FASB Webcast and Webinar Series

Date: Friday, November 9, 2012

Time: 1:00–2:15 p.m. Eastern Standard Time

Program Description: The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) is pleased to announce a webcast focused on its proposed accounting for credit losses model, developed as part of its project to improve the accounting for financial instruments.  The following topics will be discussed during the webcast: 
  1. The problem the FASB’s project is attempting to address
  2. A history of the joint project on Accounting for Financial Instruments: Impairment
  3. A comprehensive overview of the FASB’s proposed expected loss model to account for credit losses
  4. A discussion about common questions regarding the FASB’s proposed model
  5. Next steps in the process.
Speakers: Lawrence W. Smith, FASB member; Steven M. Kane, FASB practice fellow; and John C. Pappas, FAF senior manager of communications.

Learning Objectives: At the end of this program, participants will understand the Board’s proposed model for accounting for credit losses, how it seeks to address issues raised by U.S. stakeholders, and next steps in the process.

Participants will have the opportunity to email 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: 1.5 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.

Complaint Policy: To register complaints about course content or delivery method and to inquire about the timeliness and accuracy of CPE credit posting for this event, contact CPEDirector@fasb.org.

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