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Annual Accounting and Auditing Update (AAUA25)

Date:Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Time:8:30am - 4:45pm
(Registration at 8:00am )
Facility:Crowne Plaza Fort Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale
CPE Credit:8.0 Accounting and Auditing
Instructor: Cecil Patterson Jr., CPA,MBA
Vendor:Florida Institute of CPAs
Course Level:Update
Early Bird Price:$205.00 FICPA Members, $330.00 Non-Members
Regular Price:$260.00 FICPA Members, $385.00 Non-Members on 11/12/2017


This is a Value-Priced CPE seminar. Value-Priced CPE seminars are offered at a tremendous discount to you, yet provide the same great course, materials and instructors as our standard CPE seminars. Lunch for Value-Priced seminars will not be included. We have selected facilities which offer convenient access to dining locations and have lengthened the lunch break to accommodate travel if necessary. Click here for more information on Value-Priced CPE seminars.

Learn about the new 2017 and 2016 Accounting Standards Codification and Updates. Areas covered will be Revenue Recognition, Leases, and Financial Instruments, and other important GAAP changes. Accounting (ASUs), auditing (SASs), preparation and compilation and review standards (SSARS) from 2017 and 2016. Is it a compilation or a preparation engagement? The new SSARS 22 and SSARS 23 are explored. Further discussions on Quality Control, Peer Review, and Ethic’s revisions and changes. Practical solutions to complex issues will be offered. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and discuss issues they need information on to.

When you complete this course you will be able to:

Provide an update and review of new and selected revised professional A&A standards for 2017 and 2016.

Major Topics:
  • FASB Update (includes Accounting Standards Codification and selected  new pronouncements from the Private Companies Council (PCC)
  • The FASB the IASB, and the IAASB positions and issues.
  • Audit Update on clarified auditing standards and new SASs including  areas of documentation and reporting for audits.
  • SSARS Update for  SSARS 21, 22, and 23 plus other information  for Preparation, Compilation, and Review to include  new engagement letters, new reports, and review  representation letters specified in SSARS. Further info on reporting, engagement letter changes, and documentation requirements.
  • Questions on “Is it a Preparation or a Compilation”?
  • Updates on Other Comprehensive Basis of Accounting (OCBOA).
  • Updates on Peer Review and related regulatory problems 
  • Ethics Interpretation 1.295 with attest/nonattest applications
  • Documentation standards will be reviewed for changes required by Clarity Project for Audits, SSARS 21, 22, 23, Documentation, and other required information for the Revised  Ethics of the AICPA.
  • Any other matters deemed appropriate and timely
  • Any questions that participants deem important

Who Should Attend:
Professionals in public practice, industry, government, and education who deal with nonpublic entities and desire an update on the more important accounting, auditing, review, and compilation standards.



FICPA EZMaterials! As of April 1, 2017, the FICPA will be going completely green and paper manuals will no longer be available. You will be able to download the EZMaterials as searchable PDFs to your laptop, tablet or other device seven days before the event. Click here for more information.


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Registration Status: CLOSED - Online registration for this course is now closed. Please contact the Member Service Center at (800) 342-3197 if you wish to inquire about registering.