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Cost Free
Presentation Length 1.0 hour

Recorded DateAugust 9, 2018
CPE:Not available
(archived webinars do not offer CPE credits)
Subject AreaAccounting
Course LevelBasic
Course Description

US GAAP has multiple pronouncements in 2018 which will have effects on a number of companies. This presentation will help practitioners and those in industry proactively identify circumstances where these pronouncements may be applicable.

Learning Objectives

  • Provide an update on 2018 accounting standards issued thus far to give practitioners and those an industry an understanding some of the issues that may arise this season and to be able to proactively address them.

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Steven Morrison

Partner, National Assurance
(646) 601-7740

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Steven Morrison is the Partner-in-Charge of the Audit Quality Group at CohnReznick, bringing experience as a client service engagement partner, quality control reviewer, and standard-setter. He has worked with entities in various industries, including automotive dealerships, employee benefit plans, freight forwarding/mail courier, not-for-profit, retail, and wholesale/distribution. His experience encompasses effectively addressing unique accounting and audit issues of entities in the United States, Asia, Europe, Oceania, and the Americas. Steven addresses companies’ specific issues in various industries and has extensive experience communicating simple and complex technical matters to all personnel levels. His current responsibilities include developing firm methodology, including rapidly developing situations such as COVID-19, consulting on complex accounting and audit matters, and independence considerations.

From 2015 to 2018, he served on the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ (AICPA) Auditing Standards Board (ASB), a senior committee that promulgates U.S. Generally Accepted Auditing Standards. As a part of his responsibilities on the board, he served as the final chair of the going concern taskforce, which updated the going concern standard with SAS 132. He also served on the audit evidence task force, considering updates to AU-C 500, Audit Evidence, and other standards for issues such as blockchain and artificial intelligence.

About Our Presenter

Founded in 1969, MBAF is ranked nationally as a Top 40 accounting and advisory firm and has been named one of the Best of the Best firms in the country by INSIDE Public Accounting for many years running because of our demonstrated long-term consistency and exceptional performance. More than 500 highly qualified principals and employees serve domestic and international clients across a broad range of industries and practices from our offices across the country.