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IASB plans possible new M&A accounting standards
The International Accounting Standards Board began a consultation process Monday in preparation for possible changes in the accounting standards for mergers and acquisitions involving companies...
Financial Accounting Foundation Names Five New Members to the Board of Trustees
The Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) Board of Trustees today announced the appointment of new Trustees Timothy L. Christen, Lynnette Kelly, Richard N. Reisig, Sarah E. Smith, and Robin L....
GASB Proposes New Implementation Guidance to Assist Stakeholders with Application of Its Pronouncements
The Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) today proposed implementation guidance in the form of questions and answers intended to clarify, explain, or elaborate on certain GASB...
New GASB leases standard could be as difficult to implement as FASB’s
The Governmental Accounting Standards Board is giving state and local governments extra time to implement its new leases standard because of the coronavirus pandemic, and they will probably need...
NASBA: Bouncing back from the pandemic
The coronavirus pandemic hit the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy toward the end of its fiscal year, but the organization is fully back to its mission, according to its recently...
IPSASB pushes back dates of public sector accounting standards due to coronavirus
The International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board has deferred the effective dates of several of its upcoming standards and amendments to give government accountants around the world an...
9 tips for successful auditing of revenue recognition
FASB’s new revenue recognition standard and the coronavirus pandemic are presenting dual challenges for auditors of private company financial statements. The standard itself requires numerous...
FASB Issues Codification Updates
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FASB Staff Educational Paper Helps Stakeholders Apply Borrower’s Accounting for Debt Restructurings and Modifications
The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) today announced the release of a FASB staff educational paper that provides stakeholders with a summary and overview of a debtor’s application of...
Developing a strategic audit plan
Whether your firm is small or one of the largest organizations in the country, it pays to develop and maintain a strategic audit plan, according to Lorin Venable, CPA, CGMA. As assistant...

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Annual Update and Practice Issues for Preparation, Compilation, and Review Engagements (Livestream) - 12/7/2020 -
A go-to reference for training staff and managing your preparation, compilation, and review engagements, this course will enable you to be compliant with...
Small-Business Accounting, Audit, and Attest Update (Morning Session) (Livestream) - 12/11/2020 -
Specifically tailored for practitioners who do not perform audits, but provide other attest and non-attest services to small and medium-sized businesses,...
Update on Recent AICPA Standard Setting: Staying Current in a Changing Environment (Afternoon Session) (Livestream) - 12/11/2020 -
Professional standards are changing with the times and the desire of the AICPA to move the profession into a new era where use of data analytics and...
2020 FASB and AICPA Update (Livestream) - 12/15/2020 -
For over 30 years, the FASB and AICPA Update has been the most popular course among all our seminars. This course is a must to keep you on top of the...
Fraud Update: Detecting and Preventing the Top Ten Fraud Schemes (Livestream) - 12/16/2020 -
Many costly fraudulent schemes have occurred repeatedly throughout the past several decades. Why do these material and frequently recurring frauds succeed?...
Basic Staff Training - Level 1 (Blended Learning Format) (Livestream) - 1/14/2021 -
Training new staff is a solid investment in your people and in your firm. In this intensive two-day blended course, staff will get tools to improve...

 

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