FASB to Webcast Technical Forum for Continuing Professional Education Providers

Norwalk, CT, December 17, 2012—The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) will host a technical forum for commercial accounting continuing professional education (CPE) providers on Thursday, January 24, 2013, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. EST. The webcast forum can be viewed free of charge by those CPE providers who preregister in advance at www.fasb.org.

The forum will feature discussion among CPE providers, authors, instructors, and FASB members and staff about existing and proposed accounting standards of interest to these audiences. Its objective is to help providers design continuing education programs that best meet the needs of their stakeholders, including preparers and auditors of private company financial statements. Viewers of the live webcast will have the opportunity to submit questions directly to forum participants.