Recognizing assets acquired and liabilities assumed in a business combination is a critical step in applying the acquisition method process to business combinations. This step is also one of the more significant steps involved in a business combination transaction. Given the importance of the recognition of assets and liabilities in a business combination, it’s critical that you have a good understanding of the principles and requirements related to this step in the process. This course provides an in-depth overview of this step based on the standards prescribed by Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) Accounting Standards Codification (ASC) Topic 805 (“Business Combinations”)
Applying the Acquisition Method. Recognizing and Measuring Assets and Liabilities. Recognition Conditions. Recognition of Specific Assets Acquired and Liabilities Assumed. Intangible Assets. Accounting Alternative for Eligible Entities. Leases Acquired. Exceptions to the Recognition Requirement. Measuring Assets Acquired and Liabilities Assumed. Measurement Principal Exceptions.
CPAs, CFOs, controllers, financial professionals, and auditors.
Identify the steps within the acquisition method for business combinations. Identify overall recognition conditions for intangible assets. Distinguish between different categories of intangibles assets. Recognize the accounting alternative available for private and not-for-profit entities. Identify overall measurement principles including specific exceptions.
Kelen Camehl, Western CPE
Kelen is a recognized author and reviewer of CPE courses and has authored over 85 courses (225+ CPE credit hours) covering a range of accounting, auditing, financial reporting, regulatory, and ethics topics. His courses are available for purchase from many online CPE providers including the AICPA. Kelen has also remained involved in CPA exam content development for nearly 10 years and has authored more than a thousand multiple choice questions for various sections of the CPA exam. He also serves as an Editorial Advisor for the AICPA’s “Journal of Accountancy”.
Kelen has over 15 years of progressive finance and accounting experience. He currently serves as an Accounting Policy Consultant with HP, Inc. in Dallas, TX. Most recently he was located in Budapest, Hungary on a three-year international assignment and served in the company’s Houston, TX location prior to this assignment. Prior to HP, he served in multiple accounting roles in the oil & gas industry with ConocoPhillips including technical accounting policy, SOX compliance, and internal audit. He also gained public accounting experience with PricewaterhouseCoopers, working with various clients in the energy, electric, power, gas, and utility sectors.
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