IN FOCUS: GASB Preliminary Views, Financial Reporting Model Improvements

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

IN FOCUS:  GASB Preliminary Views, Financial Reporting Model Improvements
Date: Wednesday, November 7, 2018 
Time: 2:00–3:40 p.m. Eastern Standard Time

Program Description: The Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) is pleased to announce its webcast providing information on the proposals in the GASB Preliminary Views, Financial Reporting Model Improvements (Preliminary Views). The areas covered will include:
  1. Recognition concepts and application for governmental funds, including alternative views
  2. Presentation of governmental fund financial statements
  3. Presentation of proprietary fund financial statements
  4. Budgetary comparison information schedule
  5. Communication of major component unit information
  6. Schedule of government-wide expenses by natural classification
  7. Audience question-and-answer session.




    Featured Speakers:
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Roberta Reese
Senior Project Manager
GASB
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Lisa Parker
Senior Project Manager
GASB
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Scott Reeser
Supervising Project Manager
GASB
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Jacqueline Roberts
Post-Graduate Technical Assistant
GASB
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Christian Romanelli
Post-Graduate Technical Assistant
GASB
Moderator:

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Dean M. Mead
Senior Research Manager and GASAC Coordinator
GASB






Learning Objectives: At the end of this program, participants will be able to understand:
  1. The scope of the proposed improvements to the financial reporting model
  2. The major proposals in the Preliminary Views
  3. How to provide feedback to the GASB on the proposals.
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 CPEGASB@gasb.org.Official National Registry of CPE Sponsors' Statement The Financial Accounting Foundation/FASB/GASB is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors.  State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit.  Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: https://www.nasbaregistry.org/cpas/complaints. NASBA National Registry of CPE Sponsors—Sponsor License Number 107522Texas Sponsor Number 000016



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