Last chance to register for this 2-day online training on SOX and internal controls 2022 Update: July 13-14 –


DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “SOX and Internal Controls Update 2022” conference has been added to from offer.

SOX and internal control best practices continue to evolve. Led by technical experts from national accounting firms and complemented by industry panelists, the program includes a combination of lectures and interactive discussions for a deeper understanding of the topics.

Learning objectives

  • Understand the latest regulatory changes/best practices in key areas

  • What to expect under the new administration

  • Start assessing the effects of the latest accounting standards on your SOX compliance

This event will run from 8:45 a.m. to 4:55 p.m. PT each day.


Agenda: DAY 1

8:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Lessons learned on ICFR and best practices

  • Common challenges in the SOX program lifecycle, including risk assessment and control selection and design

  • Controls related to significant unusual transactions

  • Information used in controls (IUC) and use of technology to modernize the SOX program

10:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Break

11:00 – 12:15 PSPC: Internal Control Considerations

  • Market trends

  • Basics of SPAC Transactions

  • Transaction Accounting and Internal Control Considerations

12:15 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch break

1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Industry roundtable (IPE, data security, new accounting rules), impact of COVID…

2:30 p.m. – 2:40 p.m. Break

2:40 p.m. – 3:50 p.m. Cyber ​​Security Update

  • Ransomware

  • Latest Attack Trends

  • Practical examples

3:50 p.m. – 3:55 p.m. Break

3:55 – 5:00 Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Update

  • Understand and control RPA risks

  • Get it right from the start rather than fix it later

  • Examples and practical cases

Agenda: DAY 2

8:45 – 10:00 ESG Trends (Environment, Social and Governance)

  • Recent market trends

  • Example – Sustainable Development Activities

  • Role of internal audit

  • What are other companies doing now?

10:00 – 10:10 Break

10:10 – 11:25 SEC Update

  • Directorate SEC

  • SEC Regulatory Update

  • Comment Letter Subjects

  • SEC Filing Reminders

  • Questions

11:25 a.m. – 11:35 a.m. Break

11:35 a.m. – 12:50 p.m. Computer checks

  • Terminology

  • General IT concepts and application controls

  • What is the computer system concerned

  • How to determine what to test in computer science

  • How many cloud/third-party providers?

  • Gaps

12:50 p.m. – 1:20 p.m. Lunch

1:20 – 2:40 Leveraging the Three-Line Model in SOX

  • The latest Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) three-line template

  • Responsibilities of each role in the model

  • How to get the most out of SOX

2:40 p.m. – 2:55 p.m. Break

2:55 – 4:10 p.m. Cybersecurity Disclosure Controls

  • SEC proposed rules on cybersecurity risk management

  • Three dangerous trends: the proliferation of technologies and the evolution of cyberattacks, regulatory changes, the shortage of IT risks and compliance talents

  • Solutions everyone should know to be successful

  • How to move forward – meet with your external audit firm with these scheduled agenda topics

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