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November 14, 2002


J. Scott Nixon, CPA
Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Current Topics from the FASB, EITF, and AcSEC: What to Know and What to Avoid

Mr. Nixon is the Partner-in-Charge of the Assurance and Business Advisory Services practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Salt Lake City office. He has 19 years of public accounting experience with an industry focus that includes: technology, manufacturing, real estate and service related entities. He has been involved with several complex SEC registrations, and he has addressed numerous unique and complicated accounting matters for his clients.

He has a bachelor’s and a master’s in accounting from Utah State University.

Mr. Nixon will discuss many of the recent standard changes and pending modifications that companies will need to follow to comply with generally accepted accounting principles. He will also cover changes that have recently been mandated by the FASB, EITF and AcSEC, in addition to some that are currently under consideration. He will focus on how the new rules will affect purchase accounting, impairment analysis, complex debt or equity instruments, restructuring costs and other “hot topics.”


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