Long duration contracts: targeted improvements
Long duration contracts: targeted improvements

Accounting for debt arrangements, ASC 470-10

Webcast overview:

KPMG professionals discuss debt issuance including: the accounting treatment of discounts or premiums and issuance costs, as well as subsequent measurement. The discussion will include the classification framework for debt arrangements, including the impact of callable provisions or covenants, post balance sheet refinancing activities, and distinguishing debt from equity considerations. The FASB’s exposure draft of proposed changes to ASC 470 will potentially impact the analysis of debt as current versus noncurrent. 


ASC 470-10

  • No impact on entities that do not present a classified balance sheet


  • Accounting for debt arrangements under ASC 470-10
  • Classification framework for debt arrangements, distinguishing debt from equity considerations, and discussion of the FASB’s proposed changes to debt classification

Featured speakers:

Paul Munter

Paul Munter

Partner, Department of Professional Practice, KPMG US

+1 212-909-5567
Meaghan Wrona

Meaghan Wrona

Director, DPP, KPMG US

+1 212-954-2546



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