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2017 GASB Update

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Event:
2017 GASB Update
Date:
May 11, 2017
Venue:
Live Webinar
Address:
1:00 – 2:30 p.m. ET

Overview

The GASB has been busy this year issuing new GASB statements. This course will cover an overview of the most recent GASB statements including OPEB, Tax Abatements, Irrevocable Split Interest Agreements, Pension Implementation Issues and External Investment Pools. We’ll cover what you need to be thinking about to assist you in implementing each of these standards.

Learning Objectives

Participants will be able to:

  • Describe the changes to governmental GAAP
  • List the most recent Exposure Drafts

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Speakers

Melisa Galasso, CPA | Senior Manager, Audit Professional Practices | Cherry Bekaert LLP
A Certified Public Accountant with nearly 15 years of experience, Melisa is an Audit Professional Practices Senior Manager at Cherry Bekaert. In this role, she assists with technical issues and quality control of the Firm’s assurance services practice. She monitors regulatory bodies including the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB) and American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) for changes in auditing and accounting guidance and assists the Firm in implementing the updated guidance.

Danny Chesney | Senior | Cherry Bekaert LLP
Danny is an Audit Senior in the Tampa practice of Cherry Bekaert with over 7 years of experience providing audit services to clients in the government and commercial industries. As an Audit Senior, Danny performs work on financial reports and significant audit areas, supervises staff, and ensures regular and open communication between client management and the engagement team. Having joined Cherry Bekaert in early 2013, Danny has prior experience with a Michigan-based CPA firm serving governmental clients located throughout Western and Northern Michigan.

CPE Accreditation

Prerequisites | None
Advanced Preparation | None
Hours of CPE | 1.5 Hours*
Delivery Method | Webinar
Program Level | Basic
CPE Category | Accounting (Governmental) 

1.5 Hours of CPE at no charge!*

Registration

There is no fee for this webinar! Register now! Registration deadline is Wednesday, May 10, 2017.

Who Should Attend

This program is designed for governmental and public education preparers and those charged with governance.

For More Information

Please contact Chrissie Seredni with questions regarding registration at cseredni@cbh.com.

Please contact Hanalyn Webber with any other questions at hwebber@cbh.com.

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Complaint Resolution Policy

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  • Course outline
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  • Sign in sheets
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  • Instructor credentials
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Participants who must to cancel their course registration 10 or more business days in advance of the event must contact Karen McManus to receive a full refund of all fees paid. Participants who must cancel their registration within 10 business days of the event, will not receive a refund.

2017 GASB Update