Financial Instruments: Mastering the New FASB Requirements

Date: January 4, 2018 Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm EST Location: Online CPE: 8 Format: Webcast
EVENT DESCRIPTION

How does the guidance in the new financial instruments standards differ from current GAAP? This webcast addresses that question by examining the core principles of the new standards. The FASB’s financial instruments projects reconsider classification and measurement of financial instruments, as well as issues related to impairment of financial instruments. This webcast will teach accountants in public practice and industry the background, purpose, and main provisions of the new financial instruments standards. Specifically, the webcast will address transition guidance, disclosure requirements, and implementation guidance.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
Identify changes to FASB ASC 825, Financial Instruments, as a result of the new financial instrument standards on classification and measurement and impairment~
Recall key points related to the simplification of accounting requirements~
Recall significant points related to the single credit loss model for financial assets for the recognition of losses~
Identify related disclosure requirements~
MAJOR TOPICS
Transition and implementation guidance
Classification of financial Instruments
Measurement of financial instruments
Impairment of financial assets
EVENT DETAILS
PROFESSIONAL AREAS OF FOCUS
Accounting & Auditing
CPE FIELD OF STUDY
Accounting (8 Credits)
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Accountants in public practice & industry who need an update on the financial instruments guidance
INSTRUCTOR(S)
Melisa Galasso
PREREQUISITES
Experience in the application of accounting standards
COURSE LEVEL
Intermediate
LOCATION
Online Webcast
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