2 Credits: Accounting
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”)
Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
- 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
October 14, 2022
There are no prerequisites.
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