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CAF Cluster: Critical Issues That CPAs in Industry Will Need to Face This Year - A Virtual Event


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4.00 Credits

Member Price $165.00

Non-Member Price $195.00


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This course provides a detailed discussion on the key topics related to financial reporting, though in a summarized format. The course will focus on recent ASUs issued by the FASB with a concentration on issues of greatest significance to most accounting practitioners. Specifically, the course will review recently issued FASB standards on leases and provide an update on the status of ASC 842 implementation and other hot button accounting issues, such as what is on the FASB's technical agenda. This course is the place to go for a succinct but thorough update on the big topics impacting financial accounting and reporting.



  • Recently issued FASB Accounting Standards Updates
  • Leases - ASC 842
  • CECL - ASC 326
  • Food, beverage, and entertainment expensing
  • Ins and outs of Health Savings Accounts (HSAs)



Some experience as a CPA in a corporate environment

Designed For

Practicing CPAs and their staffs, both in public accounting and business and industry, as well as controllers, accountants, and other financial accounting personnel involved in financial statement preparation and review


  • Be aware of recent private company standard setting activities
  • Review the latest FASB Accounting Standards Updates (ASUs)
  • Understand the new lease accounting guidance found in Topic 842, Leases
  • Recall key provisions of recently issued FASB Updates




Leader Bios

Kerry Roberts

Kerry E. Roberts, CPA is a frequent public speaker and presenter. In addition to presenting for Surgent, Kerry chairs the Tennessee Senate Committee for Government Operations, which oversees 260 governmental agencies in the state of Tennessee. Prior to working with the Tennessee General Assembly, Kerry was a business owner and CEO for 25 years. His background includes being president and chairman of a national business association, partner in a CPA firm, audit staff for a “Big 8” accounting firm, and adjunct accounting faculty for Lipscomb University. Kerry is a 1983 graduate of Lipscomb University (accounting major). Married since 1987, Kerry and his wife are the parents of three kids and live in Springfield, Tennessee. His hobbies include cycling, a vintage motorcycle, two antique Triumph convertibles, and tending to a 155-year-old home.

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Non-Member Price $195.00

Member Price $165.00