January 27, 2022 8:00am – 3:30pm Map & Directions 602-252-4144

Webcast: Hot Topics in the Financial Reporting Standards


This course provides an analysis of the hot topics centered on significant problems that manifest themselves in preparation, compilation, review and audit engagements and in the preparation of financial information as identified in peer reviews and in litigation. This course is huge for practitioners who are responsible for developing financial strategies and/or for re-negotiating loans and financial agreements because of the COVID-19 impact on their financial situation.


ASCPA Live Online Webcast
Phoenix, AZ 85034-6617

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$300 Register by May 31 for the Early registration fee of $255
Non-CPA Staff:
Non-CPA Staff (100% club):
$300 Register by May 31 for the Early registration fee of $255
Non-CPA Staff (sole proprietor):
$300 Register by May 31 for the Early registration fee of $255
Accounting & Auditing

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Designed For

This course is designed for those CPAs that prepare and/or report on financial information and those CPAs who participant in developing operating and financial strategies.



Event Leaders

Haig, Walter J.

Rating: 4.88

Walter J. Haig II works from his ranch that is located on the shores of Lake Roosevelt in the State of Washington. His experience is extensive in auditing, accounting and advisory services to family-owned businesses. He is also a highly regarded consultant in cases involving accountant's malpractice.

Haig lectures nationally in the areas of auditing, accounting, compilation and review services, personal financial statements, forecasts and projections, and personal financial planning. His skills as an instructor have won him the AICPA's Outstanding Discussion Leader Award five times and the Washington Society of CPA's Highest Rated Instructor Award six times. The Washington Society of CPA's Discussion Leader of the Year Award was named in his honor. He has been rated as the best instructor of auditing and accounting courses in more than a dozen states. In addition, he has been one of the highest rated presenters at six AICPA National Accounting and Auditing Advanced Technical Symposiums and two PCPS National Conferences.

Haig is the author of ten highly rated continuing professional education courses that are presently being utilized on a national basis.

Haig has served on various AICPA and Washington Society of CPA's task forces and committees in the areas of auditing, personal financial planning and continuing education. He received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business from the University of Colorado.

More With Haig, Walter J.


  • Analytical Procedures: Using analytical procedures to identify profitability problems and misstatement problems.
  • Forecasts and Projections: a detailed analysis of the presentation and reporting standards.
  • Proforma Presentations (i.e. - the recasting of historical information): a detailed analysis of the proforma preparation and reporting standards.
  • Fraud: detection and prevention guidelines.
  • Internal Controls for Small- and Medium-Sized Entities: common weaknesses in internal controls using the guidelines in the COSO Report on Internal Controls plus common internal controls to address those weaknesses.

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