The Financial Accounting Standards Board announced that registration is open for its upcoming webcast covering the 2015 GAAP Taxonomy.

Participants of the live broadcast of IN FOCUS: Proposed 2015 GAAP Financial Reporting Taxonomy, ASU Taxonomy Changes, Taxonomy Implementation Guides, Taxonomy Simplification on Tuesday, Sept. 9, from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. EDT will be eligible for up to 1.5 hours of Continuing Professional Education credit. This will be offered free of charge to those who preregister. CPE credit is not available for group viewing of the live broadcast.

The webcast will feature FASB chief of taxonomy development Louis Matherne, FASB project manager-XBRL Donna Johaneman, FASB XBRL assistant project managers David Shaw and Vickie Lusniak and Kimberly Earle of the office of interactive data, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Panelists will discuss the proposed changes to the 2015 GAAP Financial Reporting Taxonomy Release, which should be available for public review and comment by Aug. 29, including changes to the Taxonomy for Accounting Standards Updates. They will also cover the FASB’s growing series of Taxonomy Implementation Guides and reporting on preliminary findings from the Taxonomy Simplification Initiative, while SEC staff will discuss current XBRL filing issues.

An archive of the webcast will be available on the FASB website through Dec. 8, 2014.

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