CPAR Accounting & Financial Reporting

CPAR - 2021/April, Seg 5 - Newly Appointed GASB Chairman Joel Black - A New Era

For the first time in FAF's history, new GASB and FASB chairs started their terms at the same time. On July 1, 2020 Joel Black was appointed the new chairman of GASB. He talks to us about his background and what led him to the GASB. He also shares the challenges of taking office during a pandemic, his transition and collaboration with his predecessor Dave Vaudt and current FASB chairman Rich Jones, "The Big Three" projects the GASB is currently working or conducting research on, and what the future holds for the GASB.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the relief and resources provided by the GASB during the pandemic and currently;
  • Understand the "Big Three" projects and the changes included in each one;
  • Recognize the proposed changes in the financial reporting model and how it differs from GASB 34; and
  • Determine the changes in the current concept statement on the Note Disclosures project.

Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation:

Work experience in government accounting or auditing, or an introductory course in government accounting.

Speaker / Author:

Joel Black was appointed the new chairman of GASB


Price (USD)

Standard: $69.90


Course Code : CPAR1508-FM

Release Date : 04/28/2021
Expire Date : 06/12/2022
Credits :
CPE 2.00
QAS 2.00

Length : 1hr 40min
Course Level : Update
Course Type : Self-Study
Passing Grade : 70%
Format Type : eLearning
Mobile Compatible
Field Of Study : Accounting - Governmental

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