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WEBINAR: 2017 U.S. GAAP Update for Public and Nonpublic Business Entities
Price: FREE
Oct. 12, 2017 Thursday
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Pacific)
1 Hour
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Jennifer Louis President, Emergent Solutions Group LLC
New Accounting Standards Updates (ASUs) related to U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) are issued on a perpetual basis. It can be time consuming and confusing to keep up-to-date on the resulting impact on financial statements and disclosures. This webinar provides an executive summary of U.S. GAAP updates with open effective dates for 2017 or thereafter related to public and/or nonpublic business entities.

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Learning Objectives

After attending this event you will be able to:
Discover highlights of recently-issued Accounting Standards Updates (ASUs), focusing on changes with open effective dates for 2017 or thereafter related to public and/or nonpublic entities, such as:

Clarifications in statement of cash flow presentation

Changes in accounting for the income tax effect of stock-based compensation

Alterations in classifying deferred tax assets and liabilities, and more
Explore where financial statement preparers should focus the most time and attention when preparing 2017 interim and annual financial statements, such as:

Going concern uncertainty disclosures

Simplifications in determining the primary beneficiary of variable interest entities

Changes in measuring inventory, and more
Identify the most significant accounting and financial reporting changes with future effective dates that business entities should be preparing for now, such as revenue recognition, leases, and financial instruments


Jennifer LouisPresident, Emergent Solutions Group LLC
Jennifer Louis
President, Emergent Solutions Group LLC
Jennifer F. Louis, CPA has over 22 years of experience in designing and instructing high-quality training programs in a wide variety of technical and “soft skills” topics needed for professional and organization success. In 2003 she founded Emergent Solutions Group, LLC, where she focuses her energy on designing and delivering high-quality, practical and engaging accounting and auditing training. She was most recently Director of Audit Product Development at Surgent Professional Education, and prior to that served as Executive Vice President/Director of Training Services at AuditWatch, Inc., a highly-respected training and audit process consulting firm. Before joining AuditWatch, Jennifer was the Financial/Operational Audit Manager at AARP. At the start of her professional career, Jennifer was an Audit Manager for Deloitte & Touche LLP, where she frequently served as a local and national instructor. Jennifer graduated summa cum laude from Marymount University with a BBA-Accounting. She currently resides in Vienna, VA.
Moderated by Jennifer RobbinsIllumeo Webinar Manager
Moderated by Jennifer Robbins
Illumeo Webinar Manager
Jennifer is a marketing specialist and the webinar manager for Illumeo. She has been a part of more than 200 webinar presentations, supporting our expert presenters and Illumeo users alike. When she’s not moderating webinars, she’s creating and managing marketing content.