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2015 Marcum Governmental Symposium to Update South Florida Government Finance Professionals on New GASB Pronouncements


New York City, NY - Over 200 South Florida government finance officials will attend the 2015 Marcum Governmental Symposium on Thursday, October 29, at the Signature Grand in Davie. Presented by the Government Services Practice group of Marcum LLP, a top national accounting and advisory services firm, the annual symposium will include a full day of technical education and training to bring government finance professionals up-to-date on new accounting and reporting requirements.

Technical presentations will cover new Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) pronouncements, the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) for government accounting and reporting. The CPE-accredited seminar will be conducted by Paul Glick, a specialist in GASB standards. Special presentations on GASB 67 (A Year in Review) and GASB 68 (What to Expect for 2015), covering government pension plan reporting, will be presented by Michael D. Futterman, Partner-in-Charge of Marcum's Florida Government Services Practice, with Enrique Llerena, senior manager; Moises Ariza, manager; and James J. Rizzo, senior actuary and consultant.

"The Marcum Governmental Symposium is an annual highlight for our Government Services Practice," Mr. Futterman said. "It has been our privilege for more than 20 years to offer this program to help local governments stay abreast of the technical updates that are crucial to their fiduciary responsibilities. The sold-out attendance is a great indicator that government finance professionals value and appreciate what they learn and rely on it to help them keep up-to-date on changes in pronouncements from year-to-year."

The 2015 Marcum Governmental Symposium is sponsored by the Florida Local Government Finance Program, Munilytics and J.P. Morgan.

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Marcum LLP provides auditing, accounting, financial reporting and management advisory/consulting services to a broad spectrum of government entities. The Firm is actively involved in recognized standard-setting organizations at the national, state and local levels.

About Marcum LLP
Marcum LLP is one of the largest independent public accounting and advisory services firms in the United States.  Headquartered in New York City, Marcum LLP offers the resources of 1,300 professionals, including more than 160 partners, in 23 full-service offices in major business markets throughout the U.S., Grand Cayman and China. Marcum is a member of the Marcum Group, an organization providing a comprehensive range of professional services spanning accounting and advisory, technology solutions, wealth management, and executive and professional recruiting. The Marcum Group companies include Marcum LLP, Marcum Technology LLC, Marcum Search LLC, Marcum Staffing LLC, Marcum Financial Services LLC, Marcum Bernstein & Pinchuk LLP, and MarcumBuchanan Associates LLC.

Michael Futterman, Office Managing Partner, Assurance

Office Managing Partner
Miami, FL



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