FASB Webcast and Webinar Series

IN FOCUS:  FASB Update for Private Companies and Not-for-Profit Organizations

Date: Thursday, December 19, 2019

Time: 1:00–2:40 p.m. Eastern Standard Time

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) is pleased to announce its next semiannual webcast providing an update on the FASB’s standard-setting activities pertaining to private companies and not-for-profit (NFP) organizations.  The areas covered will include:
  1. Overview of FASB’s current agenda/effective dates of major standards
  2. Update on revenue recognition, leases, and credit losses implementation activities
  3. Update on current agenda projects, including liabilities and equity, goodwill and intangible assets, and reference rate reform
  4. Private Company Council (PCC)/private company efforts
  5. Not-for-profit update
  6. Other FASB simplification and narrow-scope improvement projects
  7. Disclosure framework update
  8. Other recently issued standards and noteworthy ongoing projects
  9. Audience question-and-answer session.
Speakers: FASB Chairman Russ Golden; FASB Member Sue Cosper; PCC Member Tim Curt; FASB Assistant Director—Nonpublic Entities Jeff Mechanick; FASB Supervising Project Manager Jenifer Wyss; FASB Postgraduate Technical Assistants Rebecca Harris and Brooke Swartz.
Learning Objectives: At the end of this program, participants will be able to:
  1. Obtain a general understanding of the FASB’s current agenda priorities, list projects recently added to/removed from the FASB’s agenda, and upcoming effective dates of major standards
  2. Understand the FASB’s efforts to ensure successful transition to the new revenue recognition, leases, credit losses, and other standards
  3. Understand current agenda projects, including liabilities and equity, goodwill and intangible assets, and reference rate reform
  4. Understand current and upcoming areas of discussion for the PCC
  5. Understand the FASB’s current NFP-focused projects and other activities
  6. List 2–4 FASB simplification/narrow-scope improvement projects
  7. Understand the status of certain disclosure framework projects
  8. Obtain a general understanding of other recently issued standards and noteworthy ongoing projects.
Participants will have the opportunity to email questions to the panelists during the event.
Field of Study: Accounting

Delivery Method:  Group-internet based

Program Level: Overview

Program Prerequisites: None

Advanced Preparation Needed: None.

Recommended CPE: 2.0 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.

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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