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Accounting and Auditing Current Developments Webinar

CPE

When
Sept. 18
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

CPE Credits
8-A&A

Details

 Pricing

PICPA Member: $249 | Nonmember: $349


 More Information

Course No.
135513
Level
Update
Prerequisites
None
Note
This is a recording of a live course. If you attended this course in 2018, this webinar would be considered a duplicate and cannot be used towards your CPE requirement.

Description

Receive a comprehensive update on current and proposed standards involving EITF, FASB, PCAOB, ASB, and IASB. Assess the impact of the revenue recognition standard. Address regulatory and reporting developments in cybersecurity.

Highlights

  • Can cash and tax basis reporting solve revenue recognition and lease reporting challenges?
  • Economic, business, and reporting risk in today’s economy
  • Implementing the revenue recognition standard: Lessons learned so far
  • Lease accounting: What are the key challenges?
  • Privacy: The CPA’s responsibilities
  • Recent accounting standards, loan covenants, VIE consolidation, not-for-profits, and financial instruments
  • SSARS update: Preparation, compilation, and review


Speaker(s)

Dr. Ray Thompson, CMA, CFM, CBA

Dr. Ray Thompson is Emeritus Associate Professor of Accounting & Finance at the University of Pittsburgh. He served as department head at the UPJ campus for over 25 years. He was also Associate Director of UPJ’s Entrepreneurial Development Assistance Project, where he was involved in financial consulting and assisting in preparing loan proposals for small business start-ups.

He has taught in graduate and undergraduate business programs in Europe, Africa and the US. He received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Economics and Systems Dynamics from the University of Bradford in the United Kingdom, his M.B.A. in Accounting from Xavier University of Ohio, and his Doctor of Business Administration from Nova University. Ray is also certified in Financial Management and is a Certified Management Accountant and Certified Business Appraiser. He recently became certified in International Financial Reporting Standards though the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Ray is a professional educator and writer. He authors and conducts professional development seminars for Fortune 500 and international corporations, multinational financial institutions, State CPA Societies, and CPA firms throughout the US. In addition to these live seminars, he also produces both recorded and written courses for self study. He also provides business valuation services and consults with accounting firms and sole practitioners on a range of accounting issues in the area of valuation. Ray was part of the George & Ray team which offered Accounting & Auditing courses for over 20 years.

Ray is a member of the Institute of Management Accountants and the Institute of Business Appraisers. He is also a faculty associate member of AICPA and PICPA, and is a member of the Financial Reporting Faculty of ICAEW. He lives in Bedford County, PA, and can be reached at (814) 839-0143 by phone or at drrayt@verizon.net.


 


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