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Corporate Compliance Seminars (CCS) is your source for continuing professional education (CPE) credit concerning internal audit, COSO, internal controls and financial audit training courses.


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Audit Committee
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NAIC MAR 3 Day
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SSAE SOC Audits
SOX for the CPA
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Insurance Industry MAR Compliance


The Instructors

John Blackshire
David Marshall
Sulaiman Afzal
C.S. Colvin
Evans Cottman
Elliot Fisch
Eric Hopkins
Greg Kocek
Louis Martin
Jay Roy
Henry Schneider
Tom Wickes
 

Business Partners

Infotech Global
The Accountware Group.
 


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NAIC Model Audit Rule Compliance Course

COSO Three Day Insurance Course

This CPE course is focused on how to address Model Audit Rule (MAR) compliance using the COSO frameworks (COSO 2013 and COSO ERM) and COBIT.

This three-day CPE course is designed for compliance managers, controllers, CFO's and others who have the responsibility for the insurance organization's internal control framework. We used examples tied to the seventeen COSO principles. We also refer to the various exhibits in the Financial Condition Examiners Handbook which drive the examination of your compliance activities.

Learn how to comply using a cost effective approach to address your compliance needs under the NAIC's Model Audit Rule (MAR) requirements. These requirements concern both the annual filings but also the Insurance Commissioners approach using the Financial Condition Examiners Handbook.

Follow the below links for further detail information:
. Seminar Highlights
. Learning Objectives
. Key Issues on the Agenda

The retail cost of this CPE seminar is $1,775.00 per attendee.

To reserve your space, click on the "SIGN-UP NOW!" link in the right margin, complete the registration form, and use the corresponding "Submit Registration Form and Move to Payment Options Page" button for filing the registration and moving to the payment page.

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Each attendee will receive 12 Auditing, 3 Business Law, 3 Business Management & Organization, 3 Behavioral Ethics, 3 Computer Science CPE Hours (YB).

 Upcoming NAIC Model Audit Rule Compliance Courses

City Date Timing

New Orleans, LA
Tuesday-Thursday, October 17-19, 2017 T&W 8:45a to 4:45p - TH 8:45a to 2:45p
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Confirmed Presentation
Regus HQ, Energy Centre Building 1100 Poydras Street, Suite 2900, New Orleans, Louisiana, 70163
Austin, Texas
Wednesday-Friday, April 18-20, 2018 Wed. & Thurs. 8:45a to 4:45p - Fri. 8:45a to 2:45p
... ... Hilton Garden Inn Austin Downtown, 500 North Interstate 35, Austin, TX
Boston, MA
Wednesday-Friday, May 2-4, 2018 Wed. & Thurs. 8:45a to 4:45p - Fri. 8:45a to 2:45p
... ... Regus 101 Arch Street, 8th Floor, Boston, MA 02110

San Diego, CA
Wednesday-Friday, May 16-18, 2018 Wed. & Thurs. 8:45a to 4:45p - Fri. 8:45a to 2:45p
... ... Regus Office Suites, 402 West Broadway, Suite 400, San Diego, CA 92101

Basking Ridge, NJ
Wednesday-Friday, July 25-27, 2018 Wed. & Thurs. 8:45a to 4:45p - Fri. 8:45a to 2:45p
... ... Dolce Basking Ridge, 300 N Maple Avenue, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920

St. Charles, IL
Wednesday-Friday, August 22-24, 2018 Wed. & Thurs. 8:45a to 4:45p - Fri. 8:45a to 2:45p
... ... St. Charles - Q Center, 1405 North Fifth Avenue, St. Charles, Il 60174
San Jose, CA
Wednesday-Friday, August 29-31, 2018 Wed. & Thurs. 8:45a to 4:45p - Fri. 8:45a to 2:45p
... ... San Jose - Dolce Hayes Mansion, 200 Edenvale Avenue, San Jose, CA

New Orleans, LA
Wednesday-Friday, October 11-13, 2018 Wed. & Thurs. 8:45a to 4:45p - Fri. 8:45a to 2:45p
... ... Regus HQ, 201 St. Charles Avenue, Suite 2500, New Orleans, Louisiana 70170

Refer to our Seminar Cities Index for a list of our seminar locations. The individual city pages provide a listing of topics being presented. Our Seminar Cities by Week provides a guide to the locations during a calendar week.

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Benefits of Attending

In this insurance focused, three-day workshop you will move through an overview of COSO ERM, COSO 2013, COBIT 5.0 and the NAIC Model Audit Rule to build a real understanding of the NAIC compliance requirements. You will benefit from the extensive insurance accounting, auditing, compliance and systems backgrounds of the course creators and instructors. We teach how to address compliance based on the lessons we have learned by the effective implementation of MAR compliance. We teach a top down risk based methodology to the creation of effective ICFR.

The results of attending this workshop will be a better focused compliance program that meets the needs of the issuer and the external auditors. This workshop will be taught by cost-conscious internal control experts who have helped over 200 insurance organizations to understand compliance with the NAIC's Model Audit Rule.

CCS has been presenting compliance seminars throughout the United States since SOX's ratification in 2004. The instructors will candidly share their experience and present a pragmatic approach to Model Audit Rule compliance.

Link to Article on MAR Compliance

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Seminar Highlights

- Review the details of COSO ERM and COSO 2013
- Top Down Risk Based Methodology Defined
- Best Practices to Documentation and Assessment
- Entity Level Control Documentation
- Risk Assessment Documentation
- Information Technology General Controls Documentation
- How to Manage Communication with External Auditors and Audit Committee
- Workshops focused on Major Deliverables

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Learning Objectives

- Attendees will understand risk assessments from the insurance accounting viewpoint
- Attendees will see how to effectively implement top down internal controls
- Attendees will learn the compliance requirements of the NAIC's Model Audit Rule
- Attendees will discuss relationship with their external auditors under the Model Audit Rule
- Attendees will identify methods for improving their internal control frameworks

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Background Materials

In preparing the materials for the NAIC MAR Workshop the following reference materials were used:
- Insurance Core Principles, Standards, Guidance and Assessment Methodology - Click here to move to the IAIS's Website for a downloadable copy.
- NAIC Solvency Modernization Initiative - Click here to move to the NAIC's Website for a downloadable documents.
- NAIC Own Risk and Solvency Assessment (ORSA) Model Act - Click here to move to the NAIC's Website for a downloadable copies of the Act and Guidance Manual documents.

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Instructors for Model Audit Rule

John C. Blackshire, Jr.

He has over 35 years of accounting, business management, internal control, software development and auditing experience. During his career, he has conducted numerous project assessments, internal control audits, designed business process controls, designed automated accounting system controls, and created several project and quality control methodologies.

During his years at KPMG, he was an external auditor for life insurance, property & casualty and health insurance plans. He was with Insurance Systems of America for several years working on the ISA/ABC, ISA/CDS and ISA/OSCARS applications. He helped to design and develop the Walker Interactive and Genelco financial applications which were used by numerous insurance organizations.

He has written numerous articles, presented continuing education seminars, and published booklets on best practices in the accounting, finance and information technology functions. He is currently providing an extensive set of continuing professional education seminars concerning internal controls. His classes cover COSO, COBIT, ITIL, SEC Management Guidance, PCAOB Standards, NAIC Model Audit Rule, OMB A-123 Regulations and Virginia State mandates.

John holds a BS in Accounting from the University of South Carolina (USC) and was a Certified Public Accountant. He is a member of the Dean's Advisory Committee for the Moore School of Business at USC. He is an active member of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) and the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA).

The Accountware Group, Inc.

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Key Issues on the Agenda


Registration

Introduction and Background
- Introductions
- Internal Control Terminology
- Regulatory Remapping
- NAIC Prospective on Internal Control over Financial Reporting (ICFR)
- SEC & PCAOB Prospective on ICFR
- Issues Affecting Insurance Accounting & Auditing

Section 1 - NAIC Model Audit Rule (MAR)
- History of Insurance Regulation
- Overview of Changes to Model Audit Rule
- Urban Legions Concerning ICFR
- Annual Financial Reporting Model Regulation (MAR) by Section

Section 2 - Top-Down vs. Control-Based Compliance
- Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB)
- The Original COSO
- Auditing Standard #2 - Control Based Approach
- Auditing Standard #5 - Top Down Risk Based Approach
- SEC Risk Assessment
- NAIC Risk Assessment
- NAIC Risk Mitigation Strategy

Section 3 - NAIC Model Audit Guidance
- NAIC's Financial Condition Examiners Handbook
- NAIC's Audit Rule Implementation Guide
- SEC Management Guidance
- CMMI Levels of Maturity

Section 4 - Internal Control Methodologies
- Many Models
- SOX Methodologies
- COSO Internal Control Framework
- COBIT Framework

Section 5 - Entity-Level Controls - Risk Assessment
- COSO Top Down Approach
- NAIC's Prospective
- NAIC's Exam Phase 1
- COSO Risk Assessment Component
- Specific Financial Reporting Objectives
- Financial Reporting Risks
- Fraud Risks

Section 6 - Entity-Level Controls - Control Enviroment
- Tone at the Top
- COSO Control Enviroment Component
- Integrity and Ethical Values
- Board of Directors
- Management's Philosophy & Operating Style
- Organizational Structure
- Financial Reporting Competencies
- Authority and Responsibility
- Human Resources

Section 7 - Entity-Level Controls - The Supporting Components
- COSO Control Activities Component
- Integration with Risk Assessment
- Selection & Development of Control Activities
- Policies and Procedures
- Information Technology
- COSO Information & Communication Component
- Financial Reporting Information
- Internal Control Information
- Internal Communication
- External Communication
- COSO Monitoring Component
- Ongoing and Separate Evaluations
- Reporting Deficiencies

Section 8 - Business Process Controls and Testing
- Key Elements of ICFR
- Business Processes & Cycles
- Testing Standards

Section 9 - Information Technology General Controls
- COBIT
- NAIC's Prospective on IT Controls

Section 10 - Management's Assessment
- Knowledge Transfer to Auditors
- Using the Work of Others
- Management's Assessment
- Opining to the Auditor


Section 11 - Going Forward

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Experts Providing Training Seminars

Corporate Compliance Seminars has been created by experts who enjoy providing CPE classroom training, workshops and consulting on internal controls, internal auditing and accounting related subjects. We have focused on SOX, COSO, PCAOB, COBIT, GRC, IFRS, AICPA, GAO and IIA Standards.

Our programs are CPE for professionals with CPA, CGA, CIA, CFE, CISA, CMA and CA designations.

Corporate Compliance Seminars presents CPE to auditors, compliance and IT professionals, Boards of Directors and Audit Committees. We examine the details of risk management, Sarbanes-Oxley Act compliance, Model Audit Rule compliance, auditing, internal controls, IT security and compliance, and fraud prevention and detection.

Corporate Compliance Seminars allows the attendee to earn Official NASBA CPE credit.

Our seminars focus on the details of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX), Internal Controls over Financial Reporting (ICFR), Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO) Internal Control Frameworks, ISACA's Control Objectives over Information Technology (COBIT), Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL), Open Compliance & Ethics Group's (OCEG) Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC) methodology, PCAOB's Auditing Standard 5 (AS5), AICPA auditing standards and the future conversion from GAAP to the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).

Our seminars provide CPE for the CPA, CFE, CIA, CISA, auditors and others with effective and engaging training.

 

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Corporate Compliance Seminars 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.

Complaints may also be forwarded to the company principals, David S. Marshall (708-205-2366; dmarshall@compliance-seminars.net) and/ or John Blackshire (479-200-4373; jblackshire@compliance-seminars.net).