Events & Webinars

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SAVE THE DATE: Baker Newman Noyes 2017 Accounting Update on October 24

Save the date for our 2017 Accounting Update on October 24 in Portsmouth, NH

REGISTER TODAY: Current Expected Credit Loss Update, Live Webinar
The Current Expected Credit Loss standard (Accounting Standards Update No. 2016-13) or intimately known as CECL, has been a hot topic in the banking industry since the Financial Accounting Standards Board’s first CECL exposure draft in 2012. The CECL standard was issued in 2016 and we have created a presentation to address the challenges and questions surrounding implementation of the new standard as it relates to the allowance for loan losses.

Join Nickolas Ireland, Lead of our CECL Task Force, in a live webinar for an update of the CECL standard, including an overview of the major provisions, an example calculation, and an implementation timeline.

Tuesday, August 22, 2017
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Topics we will cover include:

  • Reminder of major provisions
  • Effective dates
  • Implementation timeline
  • Board responsibilities
  • Accounting for TDRs

Who should attend?

CFOs, CEOs, presidents, chief risk officers, CCOs, senior lenders, credit and risk staff, and anyone involved in the ALLL process.

Click here for more information and to register.

Participants will be eligible to earn up to 1 CPE credit. Please note that CPE credit can only be given to individuals who remain logged in to the webinar for the full hour. If you are viewing this webinar in a group, everyone in the group can receive CPE credit.

Best Practices to Manage Taxes Now and in the Future

Andy Smith is speaking on a panel on August 23 on “Best Practices to Manage Taxes Now and in the Future,” the second event in the Institute for Family-Owned Business’s A-R-T of Family Business series.

When: August 23, 2017
Where: Husson University, Westbrook

Panelists will discuss rules and planning opportunities for individual business owners, business tax strategies, and tax planning for ownership transitions.

For more information and to register, click here.

ONLINE AAPC Approved Professional Medical Coding Course
The Baker Newman Noyes (BNN) Healthcare Consulting Division is offering an online course on Medical Coding in preparation for Certified Professional Coding (CPC) Certification, led by Gina Hobert, MBA, CPC, CPC-I, CEMC, Senior Manager. This self-paced course, developed by the AAPC, will take students through the 2016 Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®), International Classification of Disease (ICD-10-CM), and HCPCS books to address proper use and proper coding.  This course is intended to educate students on rules of coding and prepare them for the AAPC Certified Professional Coder (CPC) Exam.

BNN’s program is available on an open enrollment basis, so there’s no waiting for a new session to begin. You can get started at any time and progress through your studies independently, at your own pace.

The CPC Medical Coding Course at BNN is 100% online for your convenience. Through online study you will access your study guides and online course materials from your computer.

Click here to download the enrollment form. Instructions for submitting the form are included on page two (2) of the document.

Click here to access our Frequently Asked Questions about the online Medical Coding Course.

CPT is a registered trademark of the American Medical Association.

Now On Demand: Distributions from Private Foundations: Rules, Pitfalls, and Best Practices

The rules governing grants and other distributions from private foundations are complex, and the penalties for noncompliance can be significant. Topics covered include:

  • How the mandatory 5% distributable amount is calculated
  • What types of distributions qualify (or not) toward meeting the payout requirement
  • The penalties and taxes that can apply if the rules are not followed
  • Internal procedures that can help a private foundation stay in compliance
  • How these rules intersect with the myriad other provisions affecting private foundations

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Now On Demand: Operational Requirements of the 501(r) Treasury Regulations, Part I and II
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) added new requirements to 501(c)(3) hospitals to maintain their tax-exempt status. Compliance with these requirements can mean making changes to complex policies in your organization.

Janet Hodgdon presented a two part webinar on these new requirements. Click here to access part one on the financial assistance policies. Click here to access part two on the amounts generally billed and extraordinary collection activities.

CPE credit is available for both sessions.

Now On Demand: Hot Topics for Banking Executives
The banking industry has seen a host of legislative and regulatory changes this year. To follow-up on our banking and financial services newsletter Issues of Interest, our banking practice invites you access this webinar for an in-depth recap of three key updates affecting banks and other financial institutions across the country. This webinar was held live on October 14 and is available on demand. CPE credit is available. To learn more and to register, click here.

Now On Demand: Accounting & Reporting Developments for Healthcare and NFPs: What You Need To Know
On April 22, the FASB issued its exposure draft: “Financial Statements of Not-for-Profit Organizations.” Additionally, the past Form 990 season has identified some areas that warrant discussion. As always, the focus is on not-for-profit organizations that apply FASB standards. Join Baker Newman Noyes (BNN) in a live webinar for a discussion on financial statement reporting and Form 990 issues for healthcare entities and other tax-exempt organizations. Click here to learn more.


Baker Newman Noyes (BNN) sponsors and participates in numerous events throughout the year. Whether presenting, speaking or recruiting on campus, our professionals are actively involved. We encourage you to check our website often or sign up below to be informed of upcoming events. We hope to see you at a future BNN event.
If you would like to have a BNN expert speak at your next event, please contact us. You may also search for an individual by specialty via our professional directory.