CPE Webinar

A&A Update for Technology & Life Sciences

calendar icon December 6, 2023

Elevate your expertise by joining our webinar focused on accounting trends and upcoming audit standard updates for companies in the technology and life sciences industries.

A&A Update for Technology & Life Sciences

Date: Wednesday, December 6, 2023 at 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET

The second in a three-part series, this webinar will provide an overview of the ASC 326 Financial Instruments – Credit Losses (CECL) accounting standard, including areas on which companies should focus during implementation. We’ll also review upcoming standards that will be effective in the near future, specifically discussing when they’re currently set to be effective and how each could impact companies in this space.

Learning Objectives:

  • Instruments in scope of ASC 326 and their relation to technology and life sciences companies
  • Basic considerations for the transition to Current Expected Credit Loss (CECL) standard
  • Upcoming standards affecting the technology and life sciences industries

CPE Accreditation

  • Delivery Method | Group Internet Based
  • Recommended CPE credit | 1 hour CPE
  • Recommended Field(s) of Study | Accounting
  • CPE Capability | Technical Expertise/Problem Solving
  • Prerequisites | None
  • Program Level | Basic
  • Advanced Preparation | None


Charlie LeBoeuf, CPA | Partner, Assurance Services, Cherry Bekaert
Matt Dobbins, CPA | Senior Manager, Assurance Services, Cherry Bekaert

Cherry Bekaert Continuing Professional Education: Statement of Admin Policies

This event is complimentary. Due to this program being offered free of charge, there will be no refunds.

CPE for Virtual Events

  • Please join sessions on time, or 5 minutes early if possible. Joining a session late may cause you to lose the ability to obtain CPE based on the following NASBA regulations:
    • There will be 4 polling questions per hour of each session.
    • In order to receive CPE credit for virtual events, you must attend at a minimum, 50 minutes of every hour and respond to at least 3 of the 4 polling questions per hour.
    • Polling questions will not be announced in advance.
    • If you view the conference in a group setting, you will still need to log into CPE sessions through your laptop to track your attendance and respond to polling questions.
    • We cannot guarantee polling questions will appear on your mobile device and recommend that you use your laptop for your webinar session. We will not be able to award you CPE credit if you do no answer the required number of polling questions and/or are not in session for the required length of time. This includes issues due to mobile technological difficulties or any other difficulty that is unique to your webinar connection.
    • Please be sure that you join the session for which you registered using the link that was provided to you. We will not be able to award you CPE if you join a session using a link that was provided to someone else.
    • You will receive one certificate for each course you attend/pass.

For questions regarding registration or event cancellation, please contact Maddie Robbins. For all other questions regarding CPE policies, please contact Cherry Bekaert at cbhlearning@cbh.com.

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