U. S. GAAP: Latest Developments and Key Topics for Business & Industry

Description

This course includes GAAP financial accounting and reporting topics in conjunction with an overview of recent FASB pronouncements. Applicable to a broad cross section of CPAs, this course is a must for CPAs in business and industry. Utilizing detailed descriptions and examples of how to implement the new standards, this course instructs you on how to assess new and recent FASB guidance that have a major effect on all industries. It will allow you to gain an understanding of the latest pronouncements and exposure documents, and how to develop implementation strategies.

Learning Objectives
  1. Identify and apply the latest FASB accounting and reporting guidance.
  2. Identify current FASB exposure drafts and projects.
  3. Identify disclosure requirements.
Major Topics
  1. The financial reporting environment
  2. Summary of recent FASB publications
  3. Accounting for financial assets and derivatives
  4. Accounting for leases
  5. Fair value accounting
  6. Accounting for Investments Under the Equity or Cost Method
  7. Business combinations, goodwill, and variable interest entities
  8. Intangible assets, goodwill, and asset impairment and disposal issues
  9. Revenue recognition
  10. Long-lived assets: Interest capitalization and nonmonetary transactions
  11. Investments in Debt and Equity Securities
Provider
AICPA
Course Level
Update
Professional Area of Focus
Accounting & Auditing
Business & Industry
CPE Field of Study
Accounting
8
Who Should Attend
Accountants, controllers, internal auditors, and other management-level accounting personnel and educators
Instructor(s)
William Eskin
Prerequisites
Experience in application of accounting standards
Advanced Preparation
Location

MACPA Columbia Center, 10280 Old Columbia Road Suite 245, Columbia, MD, United States

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When
Mar 16, 2017
8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Location
MACPA Columbia Center, 10280 Old Columbia Road Suite 245, Columbia, MD, United States
Total CPE Credits
8
Format
In-Person
Instructor
William Eskin

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U. S. GAAP: Latest Developments and Key Topics for Business & Industry


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