Morgan Lewis Seminars

IFRS: Will U.S. control over accounting go overseas?

Friday, October 8, 2010
08:30 AM - 10:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

Please join Morgan Lewis and Brooklyn Law School for "IFRS: Will U.S. control over accounting go overseas?" a presentation on the impact of the SEC’s adoption of the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).

The presentation will focus on the affect of the IFRS on U.S. companies, and on U.S. control of accounting standards.

Topics will include:

  • The key differences between the IFRS and U.S. GAAP, including contingencies
  • The SEC’s process for considering the adoption of a requirement stating that U.S. companies comply with the IFRS
  • The impact on U.S. companies
  • The impact on the SEC’s influence over accounting standards

Roberta Karmel
Centennial Professor of Law, Brooklyn Law School

Linda L. Griggs
Partner, Morgan Lewis

Lou Pizzileo
Partner, J.H. Cohn LLP

Rhoda Dhar
Americas Head of Accounting Policy and Transaction Support, Credit Suisse Securities USA LLC

Friday, October 8, 2010
8 a.m.–8:30 a.m. Registration and breakfast
8:30 a.m.–10 a.m. Session and discussion

101 Park Avenue, 39th Floor
New York, NY 10178

To register, please use the above registration link. For more information, please contact Nika Nerette at

CLE Credit:
Application for accreditation of this CLE program in NY, NJ, PA, and sever other states is still pending.