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Recently Issued U.S. GAAP - What Small and Mid-Size Nonpublic Entity CPAs Need to Know and Do Now, Not Later Webinar

CPE

When
Feb. 14
1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

CPE Credits
2-A&A

Details

 Pricing

PICPA Member: $89 | Nonmember: $114


 More Information

Course No.
GAAP-2018-01-WEBNR-45-01
Level
Basic
Prerequisites
None
Note

This webinar is hosted by PICPA's partner, Surgent CPE. After registering, you will receive an email from Surgent CPE with the log-in information.

Description

  • Describe the important accounting policy elections to consider related to Private Company Council (PCC) U.S. GAAP alternatives available to nonpublic entities
  • Discuss the highlights of the ASUs with outstanding effective dates for nonpublic business entities, focusing on the changes most relevant to small and medium-sized nonpublic business entities
  • Explain the possible impact of pending FASB activity most relevant to private companies

Highlights

  • Private Company Council (PCC) influenced U.S. GAAP alternatives, such as common control leasing arrangements, interest rate swaps and goodwill
  • What nonpublic reporting entities need to do now related to ASU 2014-09 Revenue Recognition
  • The impact of the new ASU 2016-02 Leases, and whether there is anything entities need to do now to prepare for implementation
  • Highlights of other ASUs with open effective dates for nonpublic business entities that have the greatest likelihood of changing the financial statements of smaller entities
  • Significant pending FASB activity related to smaller private businesses


Speaker(s)

Jennifer F. Louis, CPA

Jennifer F. Louis, CPA, has over 25 years of experience in designing and presenting high-quality training programs in a wide variety of technical accounting, auditing, and "soft skills" topics needed for professional and organizational success.  She is the principle author of audit and attest related courses for Surgent and frequent speaker at Surgent live programs and seminars.  She has received the Surgent Outstanding Discussion Leader Award because of her consistently high evaluations for knowledge and presentation skills.  Ms. Louis is also the president of Emergent Solutions Group, LLC, a company she founded in 2003, dedicated to developing and delivering a wide variety of accounting and auditing training services, including audit staff training, audit productivity improvement, and value-added auditing.  Prior to that, she was executive vice president/director of training services at AuditWatch, Inc.

Before joining AuditWatch, Ms. Louis was the financial/operational audit manager at AARP. While at AARP, she served as one of their specially trained facilitators available as a resource throughout the organization for designing and leading strategic meetings and training sessions. Ms. Louis was also an audit manager for Deloitte and Touche, LLP. During her years in that firm’s Washington, D.C. office, she served as an instructor for the firm’s national “Train the Trainers” program.

Ms. Louis graduated summa cum laude from Marymount University with a BBA in accounting.


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