COVID-19 and your CPE

We know that your day-to-day is uncertain right now, as the COVID-19 pandemic impacts both our professional and personal lives. We want to assure you Thomson Reuters is constantly monitoring the effects of the coronavirus outbreak and we're adapting our programming and policies as needed. All Checkpoint Learning resources that have been created to address COVID-19 are listed below. Check back, as this page will be updated as new content is created.


Have my CPE requirements changed as a result of COVID-19?

Many state boards of accountancy are updating or amending their CPE requirements to relax reporting deadlines, allow for adherence to social distancing.

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COVID-19 Webinars: More to come


COVID-19 Nano Courses

Possible accounting effects of the coronavirus on fair value measurements under Topic 820, Fair Value Measurement.
Factors reporting entities may wish to consider with Topic 715, Compensation-Retirement Benefits.
FASB ASC Topic 606, Revenue from Contracts with Customers.
Companies assess current and potential impact on their businesses, factor coronavirus risks into their reporting and disclosure practices.
Examples of how businesses may use executive pay cuts to preserve cash flows.
Understanding the process of completing Part 1of Form 7200.
Understanding the process of completing Part 2 of Form 7200.
Possible accounting effects of this when applying CECL model to instruments measured at amortized cost.
Reviews areas of concern auditors should keep in mind when working with their clients.
Covers eligibility either under section 4013 of the CARES Act or in accordance with ASC Subtopic 310-40.
See how a number of companies are disclosing liquidity measures to face COVID-19's impact.
Covers possible accounting effects of COVID-19 under Topic 815, Derivatives and Hedging.
Explores considerations when describing your accounting for CECL in the times of the Coronavirus.
Explores possible accounting effects of the Coronavirus on fair value measurements under Topic 820
Recently-revised interagency statement encourages financial institutions to work constructively with borrowers impacted by COVID-19.


COVID-19 Self-Study Courses


Video briefings from our experts

We constantly monitor the daily changing landscape as it relates to how our customers are being affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. This playlist will be updated as additional legislation is passed.



Impact on Conferences and Seminars

Gear Up Conferences and Seminars

This CPE training, which has traditionally been offered as live, in-person conferences and seminars, is moving to a virtual format for 2020 due to the impact of COVID-19. We plan to bring back in-person programming for 2021, with new safety standards to protect the health and wellness of attendees and presenters alike.

AuditWatch and TaxWatch Public Seminars

For 2020, we have committed to a virtual format for 2020 because of the impact of COVID-19 for the well-being of both attendees and presenters.

Cancellation policy

We are sensitive to the uncertainty caused by COVID-19, and we're reviewing our cancellation policies to afford you the flexibility to confidently pursue the education you need.

For AuditWatch/TaxWatch events, please check the AuditWatch/TaxWatch Cancellation Policy page for the most current policy.

For Gear Up events, please check the Gear Up Cancellation Policy page for the most current policy.


Virtual CPE Options

Virtual learning options available during this time of social distancing and working from home for many.


And for additional resources, please visit the Thomson Reuters COVID-19 resource page.

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