Webcast: Surgent's Understanding the High Stakes Mega Issues in A&A Today (XSIAA418)
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The impact of the recently released accounting standards will take center stage over the next few years. In this course, we will explore the accounting and operational impact of recent FASB activity, including standards on revenue, leases, financial instruments, consolidation, and other hot topics, as well as consider the impact of emerging technology trends on the accounting function. Get latest information on these mega issues in accounting so you can be a true business advisor.

 Export to Your Calendar 5/29/2018
When: 05/29/2018
12:00 PM until 3:30 PM
Where: Webcast
SURGENT
IAA4-2018-01-WEBNR-149-01
Louisiana
United States
Presenter: Richard Daisley, CPA


Online registration is available until: 5/27/2018
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Acronym XSIAA418
CPE 4 hours
Vendor Surgent
Category
A&A
Level Intermediate
Prerequisite Experience in financial accounting and reporting
Adv Prep None
Yellow Book? No
Registration Fees
Members* $139
CPA Non-Members $189

*The member rate applies to LCPA members, other state CPA society members, and non-CPA staff of LCPA members. To register online, use the ‘Register’ button above. To register by phone, call the LCPA Member Service Center at 800.288.5272 or 504.464.1040, Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm.

Course Description
With the recent release of a series of high-impact new accounting standards, the impact of these pronouncements will take center stage over the next few years. In addition to new accounting guidance, these standards have the potential to change how companies do business. In this course, we will explore the accounting and operational impact of recent FASB activity, including standards on revenue, leases, financial instruments, consolidation and other hot topics, as well as consider the impact of emerging technology trends on the accounting function. One of the best ways to add value as an accountant is to be in front of the pack with the best knowledge and insights. This course is designed to give you the latest information on these mega issues in accounting so you can be a true business advisor.

Objectives

  • Understand and apply the FASB’s new revenue recognition standard, Topic 606
  • Review the FASB’s new lease accounting guidance, ASU No. 2016-02
  • Recall the financial statement impact of other recent accounting standards updates
  • Comprehend the operational impact of recent and proposed accounting standards

Major Topics

  • Accounting and operational impacts of adopting Topic 606
  • Accounting and operational impacts of adopting ASU No. 2016-02
  • Accounting for the added income statement volatility resulting from recent FASB ASUs on financial instruments and stock-based compensation
  • Business impact on both large and small companies of applying the FASB’s recent guidance on consolidations
  • The accounting, business, and operational impact of other new or proposed ASUs
  • Emerging issues impacting the accounting profession

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