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IFRS vs. US GAAP - Introduction to the significant differences

10 December 2020, 10:00-12:00 CET
2-hour practical ONLINE workshop
Price: EUR 44 net

Financial statements around the world are mainly prepared under either International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) or US GAAP. 

Users and investors reading these financial statements will wish to get a context view of the differences between these financial reporting frameworks. 

In addition to the general reporting requirements, some specific accounting treatment will be discussed to provide the possibility to develop a solid understanding of the differences.

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The course is designed for individuals who already have knowledge of IFRS and now need to develop their skills in US GAAP.

Those most interested will be: Accountants, Financial Directors, Auditors, Investment Managers and Analysts.

Course Objectives

To evaluate and apply the requirements of US GAAP, insofar as they differ from International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).

Your own questions will be answered at the end of the webinar, if we receive them five days before the course date that you register for. You can send your questions to

This 2- hour webinar will introduce some of the significant differences between IFRS and US GAAP, such as:

  • The formats of financial statements
  • Property, plant and equipment, investment properties
  • The impairment models which may become more prevalent in light of the current economic context
  • Intangible assets such as research and development and software costs
  • Investments in shares based on the percentage ownership

Date: 10 December 2020

Time: 10:00-12:00 CET | 12:00-14:00 GST | 13:30-15:30 IST

Location: This workshop is delivered online - join us wherever you are in the world! 

Price: 44 EUR (195 zl) net

The Trainer: Brian Connolly, FCA, ACMA

Brian is an expert trainer with the EY Academy of Business and lectures in US GAAP, ACCA and the International Finance Postgraduate Studies programme. He has co authored the 12 day EY Diploma in IFRS programme.

Brian graduated from University College Dublin in Ireland. He is professionally qualified with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland (ACA), the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (ACMA) and the Institute of Taxation in Ireland (AITI). He has trained clients in many countries, including Germany, Hungary, Poland, Russia, Kuwait, Bahrain and UAE.

In case of any questions, please contact the Course Co-ordinator, Aleksandra Trych:

Participants will receive 2 CPD (Continuous Professional Development) credit hours.

Our courses fulfil the requirements of the professional development schemes of international professional bodies such as ACCA, IIA, PMI®, etc.

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