Surgent's Understanding the High-Stakes Mega Issues in A&A Today Download


With so much of significance going on currently in the world of A&A today, you need to be able to make sense of the key drivers of our profession. In this course, we will review the key aspects of the events that are impacting practitioners and financial statement preparers alike.

Specifically, because technology is rapidly transforming our profession, we'll review current trend and risks related to technology. Next, while many COVID-19 accounting considerations have passed, the issue of going concern is likely to last for the next several accounting periods. We'll review the disclosure and reporting issues related to this complex topic. With the private company implementation date for ASC 842 imminent, we'll review the new lease accounting guidance. Then, we'll wrap up the course with a discussion of peer review findings and engagement quality initiatives.


Experience in financial accounting and reporting


  • Recall key concepts related to data-driven decision-making and technology trends
  • Identify key disclosure and reporting considerations related to going concern
  • Apply the FASB’s new lease accounting guidance, ASU No. 2016-02
  • Recall the AICPA engagement quality initiatives and peer review results


  • Technology trends impacting the accounting profession
  • Going concern accounting and reporting issues
  • ASC Topic 842, Leases, implementation challenges, and ongoing accounting
  • Engagement quality update

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4 CPE Credits
Accounting: 4 Credits


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