recognition standards, as well as several other new standards. In addition, explore the definition of Public Business Entity (PBE); understanding if you are or are not a PBE could make a difference in when some of these new accounting standards take effect.
Focus on loan vintages, concentrations and the emerging quantitative metrics used to diagnose the macro loan portfolio performance at financial institutions. Also touch on how the emerging fair value concepts are providing a confluence between traditional credit and accounting treatments of credit quality.
Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP
Discuss tax planning strategies and other hot tax topics including whether differences found after the initial tax reform adjustments are errors or just refinements in estimates.
Kurt S. Schulzke, JD, CPA, CFE
University of North Georgia
Georgia depositary institutions filed 43,213 SARs with FinCen in 2017, a 204 percent increase over the 14,175 filed in 2013. A few of these SARs may point to actual criminal activity, but most do not. Efficiently locating “true positives” in such mountains of raw data calls for highly sophisticated data analysis. Bayesian reasoning, which rapidly located Air France Flight 447 at an ocean depth of 14,000 ft., can also help zero in on bank fraud.
Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta
Federal Home Loan Bank
Explore the current and forecasted interest rate environment, the FOMC’s recent and projected increases in the Fed Funds rate, the impact on the Yield Curve, cost-of-funds, deposit composition, and Net Interest Margin. Funding and hedging best practices currently used by FHLBank shareholder-members in managing interest rate risk will be highlighted.
Bryan Cave Powell Goldstein LLP
Look at changes in Georgia and federal laws, and regulations affecting the banking industry, including the 2018 Georgia Housekeeping Bill and the federal Crapo bill, and related regulatory changes.
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