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Executive Education Series Webinar
Webinar: Adoption of New Leasing Standards

Lease accounting underwent a major revision with the issuance of the Financial Accounting Standards Board’s Accounting Standards Update 2016-02, Leases (Topic 842). The update made adjustments to lessee and lessor accounting. This course will discuss the changes and the challenges in implementation as well as the frequently asked questions of professionals concerning the changes.

Learning Objectives

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Explain the key concepts in the new leasing standard
  • Outline considerations for transitioning from the current leasing standard to the new leasing standard
  • Apply the new leasing standard to your organization
Hal Hunt

Hal HuntHal Hunt, CPA
Hal leads MHM's Employee Benefit Plan Audit Practice. With over 25 years of diverse experience with employee benefit plan accounting, auditing and compliance issues, he is also a member of the firm's Professional Standards Group as subject matter expert on EBP plan audits, as well as Business Combinations and Leasing. As the National Practice Leader for EBP Audits, Hal is responsible for providing internal training on the subject, along with providing technical support to engagement teams, serving as engagement quality reviewer and developing resource tools for our EBP audit professionals.

Heather Winiarski

Heather WiniarskiHeather Winiarski
Heather serves as a Senior Manager in the Kansas City office of CBIZ & MHM. Her responsibilities include supervising medium to large audit engagements, and resolving critical audit and risk issues. Heather works with clients to understand their organization, procedures and internal policies. She plans, executes and directs external audits and is responsible for managing and driving the success of multiple audit engagements. Heather has expertise in lease accounting and specializes in the use of computer-assisted audit tools and techniques (CAATTs) to analyze large amounts of data and look for irregularities.


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Archived Recording

Air Date:
Sept. 25, 2018

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*Viewing the recording is not eligible for CPE credit.

Additional Details

Cost: No fee required.

CPE: Eligible for 1 CPE credit in Accounting*

Prerequisites: Participants should have a basic knowledge of the new standard.

Who Should Attend? CFOs, CEOs and accounting personnel

Advanced Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Delivery Method: Group Internet-based


*Attendees must be registered individually and click on periodic participation markers throughout the webinar to receive CPE credit. We may be unable to offer CPE certificates to those who log into the webinar using:

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  • iPads or mobile devices (unless using the Citrix mobile app for GoToWebinar) 

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