FASB Webcast and Webinar Series

IN FOCUS: 2017 GAAP Financial Reporting Taxonomy Improvements and SEC Update

Date: Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Time: 1:00–2:15 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time

Program Description: The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) is pleased to announce an upcoming webcast that will discuss the 2017 GAAP Financial Reporting Taxonomy Release (2017 Taxonomy Release). In addition to new Accounting Standards Updates, the webcast will cover enhancements that improve usability and an update on current XBRL initiatives from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) staff.

Speakers: Louis Matherne, FASB Chief of Taxonomy Development; Donna Johaneman, FASB Supervising Project Manager, XBRL; David Shaw, FASB Project Manager, XBRL; Vickie Lusniak, FASB Project Manager, XBRL; Mike Willis, Assistant Director, Office of Structured Disclosure, SEC; and Kimberly Earle, Associate Chief Accountant, Office of Structured Disclosure, SEC.

Participants will have the opportunity to email questions to the panelists before and during the event.

Learning Objectives: Through this session, participants will gain a better understanding of how the improvements to the 2017 Taxonomy Release will affect XBRL exhibits. Participants also will gain insight into current SEC XBRL filing issues and expected improvements to future taxonomies.
  • Update from the SEC staff
  • Overview of the 2017 Taxonomy Release with a focus on new structures
  • Updates on Taxonomy Implementation Guides.
Registration: To register for this event, please use this link.

Delivery Method: Group-internet based

Program Level: Overview

Program Prerequisites: None

Advanced Preparation Needed: Participants are encouraged to review the 2017 GAAP Financial Reporting Taxonomy Release (available at www.fasb.org). They also are encouraged to review the supporting materials listed on the FASB Taxonomy page at www.fasb.org.

Recommended CPE and Field of Study: 1.5 hours; Specialized Knowledge and Applications; final CPE earned will be determined on the basis of 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 the polling and duration requirements per the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (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 CPEDirector@fasb.org.

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