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    Financial instruments and foreign currency

    Structured payables

    Entering into a structured payable transaction may be more than you bargained for; changing your payable to debt classification.

    Financial instruments, an overview of the recognition and measurement standard

    Watch this overview of the new FASB standard on the recognition and measurement of financial instruments.

    Derivatives and hedging overview

    Trying to get your arms around derivatives and hedging? Listen to this complex area put into plain English.

    Foreign currency: risks and hedging strategies

    Responding to foreign currency volatility? Hear the types of currency risk that companies face along with related hedging strategies.

    Structured payables

    Entering into a structured payable transaction may be more than you bargained for; changing your payable to debt classification.

    Financial instruments, an overview of the recognition and measurement standard

    Watch this overview of the new FASB standard on the recognition and measurement of financial instruments.

    Derivatives and hedging overview

    Trying to get your arms around derivatives and hedging? Listen to this complex area put into plain English.

    Foreign currency: risks and hedging strategies

    Responding to foreign currency volatility? Hear the types of currency risk that companies face along with related hedging strategies.

    Insurance, NAV, and CFEs

    Learn how new FASB guidance is affecting financial services companies.

    Foreign currency: reclassifying translation adjustments into earnings

    When is the right time to release CTA? The answer is, it depends. Hear how to think through this complex assessment.

    IFRS 9 - impairment for banking

    PwC Assurance Partners Ryan Leopold and Chris Wood discuss the new financial instruments standard and how it impacts the banking industry.

    Foreign currency volatility

    Foreign currency volatility is impacting companies across all industries. PwC’s Valerie Wieman and John Horan discuss the driving forces, risk management hedging strategies, and disclosure considerations.

    Common embedded derivatives

    Entering into new debt agreements? Learn how embedded derivatives may exist even with in a plain vanila debt contract.

    Foreign currency: determining functional currency

    PwC's Stephanie Stewart, John Bishop, and Michael Yenchek discuss why determining functional currency is fundamental to a company's financial statements and tips for making the assessment.

    Business combinations and organization

    Contingent consideration in business combinations

    Contingent consideration can sometimes be comp expense rather than purchase price. Watch now to learn why.

    Impact of segment changes on goodwill

    Changes in corporate structures can affect segment reporting. Do you know the ins and outs for reallocating goodwill?

    Held for sale accounting

    Assessing if a disposal meets held for sale accounting? Tune in to hear the related criteria and perspectives on the more judgmental areas.

    Equity method: Accounting for basis differences

    Equity method accounting can have a few quirks when accounting for basis differences. Tune in to hear about identifying and accounting for basis differences.

    Contingent consideration in business combinations

    Contingent consideration can sometimes be comp expense rather than purchase price. Watch now to learn why.

    Impact of segment changes on goodwill

    Changes in corporate structures can affect segment reporting. Do you know the ins and outs for reallocating goodwill?

    Held for sale accounting

    Assessing if a disposal meets held for sale accounting? Tune in to hear the related criteria and perspectives on the more judgmental areas.

    Equity method: Accounting for basis differences

    Equity method accounting can have a few quirks when accounting for basis differences. Tune in to hear about identifying and accounting for basis differences.

    Equity method: other than temporary impairment

    Dealing with a decline in value of an equity method investment? Hear the factors to consider when assessing impairment.

    Pushdown accounting overview

    Hear about pushdown accounting and what to consider when deciding whether or not to apply it.

    Consolidation overview (financial services companies)

    Learn key aspects of the new consolidation guidance and how it may impact financial services companies.

    Consolidation overview

    Learn key aspects of the new consolidation guidance and how it may impact you.

    Measurement period adjustments

    Learn about a recent simplification made to business combination accounting.

    Mergers & acquisition activity and related accounting

    Are you considering an acquisition? Hear PwC's Brian Ness and Sara DeSmith discuss contingent consideration, continuing involvement and other accounting aspects in the mergers and acquisition space.

    Equity method: assessing significant influence

    Do you have an equity method investee? Hear PwC's Brad Jansen share his insights on how to assess significant influence in the equity method of accounting.

    SEC SX Rule 3-05

    Considering a potential acquisition? SEC SX Rule 3-05 may require disclosures of financial information of the business. Watch PwC's video perspective.

    Discontinued operations overview

    Considering a disposal? Learn about the new guidance on discontinued operations.

    IPO readiness: preparing to access the capital markets

    In this video, PwC discusses preparing to access the capital markets.

    Revenue and leasing

    New lease standard: Implementation issues and responses

    Are you starting to look at the new lease standard? See our video on implementation challenges companies are facing.

    Supply arrangements as leases

    Supply arrangements can sometimes be considered leases for accounting purposes. Watch now to know what to look out for.

    Performance obligations under the new revenue standard

    Identifying performance obligations is the second step in the new revenue model. Listen in to hear how to take that one small step, in what’s going to be a giant leap of implementation.

    Lessor accounting under the new leasing standard

    Is leasing your business? The new leasing standard makes changes to the accounting that will affect the leasing landscape. Watch now to learn more.

    New lease standard: Implementation issues and responses

    Are you starting to look at the new lease standard? See our video on implementation challenges companies are facing.

    Supply arrangements as leases

    Supply arrangements can sometimes be considered leases for accounting purposes. Watch now to know what to look out for.

    Performance obligations under the new revenue standard

    Identifying performance obligations is the second step in the new revenue model. Listen in to hear how to take that one small step, in what’s going to be a giant leap of implementation.

    Lessor accounting under the new leasing standard

    Is leasing your business? The new leasing standard makes changes to the accounting that will affect the leasing landscape. Watch now to learn more.

    Lessee accounting under the new leasing standard

    Need to get your head around the new leasing standard? Watch this video for leasing 101, from the Lessee’s point of view.

    Leasing - build to suit and sale leaseback

    Hear PwC insights on build-to-suit and sale leaseback guidance.

    Implementing the new Revenue standard

    Have you started implementing the new revenue standard? Hear about key considerations in this quarter close video.

    Leasing: modifications and lease term

    Making a move? Hear PwC's Chad Soares and Marc Jerusalem discuss how investing in real estate to accommodate growth or upgrade facilities can have accounting implications you may not expect.

    Revenue Recognition: understanding IFRS 15

    Paul Feetham, PwC Accounting Advisory Services, discusses IFRS 15, the Revenue Recognition standard, its impact, and how to overcome implementation challenges.

    Impact of the new revenue recognition model

    PwC's Dusty Stallings and Ashley Wright discuss the potential implications of the new revenue model and what companies should be thinking about now.

    Financial reporting and business issues

    Income taxes: Uncertain tax positions, fundamentals

    UTP what? Are you uncertain about Uncertain Tax Positions? Watch now to learn the basics.

    Top 5 Interim reporting reminders

    Hear PwC’s Top 5 Interim reporting reminders as companies head into Q1.

    Pension plan risk and response

    Assessing risk in your pension plan? Listen in to hear the types of risks pensions face, the actions companies are taking and the related accounting impacts.

    Top 5 Year-end accounting reminders 2015

    Hear PwC’s Top 5 accounting topics to keep top of mind as companies head into the 2015 reporting cycle.

    Income taxes: Uncertain tax positions, fundamentals

    UTP what? Are you uncertain about Uncertain Tax Positions? Watch now to learn the basics.

    Top 5 Interim reporting reminders

    Hear PwC’s Top 5 Interim reporting reminders as companies head into Q1.

    Pension plan risk and response

    Assessing risk in your pension plan? Listen in to hear the types of risks pensions face, the actions companies are taking and the related accounting impacts.

    Top 5 Year-end accounting reminders 2015

    Hear PwC’s Top 5 accounting topics to keep top of mind as companies head into the 2015 reporting cycle.

    Subsequent event evaluation

    Learn about the types of subsequent events and the related accounting and disclosure requirements.

    Cloud computing

    It’s all about the cloud these days. Are you clear on the accounting, or is there a chance for stormy weather? Watch here to learn more.

    Segment reporting: determining operating segments

    In a changing business environment, segment reporting may change as well. Hear PwC’s Brad Jansen discuss key aspects in determining operating segments.

    Earnings per share: the impact of restricted stock

    Do you have restricted stock in your compensation plan? Hear PwC's Brian Ness discuss factors to consider when accounting for restricted stock in the earnings per share calculation.

    Oil price volatility: are you fit for $50 oil?

    Are you prepared for $50 oil? Hear how we got here and the operational levers you can pull in this changing environment

    Top 5 Standards effective or adoptable in 2015

    Preparing for the year ahead? Hear our Top 5 accounting standards effective or adoptable in 2015

    Stock based compensation: repurchase features

    Do you have repurchase features in your stock comp plan? Learn how puts and calls may impact liability presentation.

    SEC SX Rule 3-09

    Don't get caught, by assessing the need for separate financial statements for significant equity method investees early.

    Stock based compensation modifications

    Planning a termination, a spin-off, or other nonrecurring event? This may result in a modification of stock based comp.

    Capital markets and the SEC

    Brexit

    Brexit has shaken up markets and companies. How do you respond in the face of uncertainty?

    Non-GAAP measures

    Non-GAAP measures have been in the headlines recently. Watch this video on the rules, a recent SEC release and more.

    SEC significance test under S-X 1-02 (w)

    The SEC significant subsidiary test can crop up in more places than you realize. Watch now to learn about the core tests, where they are used and potential areas of complexity.

    Volatility and accounting impacts

    Volatility seems to be everywhere these days. Watch now to hear some of the driving factors and the accounting impacts.

    Brexit

    Brexit has shaken up markets and companies. How do you respond in the face of uncertainty?

    Non-GAAP measures

    Non-GAAP measures have been in the headlines recently. Watch this video on the rules, a recent SEC release and more.

    SEC significance test under S-X 1-02 (w)

    The SEC significant subsidiary test can crop up in more places than you realize. Watch now to learn about the core tests, where they are used and potential areas of complexity.

    Volatility and accounting impacts

    Volatility seems to be everywhere these days. Watch now to hear some of the driving factors and the accounting impacts.

    SEC standard setting Q4'2015: CEO pay ratio and Clawback rules

    Our video highlights recent SEC rulemaking focused on executive compensation.

    SEC comment letter response process

    Crafting a response to an SEC comment letter? Watch now for tips on how best to go about it.

    Top 5 Year-end SEC reporting reminders 2015

    This video highlights key financial reporting reminders for companies as they head into the year-end reporting cycle.

    Accounting policy changes and preferability letters

    Ever wonder when's the best time to make a policy change? Hear some options and the related pros and cons in this video.

    Business email compromise

    Could a single email cost you millions? The answer may surprise you. Learn about a fraud scheme that has caught many companies off guard.

    Top 5 SEC reminders in an IPO

    Considering an IPO? Hear our Top 5 SEC reporting items when making the push to go public.

    Private company alternatives impact on public companies

    Did you know the new private company accounting alternatives can impact public companies too?

    SEC SX Rule 3-09

    Don't get caught, by assessing the need for separate financial statements for significant equity method investees early.

    IPO readiness: preparing to access the capital markets

    In this video, PwC discusses preparing to access the capital markets.