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02/18/2011

International Financial Reporting Standards Seminar Is March 31

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 Companies of all sizes are grappling with the challenges presented by changes in accounting standards and the impact on all business organizations.
 Anticipating the changes in key metrics of performance, vendor and customer contracts, debt covenants, information technology and more will be discussed in the free, day-long seminar for “IFRS—Convergence or Conversion, Will your organization be ready?”

ROCK HILL, S.C. - KPMG LLP and Winthrop’s College of Business Administration invite area business leaders to learn about international financial reporting standards on March 31 at Carroll Hall on the university’s campus.

Companies of all sizes are grappling with the challenges presented by changes in accounting standards and the impact on all business organizations. Anticipating the changes in key metrics of performance, vendor and customer contracts, debt covenants, information technology and more will be discussed in the free, day-long seminar for “IFRS — Convergence or Conversion: Will Your Organization Be Ready?”

The morning session registration is at 9:30 a.m. and starts with “IFRS-The Basics” and continues in the afternoon with a 2:30 p.m. panel discussion of “IFRS — Implementation and Practice Issues.” This session provides opportunities to discuss with a panel of experts, the challenges encountered in conversion projects and the path forward through convergence.

For more information, contact Charles Alvis, associate professor of accounting, at 803/323-2695, or visit the Winthrop University College of Business Administration website.

The event is free, but space is limited. For registration, e-mail amaffeo@kpmg.com. Registration deadline is Monday, March 28.

Event: "IFRS — Convergence or Conversion: Will Your Organization Be Ready?"
Date: Thursday, March 31
Location: Vivian M. Carroll Hall, campus of Winthrop University, 883 Ebenezer Ave., Rock Hill, S.C.
Times: Morning session registration begins at 9:30 a.m. The afternoon session begins at 2:30 p.m., followed by a business reception at 4:30 p.m.
Registration deadline: Monday, March 28.

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