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Tuesday, June 29, 2021 Live Webcast

Understanding the High Stakes Mega Issues in A&A Today (E2106142)

9:00 AM - 12:30 PM EDT

Registration: 8:30 AM EDT


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4.0 CPE Credits in AA


With the recent release of a series of high-impact new accounting standards, the impact of these pronouncements will take center stage over the next few years. In addition to new accounting guidance, these standards have the potential to change how companies do business. In this course, we will explore the accounting and operational impact of recent FASB activity, including standards on revenue, leases, financial instruments, consolidation and other hot topics, as well as consider the impact of emerging technology trends on the accounting function. One of the best ways to add value as an accountant is to be in front of the pack with the best knowledge and insights. This course is designed to give you the latest information on these mega issues in accounting so you can be a true business advisor.

This course features a live instructor and has been specifically designed for the NJCPA.


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


  • Understand and apply the FASB’s new revenue recognition standard, Topic 606.
  • Review the FASB’s new lease accounting guidance, ASU No. 2016-02.
  • Recall the financial statement impact of other recent accounting standards updates.
  • Comprehend the operational impact of recent and proposed accounting standards.


  • Accounting and operational impacts of adopting Topic 606
  • Accounting and operational impacts of adopting ASU No. 2016-02
  • Accounting for the added income statement volatility resulting from recent FASB ASUs on financial instruments and stock-based compensation
  • Business impact on both large and small companies of applying the FASB’s recent guidance on consolidations
  • The accounting, business, and operational impact of other new or proposed ASUs
  • Emerging issues impacting the accounting profession




Experience in financial accounting and reporting.




Joann Noe Cross

Joann Noe Cross, CPA, Ph.D., CMA, CGFM

Joann Noe Cross is an Emeritus Professor of Accounting at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. Her research interests are in accounting history and the uses of financial information. Joann is a member of numerous professional and academic organizations. She is also active in her community, having served in the past as Treasurer of the local United Way and currently serving on the Board of several small charities. In addition, Dr. Cross presents numerous accounting and auditing seminars around the country, speaks at various conferences throughout the year, and maintains an active consulting practice. In 2015 and 2016, she received the Surgent Outstanding Discussion Leader Award because of her consistently high evaluations for knowledge and presentation skills. Joann received her B.S. in Mathematics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and her Ph.D. in Accountancy from the University of Illinois-Urbana.


$189.00 - Member

$264.00 - Nonmember

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