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Welcome to Mazars USA Online Insights webcasts! These informative sessions, led by our service line and industry segment leaders, are designed to educate our connections on the latest developments in the accounting industry and the technical resources needed in today’s business environment. View the 2019 schedule below and register now.
 
Mazars USA LLP 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.

 

 

  Revenue Recognition Series: ASC 606 – Performance Obligations in Depth (Encore Presentation)
October 16, 2019 – 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM EDT
     
  Led by: Mike Crown | Quality and Risk Management Director, Mazars USA LLP
Roy Anderson | Audit Partner, Mazars USA LLP
   
  Join us for our fifth webcast in our Revenue Recognition series as we focus on identifying distinct performance obligations within a contract. We will also explore determining the promised goods and services within a contract, and allocating the transaction price among performance obligations.
   
Learn more

 

  Revenue Recognition Series: ASC 606 – Performance Obligations in Depth
October 9, 2019 – 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM EDT
     
  Led by: Mike Crown | Quality and Risk Management Director, Mazars USA LLP
Roy Anderson | Audit Partner, Mazars USA LLP
   
  Join us for our fifth webcast in our Revenue Recognition series as we focus on identifying distinct performance obligations within a contract. We will also explore determining the promised goods and services within a contract, and allocating the transaction price among performance obligations.
   
Learn more

 

  Reinventing Luxury – Sustainability as a way forward
October 1, 2019 – 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM EDT
     
  Led by: Nathalie Gilet | Manager – Sustainability & CSR Services, Mazars USA LLP
Caroline Brown | Senior Manager, Mazars USA LLP
Julie Ortega | Audit Senior, Mazars USA LLP
   
  Join us as we discuss the current trends in sustainability within luxury fashion, present the results of the G7 Summit and take a look at what we may expect in the future.
   
Learn more

 

  Revenue Recognition Series: ASC 606 – Industry Focus
July 31, 2019 – 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM EDT
     
  Led by: Mike Crown | Quality and Risk Management Director, Mazars USA LLP
Ayal Cohn | Audit Manager, Mazars USA LLP
   
  Join us for this fourth webcast in our Revenue Recognition series as we concentrate on applying the new revenue recognition standard to several industries. We will also discuss transition methods and certain complex areas.
   
Learn more

 

  U.S. Renewable Energy Tax and Financial Modeling for Inbound Investors
June 12, 2019 – 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT
     
  Led by: Courtney Sandifer | U.S. Energy and Infrastructure Tax Leader, Mazars USA LLP
Guy Laufer | Senior Manager, Global Infrastructure Finance, Mazars USA LLP
   
  Join us for an introduction to U.S. tax equity investing, featuring an overview of the U.S. tax credits, discussion of common tax structures, and a demonstration of the flow of tax attributes in a complex financial model.
   
Learn more

 

  Revenue Recognition Series: ASC 606 – Exploring Additional Complex Areas
April 17, 2019 – 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM EDT
     
  Led by: Mike Crown | Quality and Risk Management Director, Mazars USA LLP
Ayal Cohn | Audit Manager, Mazars USA LLP
   
  Join us for this third webcast in our Revenue Recognition series as we discuss complex areas such as allocating the transaction price to performance obligations, and how to recognize revenue depending on the nature of the performance obligation. We will also explore disclosure requirements.
   
Learn more

 

  The New DMHC Licensure Regulation: Potential Impacts and the Need for a License or Exemption
March 28, 2019 – 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM PDT
     
  Led by: Melissa Borrelli | Senior Manager, Healthcare Consulting, Mazars USA LLP
Renée Delphin-Rodriguez | Partner, Crowell & Moring LLP
Gary Baldwin | Counsel, Crowell & Moring LLP
   
  Join Crowell & Moring and Mazars USA as we discuss the new licensure regulation and how it may impact your organization.
   
Learn more

 

  Don’t Get Stalled By Employee Misclassification
March 21, 2019 – 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT
     
  Led by: Christopher Leddy, Esq. | Of-Counsel, Becker LLC
Christopher J. Wahl | VP Independent Contractor Division, Assured Partners Transportation
Michael Rofman, CPA | Partner, Mazars USA LLP
Alisha Jernack, CPA | Senior Manager, Mazars USA LLP
   
  Join experts from Becker, Assured Partners and Mazars USA as we discuss the legal challenges, impact to financial statements, practical tips and insurance implications worker misclassifications have on the trucking industry.
   
Learn more

 

  Revenue Recognition Series: Complex Areas under ASC 606
March 5, 2019 – 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM EST
     
  Led by: Roy Anderson | Audit Partner

Ayal Cohn | Audit Manager

Mike Crown | Quality and Risk Management Director

   
  Join us as we discuss complex areas such as accounting for licenses, contract modifications, accounting for warranties, and principal/agent considerations.
   
Learn more

 

  Revenue Recognition Series: Identifying Performance Obligations under ASC 606
January 16, 2019 – 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM EST
     
  Led by: Mike Crown | Quality and Risk Management Director
Ayal Cohn | Audit Manager

   
  Join us as our experts discuss specific examples on how to identify promised goods or services and how you record them.
   
Learn more

 

 

Are You Ready For Year-End Planning? Everything You Need To Know For Year-End 2018 And Beyond
December 12, 2018 – 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EST
Led by:

Chimudi Egbuna | Senior Accountant
Sheila Grice | Senior Manager
Azmat Hussain | Manager

Join us as our panel discusses everything you need to know about year-end planning, and new rules and regulations for 2019.

Learn more
2018 Year-End Tax Update
December 4, 2018 – 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM EST
Led by:

Richard Bloom | Partner
Bruce Lev | Partner
Ryan Vaughan | Director
Timothy Evans | Senior Manager

Join our tax experts to learn about the key changes made to individual income tax, domestic and international business tax, and the transfer tax landscape.

Learn more
 

Going Green to Save Some Green: The Energy Efficient Commercial Buildings Tax Deduction
November 27, 2018 – 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EST
Led by:

Lisa Minniti-Soska | Partner
Joseph Strickland | Director
Daniel Audette | Senior Energy Engineer, Energy Tax Savers

Join us as our experts discuss how to maximize the deduction and credit on your projects.

Learn more
Insurance Accounting Update—Changes Are Coming
November 15, 2018 – 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM EST
Led by:

Anthony Stranix | Partner
Marty Garland | Senior Manager

Join us as we discuss the most recent U.S. GAAP and NAIC statutory accounting standards changes.

Learn more
 

Key Differences between IFRS 9 and 17 and their US GAAP Equivalents
October 30, 2018 – 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT
Led by:

Gina Omolon | Senior Manager
Laurence Karagulian | Senior Manager
Florie Bourrel-Heleine | Senior Manager

In continuation of our previous webcast, where our experts introduced the provisions of IFRS 9: Financial Instruments, and IFRS 17: Insurance Contracts, this webcast will…

Learn more
Real Estate Investment Trusts – Common Traps to Avoid
October 25, 2018 – 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT
Led by:

Donald Zief | Managing Director
Bonni Zukof | Senior Tax Manager

Join us as we review the basic requirements for a REIT and how to avoid common traps. Be in the know as our experts will cover common issues that could jeopardize a REIT’s status, subject it to tax and recent IRS rulings.

Learn more
 

New Lease Standard Impact on the Retail Industry
September 27, 2018 – 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT
Led by:

Caroline Brown | Manager
Pierre Razzo | Manager

Join us as our experts walk you through the new IFRS single accounting model for lessees with a specific focus on the retail industry.

Learn more
Demystifying Data Analytics and Consumer Products Industry Trends
September 13, 2018 – 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT
Led by:

Stuart Nussbaum |
Partner
Leon Patrick Zerbib | Partner

Join us as our experts walk you through what data analytics is and the applications for mid-size retail and consumer products companies.

Learn more
 

Insurance Accounting Update – Changes are coming…
August 8, 2018 – 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM EDT
Led by:

Anthony Stranix | Partner
Marty Garland | Senior Manager

This webcast will discuss the most recent U.S. GAAP and NAIC statutory accounting standards changes.

Learn more
New Lease Standard Impact on the Water Industry
August 2, 2018 – 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT
Led by:

Ron Lagnado | Partner
Chase Drossos | Senior Manager
Pierre Menard | Senior

This webcast will help you understand how the water industry will be impacted by the new lease standard and help you gain an understanding of what is changing.

Learn more
 

Wayfair and the Changing Landscape of Sales Tax
June 28, 2018 – 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT
Led by:

Harold Hecht | Director
Seth Rabe | Senior Manager

This webcast will discuss the recent Wayfair Supreme Court landmark decision, the practical ramifications and how to move forward.

Learn more
Introduction to VAT: What companies should know when doing business in Europe today and in the future
May 16, 2018 – 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM EDT
Led by:

Birgit Juergensmann | Partner
Tifphani White-King | Partner

This webcast aims to give an understanding of VAT’s concepts and business implications when doing business in Europe.

Learn more
 

IFRS 9 and IFRS 17: The Two Most Impactful Standards Facing Financial Institutions
April 26, 2018 – 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM EDT
Led by:

Florie Bourrel-Heleine | Senior Manager


Laurence Karagulian | Senior Manager

The webcast will provide an introduction to IFRS 9: Financial Instruments and IFRS 17: Insurance Contracts.

Learn more
Everything You Need to Know About GDPR and the Impact for US Companies
March 21, 2018 – 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM EDT
Led by:

David Luponis | Partner, Mazars Paris
Louis Osmont | Partner, Mazars USA LLP

Join us as our experts answer three main questions about the GDPR – what is it, who is affected by it, and what are the key elements.

Learn more
 

New Lease Standards Impact on Renewable Energy
March 7, 2018 – 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM EST
Led by:

Ron Lagnado | Partner
Kellie Murphy | Senior Manager
Guy Laufer | Manager

This webcast will help you with understanding how the industry will be impacted by the new lease standards and gain an understanding of what is changing.

Learn more
Lease Accounting Changes for Food & Beverage Companies
February 28, 2018 – 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM EST
Led by:

Heather Ayers | Senior Vice President, First American Equipment Finance | Food + Beverage Division
Brian Todd | President, The Food Institute
Ron Lagnado | Partner, Mazars USA LLP

During this webcast, the presenters will discuss the new lease accounting changes and the reporting impact on food and beverage companies.

Learn more
 

Mazars Tax Reform 2018 Webcast Series: How does it affect business owners?
February 21, 2018 – 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST
Led by:


Don Crotty | Senior Tax Manager
Michael MacDonald | Senior Tax Manager
Nicole Modzelewski | Tax Manager

This webcast will cover the new 20% business income deduction and how it will affect business owners, as well as the new interest expense limitation law.

Learn more
New Partnership Audit Rules
February 15, 2018 – 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM EST
Led by:

Jason Geisler | Senior Manager
Eduardo Chung | Senior Manager
Timothy Evans | Senior Manager

This webcast will provide a comprehensive overview of the new partnership audit rules with a focus on planning and implementation.

Learn more
 

Introduction to Real Estate Investment Trusts
January 25, 2018 – 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST
Led by:

Donald Zief | Managing Director
Howard Landsberg | Partner

This webcast will address the tax rules that must be in compliance in order to have an entity qualify to be treated as a Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT).

Learn more
 
 

 

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Webcasts

Featured Events

Welcome to Mazars USA Online Insights webcasts! These informative sessions, led by our service line and industry segment leaders, are designed to educate our connections on the latest developments in the accounting industry and the technical resources needed in today’s business environment. View the 2019 schedule below and register now.

Mazars USA LLP 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.

 

  Revenue Recognition Series: ASC 606 – Performance Obligations in Depth (Encore Presentation)
October 16, 2019 – 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM EDT
     
  Led by: Mike Crown | Quality and Risk Management Director, Mazars USA LLP
Roy Anderson | Audit Partner, Mazars USA LLP
   
  Join us for our fifth webcast in our Revenue Recognition series as we focus on identifying distinct performance obligations within a contract. We will also explore determining the promised goods and services within a contract, and allocating the transaction price among performance obligations.
   
Learn more

 

  Revenue Recognition Series: ASC 606 – Performance Obligations in Depth
October 9, 2019 – 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM EDT
     
  Led by: Mike Crown | Quality and Risk Management Director, Mazars USA LLP
Roy Anderson | Audit Partner, Mazars USA LLP
   
  Join us for our fifth webcast in our Revenue Recognition series as we focus on identifying distinct performance obligations within a contract. We will also explore determining the promised goods and services within a contract, and allocating the transaction price among performance obligations.
   
Learn more

 

  Reinventing Luxury – Sustainability as a way forward
October 1, 2019 – 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM EDT
     
  Led by: Nathalie Gilet | Manager – Sustainability & CSR Services, Mazars USA LLP
Caroline Brown | Senior Manager, Mazars USA LLP
Julie Ortega | Audit Senior, Mazars USA LLP
   
  Join us as we discuss the current trends in sustainability within luxury fashion, present the results of the G7 Summit and take a look at what we may expect in the future.
   
Learn more

 


Revenue Recognition Series: ASC 606 – Industry FocusJuly 31, 2019 – 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM EDT
Led by:

Mike Crown | Quality and Risk Management Director, Mazars USA LLP
Ayal Cohn | Audit Manager, Mazars USA LLP

Join us for this fourth webcast in our Revenue Recognition series as we concentrate on applying the new revenue recognition standard to several industries. We will also discuss transition methods and certain complex areas.

Learn more
 

 


U.S. Renewable Energy Tax and Financial Modeling for Inbound InvestorsJune 12, 2019 – 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT
Led by:

Courtney Sandifer | U.S. Energy and Infrastructure Tax Leader, Mazars USA LLP
Guy Laufer | Senior Manager, Global Infrastructure Finance, Mazars USA LLP

Join us for an introduction to U.S. tax equity investing, featuring an overview of the U.S. tax credits, discussion of common tax structures, and a demonstration of the flow of tax attributes in a complex financial model.

Learn more
 

 


Revenue Recognition Series: ASC 606 – Exploring Additional Complex AreasApril 17, 2019 – 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM EDT
Led by:

Mike Crown | Quality and Risk Management Director, Mazars USA LLP
Ayal Cohn | Audit Manager, Mazars USA LLP

Join us for this third webcast in our Revenue Recognition series as we discuss complex areas such as allocating the transaction price to performance obligations, and how to recognize revenue depending on the nature of the performance obligation. We will also explore disclosure requirements.

Learn more
 

The New DMHC Licensure Regulation: Potential Impacts and the Need for a License or ExemptionMarch 28, 2019 – 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM PDT
Led by:

Melissa Borrelli | Senior Manager, Healthcare Consulting, Mazars USA LLP
Renée Delphin-Rodriguez | Partner, Crowell & Moring LLP
Gary Baldwin | Counsel, Crowell & Moring LLP

Join Crowell & Moring and Mazars USA as we discuss the new licensure regulation and how it may impact your organization.

Learn more
 

Don’t Get Stalled By Employee Misclassification March 21, 2019 – 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT
Led by:

Alisha Jernack | Senior Manager, Mazars USA LLP | Moderator
Christopher Leddy, Esq. | Of-Counsel, Becker LLC
Christopher J. Wahl | VP Independent Contractor Division, Assured Partners Transportation
Michael Rofman, CPA | Partner, Mazars USA LLP

Join experts from Becker, Assured Partners and Mazars USA as we discuss the legal challenges, impact to financial statements, practical tips and insurance implications worker misclassifications have on the trucking industry.

Learn more
 

Revenue Recognition Series: Complex Areas under ASC 606
March 5, 2019 – 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM EST
Led by:

Roy Anderson | Audit Partner
Ayal Cohn | Audit Manager
Mike Crown | Quality and Risk Management Director

Join us as we discuss complex areas such as accounting for licenses, contract modifications, accounting for warranties, and principal/agent considerations.

Learn more
 

Revenue Recognition Series: Identifying Performance Obligations under ASC 606
January 16, 2019 – 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM EST
Led by:

Mike Crown | Quality and Risk Management Director
Ayal Cohn | Audit Manager

Join us as our experts discuss specific examples on how to identify promised goods or services and how you record them.

Learn more
 

Are You Ready For Year-End Planning? Everything You Need To Know For Year-End 2018 And Beyond
December 12, 2018 – 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EST
Led by:

Chimudi Egbuna | Senior Accountant
Sheila Grice | Senior Manager
Azmat Hussain | Manager

Join us as our panel discusses everything you need to know about year-end planning, and new rules and regulations for 2019.

Learn more
 

2018 Year-End Tax Update
December 4, 2018 – 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM EST
Led by:

Richard Bloom | Partner
Bruce Lev | Partner
Ryan Vaughan | Director
Timothy Evans | Senior Manager

Join our tax experts to learn about the key changes made to individual income tax, domestic and international business tax, and the transfer tax landscape.

Learn more
 

Going Green to Save Some Green: The Energy Efficient Commercial Buildings Tax Deduction
November 27, 2018 – 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EST
Led by:

Lisa Minniti-Soska | Partner
Joseph Strickland | Director
Daniel Audette | Senior Energy Engineer, Energy Tax Savers

Join us as our experts discuss how to maximize the deduction and credit on your projects.

Learn more
 

Insurance Accounting Update—Changes Are Coming
November 15, 2018 – 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM EST
Led by:

Anthony Stranix | Partner
Marty Garland | Senior Manager

Join us as we discuss the most recent U.S. GAAP and NAIC statutory accounting standards changes.

Learn more
 

Key Differences between IFRS 9 and 17 and their US GAAP Equivalents
October 30, 2018 – 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT
Led by:

Gina Omolon | Senior Manager
Laurence Karagulian | Senior Manager
Florie Bourrel-Heleine | Senior Manager

In continuation of our previous webcast, where our experts introduced the provisions of IFRS 9: Financial Instruments, and IFRS 17: Insurance Contracts, this webcast will…

Learn more
 

Real Estate Investment Trusts – Common Traps to Avoid
October 25, 2018 – 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT
Led by:

Donald Zief | Managing Director
Bonni Zukof | Senior Tax Manager

Join us as we review the basic requirements for a REIT and how to avoid common traps. Be in the know as our experts will cover common issues that could jeopardize a REIT’s status, subject it to tax and recent IRS rulings.

Learn more
 

New Lease Standard Impact on the Retail Industry
September 27, 2018 – 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT
Led by:

Caroline Brown | Manager
Pierre Razzo | Manager

Join us as our experts walk you through the new IFRS single accounting model for lessees with a specific focus on the retail industry.

Learn more
 

Demystifying Data Analytics and Consumer Products Industry Trends
September 13, 2018 – 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT
Led by:

Stuart Nussbaum |
Partner
Leon Patrick Zerbib | Partner

Join us as our experts walk you through what data analytics is and the applications for mid-size retail and consumer products companies.

Learn more
 

Insurance Accounting Update – Changes are coming…
August 8, 2018 – 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM EDT
Led by:

Anthony Stranix | Partner
Marty Garland | Senior Manager

This webcast will discuss the most recent U.S. GAAP and NAIC statutory accounting standards changes.

Learn more
 

New Lease Standard Impact on the Water Industry
August 2, 2018 – 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT
Led by:

Ron Lagnado | Partner
Chase Drossos | Senior Manager
Pierre Menard | Senior

This webcast will help you understand how the water industry will be impacted by the new lease standard and help you gain an understanding of what is changing.

Learn more
 

Wayfair and the Changing Landscape of Sales Tax
June 28, 2018 – 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT
Led by:

Harold Hecht | Director
Seth Rabe | Senior Manager

This webcast will discuss the recent Wayfair Supreme Court landmark decision, the practical ramifications and how to move forward.

Learn more
 

Introduction to VAT: What companies should know when doing business in Europe today and in the future
May 16, 2018 – 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM EDT
Led by:

Birgit Juergensmann | Partner
Tifphani White-King | Partner

This webcast aims to give an understanding of VAT’s concepts and business implications when doing business in Europe.

Learn more
 

IFRS 9 and IFRS 17: The Two Most Impactful Standards Facing Financial Institutions
April 26, 2018 – 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM EDT
Led by:

Florie Bourrel-Heleine | Senior Manager


Laurence Karagulian | Senior Manager

The webcast will provide an introduction to IFRS 9: Financial Instruments and IFRS 17: Insurance Contracts.

Learn more
 

Everything You Need to Know About GDPR and the Impact for US Companies
March 21, 2018 – 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM EDT
Led by:

David Luponis | Partner, Mazars Paris
Louis Osmont | Partner, Mazars USA LLP

Join us as our experts answer three main questions about the GDPR – what is it, who is affected by it, and what are the key elements.

Learn more
 

New Lease Standards Impact on Renewable Energy
March 7, 2018 – 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM EST
Led by:

Ron Lagnado | Partner
Kellie Murphy | Senior Manager
Guy Laufer | Manager

This webcast will help you with understanding how the industry will be impacted by the new lease standards and gain an understanding of what is changing.

Learn more
 

Lease Accounting Changes for Food & Beverage Companies
February 28, 2018 – 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM EST
Led by:

Heather Ayers | Senior Vice President, First American Equipment Finance | Food + Beverage Division
Brian Todd | President, The Food Institute
Ron Lagnado | Partner, Mazars USA LLP

During this webcast, the presenters will discuss the new lease accounting changes and the reporting impact on food and beverage companies.

Learn more
 

Mazars Tax Reform 2018 Webcast Series: How does it affect business owners?
February 21, 2018 – 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST
Led by:


Don Crotty | Senior Tax Manager
Michael MacDonald | Senior Tax Manager
Nicole Modzelewski | Tax Manage

This webcast will cover the new 20% business income deduction and how it will affect business owners, as well as the new interest expense limitation law.

Learn more
 

New Partnership Audit Rules
February 15, 2018 – 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM EST
Led by:

Jason Geisler | Senior Manager
Eduardo Chung | Senior Manager
Timothy Evans | Senior Manager

This webcast will provide a comprehensive overview of the new partnership audit rules with a focus on planning and implementation.

Learn more
 

Introduction to Real Estate Investment Trusts
January 25, 2018 – 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST
Led by:

Donald Zief | Managing Director
Howard Landsberg | Partner

This webcast will address the tax rules that must be in compliance in order to have an entity qualify to be treated as a Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT).

Learn more