Business Combinations Overview
This course provides an in-depth overview of the accounting and reporting requirements with respect to business combinations as prescribed by Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) Accounting Standards Codification (ASC) Topic 805, Business Combinations. The overall objective of the guidance included within ASC 805 is to improve the relevance, representational faithfulness, and comparability of the information that a reporting entity provides in its financial reports about a business combination and its effects.

Course Publication Date: August 23, 2020

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Author:Kelen Camehl
Course No:ACT-BUSCOMB-8100
Recommended CPE:2.00
Delivery Method:QAS Self Study
Level of Knowledge:Overview
Prerequisites:None
Advanced Preparation:None
Recommended Field of Study:Accounting
  
Learning Objectives
  • Identify the definition of a business as it relates to a business combination transaction.
  • List the steps involved in the acquisition method.
  • Identify the acquisition date for a business combination.
  • Recognize how to measure goodwill and gains from bargain purchases.
  • Identify the measurement period for business combinations.
  • Recognize financial statement disclosures related to business combinations.

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