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Boston, MA, United States, 2009/05/07 - Colleen Cunningham of Resources Global Professionals (Resources) to give a financial and regulatory reporting update on May 8, 2009 at 12:00EST via webcast (NASDAQ: RECN).
"Financial and regulatory reporting continue to keep financial executives up at night," said Colleen Cunningham, global managing director at Resources. In this ever-changing economy, it is important to keep current on legislative and regulatory updates. This webcast should make these issues easier to navigate.
Ms. Cunningham will review key issues that are affecting financial and regulatory reporting, including recently updated fair value guidance. She will also discuss the financial reporting landscape and some of the issues that companies will need to be thinking about for the rest of 2009 including:
- Ongoing legislative efforts, including regulatory reform;
- New SEC leadership and focus;
- New pronouncements on fair value accounting;
- Proposals for financial statement presentation, revenue recognition and lease accounting.
Colleen Cunningham is an internationally recognized expert on corporate financial reporting and accounting, as well as former advisor to the FASB and the IASB. She served as chief executive officer of Financial Executives International (FEI) for nearly four years, during which time she had significant influence in legislative and regulatory matters including Sarbanes-Oxley, pension reform and financial accounting standards. Ms. Cunningham currently leads Resources Global Professional. Accounting and Finance practice which provides financial reporting expertise to Fortune 1000 companies. She speaks and writes frequently on financial reporting issues.
About Resources Global Professionals
Resources Global Professionals (resourcesgloballive.com), the operating subsidiary of Resources Connection, Inc., is a multinational professional services firm that helps business leaders execute internal initiatives. Partnering with business leaders, Resources drives internal change across all parts of a global enterprise ¡V finance and accounting, information management, internal audit, human capital, legal services and supply chain management. Resources Global was founded in 1996 within a Big Four accounting firm; today, a publicly traded company with over 3,200 professionals, from more than 80 practice offices, Resources serves 2,400 clients around the world every year.