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MICPA to Host Financial Institutions Conference Sept. 28

by MICPA | Sep 22, 2017   ()

With the growing number of financial instituions worldwide, the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants is educating members about trends and the growing risk of cyber attacks.  

The program, titled Financial Institutions Conference, will discuss current changes shaping the financial industry with a special emphasis on what regulators are seeing. The session is scheduled for Sept. 28 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:50 p.m. at the Radisson Hotel, 111 N. Grand Ave., Lansing.

“In 2016, there were more than 200 million financial services records breached,” said Joseph Zito, chair of the MICPA Financial Institutions Task Force. “This is a dangerous trend we’re seeing in the world, and MICPA is committed to providing education so that our members can take the proper steps to prevent of cyber hacks.”

Other sessions will focus on national and local issues affecting the evolution of the industry, including  progress with the new Current Expected Credit Loss (CECL) implementation, risk concentrations and management succession planning. Additional sessions will feature changes to accounting standards and other need-to-know information for CPAs.

Registration is $220 for MICPA members and $370 for non-members and is available by visiting micpa.org/CFICF17

Source: MICPA
Source: MICPA

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