Thursday, November 3, 2016 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM EDT
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North Ridge Country Club
6612 Falls of Neuse Rd.
Raleigh, NC 27615

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Sarah Turner, Marketing Coordinator
Bernard Robinson & Company, L.L.P. 
(336) 232-4422

BRC Financial Symposium - Raleigh

Bernard Robinson & Company, L.L.P. invites you to join us on Thursday, November 3rd for a full-day seminar designed for CPAs, attorneys, and accounting, tax, and financial professionals. Our engaging speakers will present on relevant topics packed with important information to keep you up to date and in the know. 

  • update attendees on changes to US GAAP and tax laws for the year
  • gain an understanding of the current and likely economic future of our state and nation
  • obtain an understanding of the latest trends in employment law and how to keep your business compliant
  • gain a basic understanding of how public/private partnerships are utilized to provide affordable housing
  • help Plan Administrator understand their fiduciary responsibility related to the ERISA plan, and update the people responsible on the changes in the industry that could have a huge impact on Plan operations as well as corporate operations as it relates to the retirement plan
  • update participants on the effects of fraud and why trust should not be part of the internal controls of a company
  • and more!
Seating is limited, register today with the link below to reserve your seat. Registration is $45 - includes continental breakfast, lunch, snacks, and new this year, a post-Symposium cocktail hour!.

Recommended CPE Credit
8 CPE credits in Accounting, Taxes, Auditing, Business Law, Business Management, and Economics

Additional Information:  
Instruction Delivery Method: Group-Live
Prerequisites: None
Preparation: None
Program Level: Overview
Presentations include:

Tax Regulations and Accounting Standards Update
By: John Robinson, CPA,Senior Manager, 
and Ben Ripple, CPA, Senior Manager,
Bernard Robinson & Company, L.L.P.

Rules and regulations are continuing to change at a faster and faster pace. This update will keep you up to speed on all of the new requirements from the IRS and FASB that will effect you for 2017 and beyond.

Economic Influences on Business Planning:
Where Are we in the Cycle? What is ahead?

By Michael L. Walden, Ph.D., North Carolina State University 

Dr. Walden will present his current analysis and outlook for the economy-national, state, and local. Topics covered will include production and job growth, trends in inflation and interest rates, impacts of the world economy, and emerging trends that will determine the structure of the economy in the decades ahead.

Affordable Housing - Public and Private Partnerships  
By: Olga Oganesov, CPA, Senior Manager and  
Kim Ripberger, CPA, Senior Manager,
Bernard Robinson & Compnay, L.L.P. 
Olga Oganesov and Kim Ripberger will provide an Affordable Housing industry overview, as well as share investor tax benefits.

Employment Law and Compliance
By Nicole Crawford, Partner, Brooks Pierce

Nicole Crawford will present updates on the latest topics from the EEOC as well as developments in the FLSA, and how to keep your closely held business legally compliant.  



Transforming Local Communities and Economies through Arts and Culture: A Bluegrass Case Study
By William Lewis, Executive Director, Pinecone
William Lewis played a major role in bringing the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) and its annual conference and music gathering, World of Bluegrass, from Nashville, TN, to Raleigh, NC, in 2013, where it drew a record audience of 140,000 attendees to downtown and resulted in over $10,000,000 in direct visitor spending. He explains how it came to be, and what it means for local communities. 

And much more!



Continuing Professional Education Information: 

Bernard Robinson & Company, L.L.P. 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. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.learningmarket.org


In accordance with the standards of the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, CPE credits are granted based on a 50-minute hour.

For questions or concerns regarding Continuing Professional Education, course content, delivery, timeliness or accuracy of CPE, refund, complaint and/or program cancellation policies for this event, contact Sarah Turner at sturner@brccpa.com or 336.232.4422.




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