New Required Going Concern Disclosure: Evaluating the Impact on Preparing Financial Statements, Compilations, Reviews and Audits

Description

ASU 2014-15 explicitly requires management to assess an entity’s ability to continue as a going concern when preparing and fairly presenting F/S. This course will provide practical insights into the new going concern evaluation and disclosure requirements under U.S. GAAP, generally accepted auditing standards, and the SSARS.

Learning Objectives
  1. Upon completion of this webcast, participants will be able to:
  2. Describe the significant differences between current practice and the new U.S. GAAP requirements
  3. Identify the impact on preparing financial statements and attest services, including SAS No. 132
  4. Apply illustrative examples of evaluating management’s plans and intentions in alleviating any substantial doubt about the entity’s ability to continue as a going concern
Major Topics
  1. Describe management’s responsibility in identifying an entity’s ability to continue as a going concern for a reasonable period of time
  2. Defining the required look forward period under various professional and technical standards
  3. Illustrative examples of the three types of disclosures that may be relevant in the circumstances
  4. Techniques to challenge the reasonableness of management’s assertions about plans and intentions to alleviate any substantial doubt identified
  5. Impact on various attest reports, including compilations, reviews and audits
Provider
Business Learning Institute
Course Level
Basic
Professional Area of Focus
Accounting & Auditing
CPE Field of Study
Accounting
2.0
Who Should Attend
Public and industry accountants responsible for monitoring whether disclosures are fairly presented
Instructor(s)
Jennifer Louis
Location
Online Course
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When
Nov 15, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Total CPE Credits
2
Format
Webcast
Instructor
Jennifer Louis

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New Required Going Concern Disclosure: Evaluating the Impact on Preparing Financial Statements, Compilations, Reviews and Audits


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