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GASB Opens Registration for OPEB Webinars

In the coming weeks, the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (“GASB”) will host two webinars focused on its exposure drafts, Accounting and Financial Reporting for Postemployment Benefits Other Than Pensions, and Financial Reporting for Postemployment Benefit Plans Other Than Pension Plans.

Aimed for preparers and auditors, Other Postemployment Benefits (OPEB): A CPE Webinar for State and Local Government Financial Statement Preparers & Auditors, is scheduled for Wednesday, July 30th at 1:00 p.m. EST. GASB representatives Dean Mead, Scott Reeser and Michelle Czerkawski, the guest speakers will provide state and local government perspectives on the organization’s recent exposure drafts on OPEB.

Targeting financial statement users, Other Postemployment Benefits (OPEB): A Webinar for Users of State and Local Government Financial Information is scheduled for Friday, August 8th at 1:00 p.m. EST. GASB Project Research Associate Emily Clark join Mead and Reeser in offering perspectives to assist users of state and local government financial reports.

Both webinars will provide background information on the OPEB exposure drafts, as well as question-and-answer sessions. Replays of the webinars will be available on the GASB’s website until October 28th and November 6th, independently. To view the webcasts’ press release, visit the GASB website. In the meantime, let Cherry Bekaert help with your government consulting, audit and compliance needs.

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