Implementation Challenges with the new FASB Lease Standard Webinar
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Implementation Challenges with the new FASB Lease Standard Webinar


Jan. 27
1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

CPE Credits



PICPA Member: $79 | Nonmember: $104

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


Learn the basics of FASB Accounting Standard Update for Leases Topic 842, the key differences between ASC Topic 842 and ASC Topic 840, Leases, which is being superseded, and explore the practical challenges and complexities within the new standard and how they apply to you. Session will primarily focus on lessee accounting and will discuss the key issues within the standard, required analyses, critical judgments, policy elections, disclosures and the lessons learned from public filings. This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.

Learning Objectives:

After attending this presentation you will be able to...

  • Understand the complexities of the new FASB lease standard 
  • Explain the FASB lease standard implementation challenges 


The major topics that will be covered in this class include:

  • FASB's Accounting Standard Update for Leases Topic 842
  • Key differences between FASB ASC Topic 842 and ASC Topic 840
  • Commitments that are on the balance sheet - Operating leases and finance leases
  • Allocating consideration to lease and non-lease components
  • Lease payments, discount rate, inception date, commencement date, lease term
  • Impairments of right of use asset, modifications, subleases
  • Policy elections and disclosures


Allison M. Henry, CPA
Vice President, Professional & Technical Standards

Allison is presently the Vice President - Professional & Technical Standards for Pennsylvania Institute of CPA’s (PICPA) where she is responsible for overseeing the administration of the AICPA’s Peer Review Program in Pennsylvania, Delaware, and the Virgin Islands. She also administers PICPA’s Joint Ethics Enforcement Program with the AICPA, and serves as the technical staff liaison to seven state-wide committees and two newly-created task forces; specifically, the Peer Review, Professional Ethics, Accounting and Auditing Procedures, Forensic and Litigation Services, Business Valuation, Not-for-Profit and Employee Benefit Plan Committees and the Healthcare Reform and Marcellus Shale Task Forces. In addition, she fields technical inquiries, writes columns for the CPA Journal and Pursuit publications, provides technical updates at PICPA chapter events, and assists in writing responses to technical exposure drafts.

Allison has been in the profession for about twenty years, including twelve years in public accounting and over eight years with PICPA. Her public accounting experience consists of several years as senior manager with a regional accounting firm and nine years at Deloitte & Touche, LLP, where she worked in their assurance and advisory services group. Her diverse client service experience includes many not-for-profit, healthcare, and world relief organizations, as well as small and large manufacturing, distribution, and other service-oriented entities. She has also served as the designated employee benefits specialist. Prior to her experience with Deloitte, she spent four years in internal accounting positions including the Department of Defense, while her husband was serving on active duty with the U.S. Army.

Allison is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis and holds an accounting equivalency from the University of Arkansas in Little Rock. She is a member of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. She is also a member of Washington Crossing United Methodist Church, where she serves on the financial accountability team, and volunteers for the children’s ministry. She is a native of St. Louis, Mo. and is an avid runner.