Today's Private Company Reporting Options-IFRS for SMEs WEBAST

Thursday, March 24 8:00am - 11:30am PDT

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Member Price $149.00

Non-Member Price $199.00


Private companies have a variety of options when they choose a basis of accounting for reporting their financial results. The International Accounting Standards Board’s IFRS for SMEs is one option. Join us in this course as we explore the IASB’s structure and the major differences between IFRS for SMEs and U.S. GAAP. If your business has significant foreign operations, this basis of accounting may present real advantages for your company. For a full discussion of other private company reporting options, consider U.S. Based Private Company Reporting Options as an add-on to this course.


The status of accounting’s perfect storm for private companies. The history of U.S. private company accounting. Reporting options for private companies. Overview of the International Accounting Standards Board. Major differences between IFRS for SMEs and U.S. GAAP. Four cases.



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Accountants and financial professionals.


Discover the current status of the Perfect Storm for private companies. Review the history of private company accounting in the U.S. Explore the IASB’s structure. Discuss the major differences between IFRS for SMEs and U.S. GAAP.







William O'Brien

William F. O’Brien, MBA, CPA, is a financial management consultant and educator with over 40 years’ experience. He has held senior financial management positions with Intel and ROLM and served as CFO for several emerging, high technology companies. Bill has extensive experience in corporate planning, fraud assessment, control, financial analysis, cash management, managerial accounting, and financial reporting in both domestic and international settings. Bill has served on the faculties of Santa Clara University and San Jose State University.

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Non-Member Price $199.00

Member Price $149.00