Current and Upcoming FASB Issues


This course is designed to provide an overview of recent accounting matters including FASB accounting standards updates broad and narrow issues, current FASB activities, and private company financial reporting. It covers relevant pronouncements, exposure drafts, and other guidance recently issued in the accounting arenas. This course will help practitioners at all levels to remain up to date on recent accounting pronouncements and other important accounting matters.


  • Recently issued ASUs, including broad and narrow topics
  • Current FASB exposure draft and projects
  • Private company financial reporting
  • Other important accounting matters


  • Identify key points related to recently issued FASB standards and guidance.
  • Identify key concepts related to exposure drafts and other important projects in accounting matters.

Designed For

CPAs in public practice and industry who want to remain up to date on accounting matters.


R Wells

Robert Wayne Wells, CPA, CFE Blankenship CPA Group, PLLC/Brentwood, Tennessee

Robert Wayne Wells graduated from Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tennessee in 1970 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting and Economics.

Mr. Wells began his career in public accounting in 1970 with the national firm of what was then Touche, Ross & Co. in Nashville, Tennessee.

In 1974, he joined a local firm in Nashville. This firm provided accounting, auditing, fraud investigations, and tax services to small and medium size businesses as well as extensive tax services to individuals. After a total of over 45 years experience, he is today a Principal with Blankenship CPA Group, PLLC in Brentwood, Tennessee.

Mr. Wells annually instructs numerous continuing education seminars and in-firm training classes all over the US for the major continuing education providers in the areas of accounting, auditing, fraud, and taxation. Mr. Wells is a recipient of the 2013 Outstanding Discussion Leader Award presented by the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants and the 2014 Outstanding Discussion Leader Award presented by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Mr. Wells holds a Certified Public Accountant certificate in Tennessee, and is also a Certified Fraud Examiner. He is a member of the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants, the AICPA and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.