Reporting Transparency: Best Practices for Leaders and Constituents in a Time of Uncertainty


With so much uncertainty, could improving data quality in the federal financial reporting process help in the economic recovery?  This hour-long event featured perspectives from the government and private sector while they explore federal financial data reporting requirements, where changes are being made, and what existing technologies could be adopted to ease burden and facilitate cross-government cooperation. Speakers discussed best practices in keeping leaders, government teams, and constituents informed, current needs for transparency, and what new methods can be used to ensure high quality data in financial reporting.

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CPE – Webinar – 1 Credit

Duration: 60 minutes

CPE credits: 1

Course level: Overview — No preparation is needed

Appropriate prerequisites will be listed by session: Appropriate prerequisites will be listed by session.

Advanced preparation: No advanced preparation required.

Field of Study: Finance

Delivery method: Group: Internet based

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Richard Berner

Former Director, Office of Financial Research and Professor, New York University

Tom Dunlap

Chief Data Officer, London Stock Exchange Group

Justin Marsico

Chief Data Officer, Bureau of the Fiscal Service, Department of Treasury

Peter Warms

Business Development Manager, Global LEI Foundation




After this event, attendees will be able to:

  • Identify and analyze potential obstacles to accurate and timely financial reporting 
  • Differentiate between the changes in financial reporting requirements within the private and public sector, and their impact upon the goal of transparency
  • Analyze and pursue technological innovations as part of a comprehensive strategy to improve collaboration and operational resiliency while meeting financial reporting requirements


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