Financial Reporting: SEC Forms 8-K, 10-K, and 10-Q


This course provides an overview of reporting requirements with respect to SEC public issuers. Specifically, this course addresses the reporting requirements related to filing SEC Form 8-K (current), Form 10-Q (interim), and Form 10-K (annual). This includes discussions of requirements for each form as well as actual examples from companies to help illustrate the guidance.

Learning Objectives

Students who successfully complete this course will be able to:

  • recognize events which require an entity to file a Form 8-K
  • identify the filing deadline for Form 8-K
  • identify key areas requiring disclosure within the Form 10-K annual filing
  • recognize key principles relating to the notes to the financial statements
  • identify filing deadlines for the 10-K based on filing status
  • recognize key components included within the interim Form 10-Q
  • differentiate between issues reported through a Form 10-Q vs. a Form 10-K
  • identify filing deadlines for Form 10-Q based on filing status

Designed for

CPAs and other financial professionals who seek an overview of the major SEC reporting requirements.


A basic understanding of SEC reporting

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