James F. Green, CPA, helps people understand complex accounting principles through his writing and by onsite training. Previously, as a partner in Arthur Andersen LLP's Professional Standards Group, he developed and communicated Andersen's technical accounting positions on derivatives, hedging activities, financial instruments, securitizations, and foreign currency translation--authoring firm guidance and comment letters, participating in the U.S. and international standards-setting process, and consulting with internal and external clients. Before joining Andersen, Jim managed and was a primary author on financial services issues for the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, working with the U.S. Congress, federal regulatory agencies, private-sector standards setters, and CPAs in industry and public practice on relevant issues and proposals. He received a BBA in Accounting from the College of William and Mary in Virginia. Jim joined the AICPA after six years of experience serving large publicly held financial services clients at KPMG.
B.B.A., College of William and Mary
Bloomberg Tax Management Portfolios
Bloomberg Tax and Accounting Portfolio 5186, Financial Instruments: IFRS 9—Impairment, examines how an entity accounts for impairment of nonderivative financial assets under International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRSs).
Bloomberg Tax Portfolio 5163, Foreign Currency Transactions and Translations (Accounting Policy and Practice Series) reviews how a reporting entity: Determines the currency of the economic
Bloomberg Tax and Accounting Portfolio 5185, Financial Instruments: IFRS 9—Classification and Measurement, explores how an entity classifies and measures nonderivative financial instruments under International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRSs).
Bloomberg Tax and Accounting Portfolio 5187, Financial Instruments: Credit Losses, examines how a creditor accounts for credit losses on certain nonderivative financial instruments