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The New Lease Accounting Standards

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4 Credits: Accounting

Course Description

This course provides an in-depth overview of the new lease accounting standards issued by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) in February 2016.  This includes a discussion of the primary reasons for the change as well as how to identify a lease within a contract.  This course also provides an in-depth review of lease classification, initial measurement, subsequent measurement, presentation & disclosure, as well as transition requirements.  The course concludes with a discussion of some of the significant differences between IFRS 16 (the IASB’s new lease accounting standard) as well as private company considerations.

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize how the new leasing standard has evolved and how the new standard is organized
  • Determine whether an arrangement contains a lease
  • Identify considerations with respect to substitution rights and decision-making rights
  • Identify the criteria for the new finance lease and short-term leases
  • Recognize the new recognition and measurement requirements for both lessees and lessors
  • Identify the recognition criteria for sales-type, direct financing, and operating leases
  • Identify the overall requirements with respect to lease modifications
  • Identify criteria used for sale and leaseback transactions
  • Identify the considerations with respect to a lessee’s involvement in construction of a leased asset
  • Identify the presentation requirements for both lessees and lessors
  • Recognize both qualitative and quantitative disclosure requirements for both lessees and lessors
  • Identify the effective date for the new lease accounting standards
  • Identify the significant differences between ASC 842 and IFRS 16
  • Recognize considerations of and alternatives provided to private companies

Course Specifics

Course ID
1203529
Original Release Date
August 21, 2020
Revision Date
August 21, 2020
Number of Pages
77
Advanced Preparation

None

Compliance information

NASBA Provider Number: 103220

Course Instructor

Kelen Camehl Headshot
Kelen Camehl, CPA, MBA

Kelen is a CPA with over 15 years of progressive finance and accounting experience. He currently serves as an Accounting Policy Advisor with HP, Inc. in Budapest, Hungary and previously served as a Senior Accounting Policy Manager for the company in Houston, TX (relocated in 2018 due to spousal expat 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. Kelen is …

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The New Lease Accounting Standards

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CPE CREDITS
4 Credits: Accounting

$116.00$136.00

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Icon_Self-Study
Self-Study
Icon_Level
Overview
Credits
CPE Credits
4 Credits: Accounting

Course Description

This course provides an in-depth overview of the new lease accounting standards issued by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) in February 2016.  This includes a discussion of the primary reasons for the change as well as how to identify a lease within a contract.  This course also provides an in-depth review of lease classification, initial measurement, subsequent measurement, presentation & disclosure, as well as transition requirements.  The course concludes with a discussion of some of the significant differences between IFRS 16 (the IASB’s new lease accounting standard) as well as private company considerations.

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize how the new leasing standard has evolved and how the new standard is organized
  • Determine whether an arrangement contains a lease
  • Identify considerations with respect to substitution rights and decision-making rights
  • Identify the criteria for the new finance lease and short-term leases
  • Recognize the new recognition and measurement requirements for both lessees and lessors
  • Identify the recognition criteria for sales-type, direct financing, and operating leases
  • Identify the overall requirements with respect to lease modifications
  • Identify criteria used for sale and leaseback transactions
  • Identify the considerations with respect to a lessee’s involvement in construction of a leased asset
  • Identify the presentation requirements for both lessees and lessors
  • Recognize both qualitative and quantitative disclosure requirements for both lessees and lessors
  • Identify the effective date for the new lease accounting standards
  • Identify the significant differences between ASC 842 and IFRS 16
  • Recognize considerations of and alternatives provided to private companies

Course Specifics

Course ID
1203529
Original Release Date
August 21, 2020
Revision Date
August 21, 2020
Number of Pages
77
Advanced Preparation

None

Compliance information

NASBA Provider Number: 103220

Course Instructor

Kelen Camehl Headshot
Kelen Camehl, CPA, MBA

Kelen is a CPA with over 15 years of progressive finance and accounting experience. He currently serves as an Accounting Policy Advisor with HP, Inc. in Budapest, Hungary and previously served as a Senior Accounting Policy Manager for the company in Houston, TX (relocated in 2018 due to spousal expat 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. Kelen is …

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The New Lease Accounting Standards

Expert Instructors
Format
CPE CREDITS
4 Credits: Accounting

$116.00$136.00

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