FAS 141R Understanding Fair Value for Business Combinations LIVE webcast (FAS 141R)

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Event Date/Time: Dec 02, 2009 End Date/Time: Dec 02, 2009
Registration Date: Dec 02, 2009
Early Registration Date: Nov 28, 2009
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FASB Statement No. 141R will bring about sweeping changes to business combinations that close on or after January 1, 2009. The financial meltdown led to a drastic reduction and delays in M&A transactions this year though as the market begins to thaw, we see this activity picking up sharply. As a result, these transactions will fall likely fall under the new FAS 141R which is a principles-based standard. The new guidance will transition the measuring of the value of purchased assets and liabilities from the cost allocation approach of the past to a fair value approach. FAS 141R also significantly changes: expensing transaction costs & accounting for: contingent considerations, R&D, income tax, and bargain purchases. The potential impact of FAS 141R on M&A activities is significant.

In anticipation of increased M&A activity next year, companies, valuation experts, accounting and legal experts must have a complete understanding of what FAS 141R and its impact on the business combination transactions. Our panel of key thought leaders and experts will conduct a thorough panel of the most critical issues which will be followed by a Q&A session in which the audience will be invited to ask the speakers questions live.

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Course Level: Intermediate Prerequisite: None Method Of Presentation: Group-Based-Internet Developer: The Knowledge Conference Recommended CLE/CPE Hours: 1.75 - 2.0 (Please note, your State Bar or Accounting Board will make the final determination with respect to continuing education credit. If you are applying for CLE credit in Texas you must register 20 days before the event date.) Advance Preparation: Print and review course materials Course Code: 093925 Course Fee: $199 - $299 NASBA Sponsor Number: 109004