Webcast: GAAP Update (XCGAPUP117)
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Stay on top of accounting principles by reviewing all pronouncements issued since 2014, including those by the FASB Private Company Council and other amendments to the FASB Accounting Standards Codification. Gain a comprehensive understanding of the pronouncements as they relate to you and your clients, as well as information on significant pronouncements that are likely to be issued in the near future. Plus, determine the appropriate time to apply these guidelines to transactions and arrangemen

10/30/2017
When: 10/30/2017
8:30 AM until 4:00 PM
Where: Webcast
CALCPA
4172513F
United States
Presenter: Mark E. Dauberman, CPA


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Acronym XCGAPUP117
CPE 8 hours
Vendor CalCPA
Category
Accounting & Auditing
Level Update
Prerequisite Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and awareness of the FASB Accounting Standards Codification.
Adv Prep None
Yellow Book? No
Designed for CPAs responsible for ensuring financial statements conform with GAAP, as well as auditors and internal CPAs who are part of the financial reporting process.
Registration
Member $245
CPA Non-Member $375

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Course Description

Stay on top of accounting principles by reviewing all pronouncements issued since 2014, including those by the FASB Private Company Council and other amendments to the FASB Accounting Standards Codification. Gain a comprehensive understanding of the pronouncements as they relate to you and your clients, as well as information on significant pronouncements that are likely to be issued in the near future. Plus, determine the appropriate time to apply these guidelines to transactions and arrangements with similar characteristics for which there is not authoritative guidance.

Course material includes summaries of each of the pronouncements, including the reasons behind their issuance and their effects on financial reporting.

Materials are provided as an eBook.

Objectives

  • Identify changes to each major subject in the FASB Accounting Standards Codification as a result of Accounting Standard Updates (ASUs) issued since 2014.
  • Determine when it is appropriate to apply alternatives available as a result of pronouncements of the FASB Private Company Council (PCC).
  • Determine how to apply ASU changes to client financial statements.
  • Recognize changes to areas such as accounting for goodwill, accounting for derivatives and variable interest entities.
  • Identify upcoming changes to revenue recognition accounting.

Major Topics

  • Business combinations and consolidations
  • Imputation of interest
  • Derivatives and hedging
  • Inventory
  • Fair value measurements and disclosures
  • Going concern issues
  • Impairments of goodwill and other intangibles