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This course provides an in-depth overview of the accounting and reporting requirements with respect to business combinations as prescribed by Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) Accounting Standards Codification (ASC) Topic 805, Business Combinations. The overall objective of the guidance included within ASC 805 is to improve the relevance, representational faithfulness, and comparability of the information that a reporting entity provides in its financial reports about a business combination and its effects.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the definition of a business as it relates to a business combination transaction.
  • Explore and list the steps involved in the acquisition method.
  • Identify the acquisition date for a business combination.
  • Recognize how to measure goodwill and gains from bargain purchases.
  • Identify the measurement period for business combinations.
  • Recognize financial statement disclosures related to business combinations.
Last updated/reviewed: October 07, 2020

Prerequisites

Course Complexity: Intermediate

No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.

Education Provider Information

Company:
Illumeo, Inc., 75 East Santa Clara St., Suite 1215, San Jose, CA 95113
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Course Syllabus
SUPPORTING MATERIAL
  PDFBusiness Combinations Overview
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  quizREVIEW QUESTIONS
 examFINAL EXAM