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From GAAP to IFRS

How to Survive the Accounting Revolution
Recording Date: August 05, 2009
Price: Free

Attending this Webcast is free. Registration is required.
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Overview

The intense pressure to make U.S. companies use IFRS grows stronger every day.  Eventually, U.S. managers and investors must master a new language to use in preparing and analyzing financial reports.

If you and your company want to prepare for this change, this brisk-paced Webcast is ideal for you. In just 60 minutes, you’ll discover what you have to learn and why it’s critically important.

What You Will Learn

You’ll understand the impact of using IFRS in four key areas:

• The format of the financial statements
• Major differences in recording transactions
• Increased requirements for systems support and data tracking
• Changed and increased disclosure requirements

The nature of the political pressure and the U.S. response will also be discussed.

This Webcast is essential for every financial manager and executive responsible for (or interested in) creating financial statements—as well as those charged with evaluating financial statements.

While attending the Webcast is FREE, reservations are required.

About the Presenters

John P. Laschenski is the founder of his own Rochester, New York-based CPA and consulting firm, which has been in existence for nearly 25 years. Mr. Laschenski develops and provides systems for corporate performance measurement and reporting, as well as for executive compensation. In addition, he regularly prepares and delivers update seminars on accounting, auditing and related topics to CPAs all over the United States. Before founding his own company, Mr. Laschenski was a financial executive for Xerox Corporation. He is a member of the New York State Board for Public Accountancy.

 

Technical Requirements

To fully participate in this electronic, interactive and live session, please check your system (or ask your IT department) to ensure it meets the following requirements:

Supported OS, Browser and Additional Requirements

Microsoft® Windows® 98 SE, 2000, XP, Windows VistaTM Home Basic, Home Premium, Ultimate, Business, or Enterprise (32-bit or 64-bit editions)

  • Internet Explorer 5.0 or higher
  • Netscape Navigator 7.1
  • AOL 9
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5 or higher

Macintosh (OS X 10.2, 10.3, 10.4)

  • Safari 1.1 or higher
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5 or higher

Linux

  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5 or higher

Solaris

  • Mozilla 1.7 or higher

Additional Requirements:

  • Macromedia Flash Player 8 or higher
  • Macromedia Flash Player 9 or higher for Linux and Solaris
  • Minimum bandwidth requirement is 56 kb/sec

Important tip - Please allow 15 minutes prior to joining a session to conduct your set-up and testing! Dial-up connectors - please allow more time.