Media Advisory 03-01-19

Registration Opens for April 4 FASB Webcast: IN FOCUS: 2019 GAAP and SEC Reporting Taxonomy Improvements and SEC Update


Participants in Live Webcast Eligible for Up to 1.5 CPE Credits

Norwalk, CT, March 1, 2019Registration now is open for an upcoming Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) webcast IN FOCUS: 2019 GAAP and SEC Reporting Taxonomy Improvements and SEC Update. This live webcast, offered free of charge, will take place on Thursday, April 4, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time.

Participants in the live broadcast (which is offered free of charge to those who preregister) will be eligible for up to 1.5 hours of continuing professional education (CPE) credits. (Please note that CPE credit is not available for group viewing of the live broadcast.)

The webcast will feature Louis Matherne, FASB Chief of Taxonomy Development; Donna Johaneman, FASB Senior Project Manager—XBRL; David Shaw, FASB Project Manager—XBRL; Melissa Nicholson, FASB Project Manager—XBRL; Vickie Lusniak, FASB Manager—XBRL, Communication Liaison & Education Support; Elena Kirillova, FASB Assistant Project Manager—XBRL; Mike Willis, Assistant Director, Office of Structured Disclosure, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission; and Julie Marlowe, Senior Staff Accountant, Office of Structured Disclosure, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, discussing the following:
  • An update from the SEC staff
  • Discussion of the application of the Taxonomy for Accounting Standards Updates (ASUs) that are effective this year:
    • Leases
    • Share-Based Compensation
  • Improvements to the 2019 Taxonomy for:
    • New ASUs
    • Revenue
  • Implementation Guides including an Inline XBRL version for select guides.
An archive of the webcast will be available on the FASB website after the live event. (CPE credit will not be available to those who view only the archived webcast.)

For more information about the webcast, visit www.fasb.org.