Accounting for Business Combinations and Consolidation of Noncontrolling Interests (BCO00)

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REGISTRATION STATUS: CLOSED - Online registration for this course is now closed. Please contact the Member Service Center at (850) 224-2727 or (800) 342-3197 if you wish to inquire about registering.

Date:Thursday, June 05, 2014
Time:8:30am - 4:30pm (Registration at 8:00am )
City:Ft. Lauderdale
Facility:Renaissance Ft. Lauderdale, Ft. Lauderdale
CPE Credit:8 Accounting and Auditing
Instructor: William Tilotta
Subject:Accounting, Auditing, and Assurance
Course Level:Advanced

The accounting for business combinations has changed substantially with the issuance of the recent Business Combinations guidance. CPAs working in this area need to fully grasp the effects of this guidance. This course goes beyond the “what” by using various case studies to show you “how” to implement this guidance.

This course helps participants understand the implications of the guidance on the accounting for business combinations. Participants learn how to apply the significant provisions of the Business Combinations guidance, tackle specific issues such as acquisition negotiations and the expanded required disclosures and identify the additional internal controls and skills needed to meet the required use of fair values and various measurement and re-measurement periods. In addition, participants discuss the impact on the content, timing and method of communications to stakeholders impacted by the implementation of the Business Combinations guidance.

Major Topics:
  • Overview of the Key Components of the Business Combinations Guidance and Their Implications
  • Areas Impacted by the Business Combinations Guidance on Financial Reporting and Valuation Affecting All Industries and How It Broadens the Application of Fair Value Measurements
  • Acquisition Negotiations, Deal Structures and Related Costs
  • Earnings Forecasts and Financial Ratios Practical Applications
  • Informative and Expanded Disclosures

Who Should Attend:
CPAs in Business & Industry, accounting and financial reporting, valuation and public practice who are involved with mergers, acquisitions and changes in ownership

A basic understanding of business combinations and related U.S. GAAP


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Regular Price: $335 FICPA Members, $460 Non-Members

AICPA Discount: ($30)

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