Media Advisory 02/13/20

FASB to Host Online Training Forum for Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Providers


Norwalk, CT, February 13, 2020—The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) will host its semiannual online training forum for professionals and companies who offer accounting continuing professional education (CPE). IN FOCUS: CPE Provider Forum will be webcast live on March 16, 2020, from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time.
 
Participants in the live forum must register in advance.  The event will also be archived on the FASB website.
 
“CPE providers play an important role in helping private companies, not-for-profit organizations, and other stakeholders understand and implement new accounting standards,” noted FASB Chairman Russ Golden. “We’re pleased to provide these professionals with the best possible information as they develop courses for their clients and colleagues.”
 
During the live event, forum participants can submit questions to a panel that includes FASB Member Gary Buesser, FASB Acting Technical Director Shayne Kuhaneck, FASB Assistant Director—Nonpublic Entities Jeff Mechanick, FASB Supervising Project Manager Liz Gagnon, and other FASB staff. Topics of discussion are expected to include revenue recognition, leases, credit losses, and other select ongoing projects.