Pacesetters in Financial Reporting Conference



Join your peers and hear from panels of influential speakers involved in the financial reporting process to explore emerging trends in corporate reporting and disclosures.  Engage with our panelists and share best practices and strategies for change, understand proposed FASB and SEC changes in standards and regulations, and commend voluntary innovations in reporting. Panelists will discuss current initiatives, challenges, proposed solutions and areas that can be enhanced.

This year’s topics include:

  • Candid Exchange With NYSE About Financial Communication
  • Preparing Your Investors for The New Revenue Recognition Standard with Microsoft, An Early Adopter
  • How to Enhance Your Disclosures…About Risk
  • Demystifying The Investment Process: How Investors Use Your Data

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Financial Executives International (FEI) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:

Instructional Method: Group-live
Recommended CPE credits: 4.5
Experience level: Basic
Advance Preparation: None
Field of Study: Finance

For FEI CPE credits, one credit hour equals 50 minutes according to NASBA guidelines. Some state boards may differ on how minutes constitute a credit hour. Contact your state board for more information. Questions or comments? Contact FEI via email or phone, 973.765.1080.



This event is presented by


Mark Besca

Board Chairman
Pace University

Kristin Chester

Senior Manager, Investor Relations
Microsoft Corporation

Sam Eldessouky

SVP, Controller & CAO
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International

Patrick Finnegan

Senior Director

Stacy Harrington

Director, Corporate Revenue Assurance
Microsoft Corporation

Mary Hartman Morris

Investment Officer Corporate Governance

Keith Higgins

Chair, Securities & Governance Practice
Ropes & Gray

Javed Jussa

Quantitative Strategist
Wolfe Research, LLC

Jonathan Nus

Executive Director, Financial Accounting Advisory Services
Ernst & Young LLP

Sandra Peters

Head, Financial Reporting Policy
CFA Institute

Leslie F. Seidman

Executive Director-Lecturer
Pace University

Chris Taylor

VP of Listings and Services
New York Stock Exchange

Mike Willis

Assistant Director, Office of Structured Disclosure Division of Economic and Risk Analysis
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission