Managing Corporate Accounting Compliance Abroad

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David O’Flaherty
Marcia Siqueira
TMF (Brazil)
Derek Ng
TMF (Head of North China)
Mike Morroni
TMF (Vice President of Global Sales)
Paul Pacter
Consultant, International Accounting Standards Board


This program is sponsored by TMF Group.

TMF Group

Get expert tips and insights for how businesses expanding internationally can comply with complex local accounting rules with this FREE, 60-minute webinar.

Explore case studies from the United Kingdom, China, and Brazil and get useful tips on how to overcome the typical accounting challenges businesses face as they undertake multinational expansion and operations in these countries.

Educational Objectives:
• Understand the corporate accounting issues involved when operating in the U.K., China, and Brazil
• Better understand the accounting methodologies of the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB)
• Gain practical tips from advisors in the region and avoid local pitfalls

Who would benefit most from attending this program?
Chief accounting officers, financial officers, and other senior decision-makers of companies operating internationally as well as domestic companies considering international expansion.



David O’Flaherty is Head of Accounting Services, UK at TMF Group. He is a qualified accountant with over 25 years’ experience from within financial services, commerce/industry and client services.

David has been with TMF Group for over five years and became Head of Accounting Services in 2015. His current role encompasses development and growth, financial, technical and team management for Corporate and SPV/SFS Accounting, Private Client Services, International VAT, Loan Administration and Cash Management. David works with his teams to ensure the maintenance of high standards of client service delivery. Previously to this position David was responsible for the London Corporate Accounting team.

Prior to TMF David worked for the Swiss Stock Exchange’s UK operation for over 10 years where he held the position of CFO.


Márcia Siqueira, Accounting and Relationship Manager at TMF Group Brazil, has over 15 years of work experience in Corporate Accounting and Consolidation at controllership areas for large enterprises such as DuPont, GE and Carrefour, besides performing auditing roles at PricewaterhouseCoopers. She has joined TMF Group Brazil on Oct/15 and is dedicated to supporting international clients with their accounting needs, focusing also on Capital Markets. Her areas of expertise include SOX, consolidation procedures, SEC IPO, SAP, Oracle, Hyperion, US GAAP and IFRS. She holds bachelor degrees in Business Administration and Accounting, a MBA in Finance and certificates in IFRS and Retail.  


Derek Ng is the Head of TMF for North China based in the city of Beijing.
Prior re-joining TMF Group in 2015, Derek was the Financial Controller of Yat Sing Holdings Limited, a Hong Kong listed company, where he played a key role in the company’s initial public offering.

Derek has lived in China for more than 20 years and during this time, he has served as the Head of Finance, Administration and Human Resources in China for several companies listed on NASDAQ.

Starting his career with Ernst and Young Hong Kong auditing Chinese enterprises in 1990, Derek also served as a financial consultant for several wholly owned subsidiaries of foreign SMEs and an independent non-executive director of a H-share company listed on the Growth Enterprise Market of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

Derek graduated from the University of Massachusetts and has studied an EMBA program by the Peking University, China.



Mike Morroni is Vice President of Global Sales in the Americas at TMF Group.  His 15+ years of experience include working within some of the world’s largest financial services companies and leadership roles within  consulting and service providers focused on assisting companies to understand the requirements and risks as they expand across the globe.  In his role with TMF Group he works with companies ranging from Fortune 100 firms to those expanding internationally for the first time in order to ensure their global operations meet both local and internal standards and requirements.  Mike earned his MBA from ESADE Business School in Spain and is a member of the Travellers Century Club, an organization for individuals who have visited over 100 countries.




Paul Pacter was a Board Member of the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) from 2010 to 2012.  He now is a consultant to the IASB.  In that capacity he manages a project to assess progress toward adoption of IFRS in individual jurisdictions throughout the world. 


Prior to serving on the Board, Paul held two concurrent positions:


  • Director in the Global IFRS Office of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu in Hong Kong (2000-2010).
  • Director of Standards for Small and Medium-Sized Entities (SMEs) at the IASB (2003-2010).  In this capacity he helped the IASB develop an accounting standard that reduces the financial reporting burden on private companies. 


He worked for the IASB’s predecessor, the International Accounting Standards Committee, in London from 1994-2000, managing projects on financial instruments, interim financial reporting, segment reporting, discontinuing operations, extractive industries, agriculture, and electronic financial reporting.


Previously, Paul worked for the U.S. Financial Accounting Standards Board for 16 years, and, for seven years, was Commissioner of Finance of the City of Stamford, Connecticut.  Paul was Vice Chairman of the Advisory Council to the U.S. Governmental Accounting Standards Board (1984 to 1989) and a member of GASB’s pensions task force and FASB’s consolidation task force.  He is co-author of two university textbooks and has published over 100 professional monographs and articles.  He received his Ph.D. from Michigan State University and is a CPA.  He has taught in several MBA programmes for working business managers.