Private Company Services events & webcasts

Throughout the year, PwC’s Private Company Services practice (PCS) sponsors and hosts a variety of events and webcasts focused on issues facing today’s private and family-owned businesses like yours. PCS professionals also participate in and speak at a number of conferences and events. Please see below for a listing of upcoming conferences, events and webcasts.


PwC is holding two webcasts that have relevance for private companies:

  • Hot topics in lease accounting
    March 24, 2015
    1:00 - 2:00 PM EDT
    On this webcast, PwC specialists will discuss current lease accounting issues in the marketplace. Topics include build-to-suit leases, sale leasebacks, and common terms in lease agreements that result in capital lease classification. The program provides 1 hour of CPE.
    Register for the webcast

  • Latest developments on implementation of the new revenue standard FASB, IASB and TRG updates
    April 1, 2015
    3:30 - 5:00 PM EDT
    On this webcast, IBM VP of Accounting Policy and External Reporting, Gregg Nelson, and FASB Assistant Director, Cullen D. Walsh, will join PwC revenue specialists to discuss the latest developments on implementation issues related to the new revenue recognition standard. Topics include updates on FASB’s and IASB’s projects the issues debated by the Transition Resource Group (TRG), including developments from the March 30 TRG meeting.
    Register for the webcast


  • Financial Executives International, Private Company Roundtable Webcast
    Original webcast: February 4, 2015
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  • 2014 Year-end accounting & reporting developments webcast
    Original webcast: December 8, 2014
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  • Year-end Tax and Wealth Management Planning webcast - Top year-end planning considerations for private companies, family businesses and individuals
    Original webcast: November 6, 2014
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  • Trendsetter Business Outlook – a conversation about economic trends impacting private companies and C-suite decisions
    Original webcast: October 22, 2014
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  • The challenges of managing a family business now and for the future
    An intimate conversation with Jim Ethier, chairman, Bush Brothers & Company
    Original webcast: April 30, 2014
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  • Year-End Financial Reporting Developments for Private Companies
    Original webcast: December 10, 2013
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  • Year- End Tax and Wealth Management Planning
    Original Wecast: November 19, 2013
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Archived Webcasts

Transitions East 2015

March 25-27, 2015
Tampa Bay, FL
Transitions East 2015 is sponsored by Family Business Magazine, and is the only conference created for family companies, by family companies. This year's conference will focus on the theme of successfully separating family and business issues, with sessions on:

  • Establishing and living the values of the family
  • How to separate family and business issues
  • Developing family and business leaders
  • Innovation and entrepreneurship and family tradition
  • From managing the business to owning the enterprise

PCS is hosting or sponsoring local market events in the following cities:

Atlanta, GA
Baltimore, MD
Boston, MA
Chicago, IL
Dallas, TX
Houston, TX
New York, NY
Philadelphia, PA
Sacramento, CA
San Francisco, CA
Vienna, VA

For information on these events, please contact Mary Chidiac.

Check back regularly to see if an event has been scheduled in your area.

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