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The Knowledge Group Has Scheduled a Live Webcast on FASB Goodwill Impairment Test: Significant Changes You Should Know

PressReleasePing - November 02, 2017 -Event Synopsis: Earlier this year, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued Accounting Standards Update (ASU) No. 2017-04, Intangibles – Goodwill and Other (Topic 350): Simplifying the Test for Goodwill Impairment, which removes the second step from the goodwill impairment test. This ASU allows public companies and not-for-profit organizations to follow the one-step process that private companies have been permitted to use for several years. In our LIVE Webcast, a panel of thought leaders and valuation professionals assembled by The Knowledge Group will provide a detailed discussion on the impact of the ASU, as well as other important goodwill impairment issues. Topics to be covered include: • An overview of key changes associated with ASU 2017-04 • Best practices and audit/SEC review considerations related to goodwill impairment testing – including applicable aspects of the Mandatory Performance Framework for the Certified in Entity and Intangible Valuations (CEIV) credential • Impairment case study and project examples • Comparisons of ASU/Topic 350 guidelines to Private Company Council (PCC) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) considerations Speakers/Faculty Panel Josette C. Ferrer Managing Director Clairent Advisors LLC Brooke Miller, CFA Senior Vice President Murray Devine & Company For an updated list of the faculty panel, please visit: About The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series The Knowledge Group brings together the world's leading authorities and industry participants through informative two-hour webcasts that study the impact of changing regulations and help businesses succeed through proper regulatory compliance. Visit for further information and inquiry.

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