Registration is now open for the upcoming Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) webcast IN FOCUS: Overview of GASB Proposals for Financial Statement Users. This live webcast, offered free of charge, will take place on September 5.
On December 6, KPMG's Tax Governance Institute will host a webcast featuring insight and perspective from key Washington insiders on what may result from negotiations on the "fiscal cliff" and business tax reform.
The Center for Audit Quality will be hosting the "Communications with Audit Committees: Requirements and Leading Practices" webcast, which will examine the PCAOB's new Auditing Standard 16, "Communications with Audit Committees."
The PCAOB has announced the panelists and schedule of appearances for its October 18 public meeting in Houston. Topics include ways to enhance auditor independence, objectivity, professional skepticism, and firm rotation.
The CAQ just released a practice aid intended to encourage audit firms to proactively communicate with audit committees and has announced its upcoming webcast, “Communications with Audit Committees: Requirements and Leading Practices.”
A recent webcast presented by the FASB reviewed key areas of the “Private Company Decision-Making Framework – A Framework for Evaluating Financial Accounting and Reporting Guidance for Private Companies” staff paper.
Stakeholders will have another opportunity on October 18 to earn CPE credit while learning about a recent FASB staff paper and its recommendations for creating a private company decision-making framework.
AICPA Business and Industry Economic Outlook Survey measured nine components
All nine components showed modest improvement in the fourth quarter
Survey revealed increased optimism that the US economy will improve in 2012
AICPA Webcast, "Looking Ahead to 2012: Progress of Paralysis?" covering the survey to be made available