Accounting and assurance standards – Business Combinations

Length: 7 h 00

Improved training for 2023-2024


Redesign of the training to deepen the concepts with additional examples. This training will now last 7 hours.

A complex subject, if ever there was one! Business combinations are often part of our clients’ growth strategy. We need to be prepared to help them account for the transaction, but also to carry out our assurance mandate.


To understand the accounting requirements of Section 1582 Business Combinations

  • To identify the various types of business combinations
  • Accounting for a business combination
    • Purchase of assets
    • Purchase of shares
  • Purchases price breakdown
    • Fair value measurement criteria
    • Intangible assets subject to amortization and not subject to amortization
    • Goodwill and impairment testing
    • Business combination achieved in stages
  • The specifics of business combinations with related parties under Section 3840 Related Party Transactions
  • Financial statement disclosures
  • Impacts on assurance
    • Audit
    • Review
    • When should a modified report be considered?

Last but not least

  • Practical examples:
    • Purchase of assets
    • Purchase of 100% of the shares
    • Purchase of 75% of the shares
  • Discussion with participants


Please contact André Mignault at 514-686-7341 to schedule your training.

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