Leah Donti, CPA, CMA, MBA is the founder and president of Advantage Montreal Seminars Inc. An internationally recognized leader and speaker in accounting and auditing, she has led seminars for 29 years through her seminar business. She conducts in-house trainings at CPA firms and various multinationals and does CPE courses through CPA state societies. In addition, Donti speaks at numerous conferences across North America each year, discussing topics such as Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) updates, private company Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) developments, International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), variable interest entities, accounting and auditing updates, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) updates, revenue recognition, stock-based compensation, business combinations, compilation and review and fair value accounting. For the last 10 years, she has received the AICPA Outstanding Discussion Leader Award for her passion, energy and ability to speak at all levels of professionals, which has made her a most sought-out speaker. Return to Instructor List
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, the MSCPA has made the difficult decision to make our scheduled live seminars in 2020 virtual-only events. The topics, dates, times and CPE credits will remain the same, and you will learn from the same top-level speakers that you expected to see at our live programs
Keep abreast of the fast-paced changes in accounting and auditing. This comprehensive course covers relevant pronouncements, exposure drafts, and other guidance recently issued in the accounting, auditing, review, compilation, and preparation engagement arenas. Let us sort through the complexities and help you identify and apply recently issued FASB, PCAOB, ARSC, and ASB standards and guidance. With the rate of change in today's regulatory environment, you must stay current on the topics impacting the profession - don't get left behind!
CPAs in public practice and industry who want to remain upto- date on accounting, auditing, preparation, compilation and review pronouncements
When you complete this course you will be able to: Identify key points related to recently issued FASB standards and guidance. Recognize the effect of recently issued auditing standards, attestation standards, and standards on accounting and review services. Identify key concepts related to exposure drafts and other projects in accounting, auditing, compilation, preparation, and review services.
Recently issued ASUs, including an update on revenue recognition, financial instruments, and leases Current FASB exposure draft and projects Audit and Attest engagements update including SAS 134, SAS 135, and proposed SAS 136 Recent PCAOB guidance Latest activity from ARSC