Speaker

Marc Siegel

Marc Siegel was a Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) Board Member from 2008 through 2018. He was involved in finalizing Accounting Standards Updates for Revenue Recognition, Lease Accounting, Credit Losses, Hedging, Long-duration Insurance Contracts, Disclosure Framework and many others. Mr. Siegel helped revamp FASB communications, particularly those geared toward investors. 

 

At FASB, Mr. Siegel hosted forums on both coasts with auditors, preparers, securities regulators, securities attorneys, investors and audit committee members to kick off Disclosure Framework project. He has been a frequent speaker at conferences on financial reporting.

 

Mr. Siegel worked with FASB investor liaison team to continuously improve investor outreach. He participated as a FASB Observer in the Enhanced Disclosure Task Force of the Financial Stability Board, the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) and the Corporate Reporting Dialogue (CRD).

 

Mr. Siegel’s prior experience includes Director of Research at a boutique sell-side research firm providing detailed forensic financial statement analysis to mutual fund and hedge fund clients to support their investment decisions. He led a team of more than twenty analysts in the US and London doing forensic financial statement analysis designed to detect early warning signs of underappreciated business deterioration and to warn institutional investor clients about those risks. Also, Mr. Siegel worked closely with Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) corporate governance and ESG research teams to identify synergies in research processes and findings