Timely updates to help you close your Q2 books

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The quarter’s top accounting news in less than 20 minutes. PwC partners tell you what you need to know as you prepare for the June 30 quarter close.

With the world in a state of constant change, companies need to maintain their focus as the second quarter of 2020 comes to a close. PwC partners Heather Horn and Cody Smith highlight what companies should think about for their June 30 reporting.

Topics include:

  • 1:04 - FASB standard setting update. We begin with an overview of the FASB staff Q&As addressing specific accounting challenges related to COVID-19 and then discuss the delay of effective dates of the revenue and leases standards.
  • 8:04 - SEC update. Cody discusses the amendments to SEC Rule 3-05 disclosures and highlights the changes to the preparation of pro forma information.
  • 16:06 - Other quarter-end considerations. We close our discussion by offering some perspectives on impairments and MD&A disclosures.

About our guest

Cody Smith is a partner in PwC’s National office with over 20 years experience who specializes in the accounting for business combinations and related areas, such as consolidations, disposals, impairments, and segment reporting.

About our host

Heather Horn is PwC's National office thought leader, responsible for developing our communications strategy and conveying firm positions on accounting and financial reporting matters. She is the engaging host of PwC’s accounting and reporting weekly podcast and quarterly webcast series, as well as periodic webcasts for the power and utilities industry. With over 25 years of experience, Heather’s accounting and auditing expertise includes financial instruments and rate-regulated accounting.

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Heather Horn

Heather Horn

US Strategic Thought Leader, National Professional Services Group, PwC US

David Schmid

David Schmid

International Accounting Leader, National Professional Services Group, PwC US

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