An Overview of the SEC's Financial Reporting and Disclosure Requirements –Webcast

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Cancelled - May 24, 2021

Registration: 7:30 AM / Program: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Pacific Time


Member Fee: $0.00
Nonmember Fee: $0.00

Available Discounts

AICPA Member: None
Full time Accounting Educator: None


Oversight by the SEC of public company financial reporting is critical in maintaining an efficient market for investors by providing accurate and truthful information about reporting entities, the securities they are selling, and the risks involved in investing.

This course is designed to provide participants with an overview of the laws that govern the securities industry including the financial reporting and disclosure requirements established by the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 as amended. This program will make extensive use of the SEC’s Financial Reporting Manual for the selection of program topics.

This program was developed and will be presented from the perspective of the practitioner preparing and disclosing public company financial information necessary to comply with SEC regulations. Public company disclosure examples will be illustrated throughout this program.

Designed For

All CPAs, accountants, and financial professionals in industry and public practice.


  • Describe the securities laws that regulate the issuance and trading of securities
  • Identify and describe the filing requirements for form S-1 for registration statements
  • Identify and describe the filing requirements for forms 10-Q, 10-K, and 8-K
  • Apply the guidance in the SEC’s Financial Reporting Manual to selected topics of more relevance to practitioners

Major Subjects

  • Overview of the SEC laws that govern the securities industry
  • 10-Q, 10-K, and 8-K filings
  • Staff Accounting Bulletins (SABs)
  • SEC disclosure requirements
  • Comment letters
  • Selected topics from the SEC’s Financial Reporting Manual

If you would like to register for this event, please contact OSCPA at 800-255-1470, 503-641-7200, or email


Salvatore Collemi

Salvatore A. Collemi, licensed as a CPA in New York and New Jersey, is the Managing Member and Founder of Collemi Consulting and Advisory Services, LLC, where he relies on over two decades of global business experience to guide US and international public accounting firms, litigation attorneys, valuation experts, the C-suite, and related institutions that support the profession in order to promote and enhance audit quality.

His practice provides outsourced high-level strategic and technical accounting and auditing guidance. Services include a full range of US and international accounting and auditing consultations, technical reviews of financial statements and workpapers, AICPA Peer Review and PCAOB inspection preparation, perform internal inspections, customized CPE training, independence and ethics consultations, and so on.