FASB Webcast and Webinar Series

IN FOCUS: FASB Proposed Accounting Standards Update on Hedging


Date: Monday, October 17, 2016

Time: 1:00–2:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) is pleased to announce its webcast providing an overview of the recently issued proposed Accounting Standards Update (ASU) on hedge accounting. The webcast will cover the following topics:
  1. The purpose and scope of the hedge accounting project
  2. Proposed changes to the hedge accounting guidance
  3. Presentation and disclosure considerations
  4. Proposed transition guidance
  5. Audience question-and-answer session.
Speakers: Jim Kroeker, FASB vice chairman; Larry Smith, FASB member; Jeff Gabello, FASB supervising project manager; and Adam Kamhi, FASB valuation fellow

Learning Objectives: At the end of this program, participants will be able to obtain a general understanding of:
  1. The history of the hedging project and why it was added to the FASB’s technical agenda
  2. The proposed changes to the hedge accounting guidance and presentation and disclosure guidance in the proposed ASU
  3. The transition guidance for the proposed ASU.
Participants will have the opportunity to submit questions to the panelists during the event.

Registration: To register for this event, please use this link.

Delivery Method: Group-internet based

Program Level: Overview

Program Prerequisites: None

Advanced Preparation Needed: None

Recommended CPE: 1.0 hours; final CPE earned will be determined based on the length of participation in the program, polling questions as described in CPE Eligibility, and completion of a course survey. Credit is provided only to participants in the live broadcast of this course. Please note that credit is not provided for group viewing. Each participant must be registered separately and meet both polling and duration requirements as per NASBA.

Refund/Cancellation Policy: There is no cost for this course and there is no cancellation penalty. Participants will be notified by email as soon as possible if the course is cancelled for any reason.

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