Our summer series on presentation and disclosure continues with a focus on debt—including term debt, revolving debt, and structured payables.
Our Full disclosure podcast series brings you back to the basics on all things related to financial statement presentation and disclosure, from the top of the financial statements through the footnotes.
This week we focus on the presentation and disclosure requirements for debt including term debt, revolving debt, and structured payables. Chip Currie and Suzanne Stephani from our National Office are back in the guest seats to discuss key reminders with our host, Heather Horn.
Topics include:
  • 1:24 - Balance sheet. Chip and Suzanne highlight balance sheet classification matters for refinancings, repayments, covenant violations, issuance costs, and more.
  • 12:58 - Income statement. Chip explains the income statement impacts of gains and losses on debt extinguishment and common acceptable approaches to classification.
  • 14:18 - Statement of cash flows. Suzanne reminds listeners how to present debt activity in the statement of cash flows—from debt borrowings and repayments, to extinguishments and modifications.
  • 17:09 - Disclosures. Chip highlights the key required disclosures for debt that investors are focused on.
  • 24:19 - Structured payables. Chip explains structured payables and the related disclosure requirements.
  • 29:33 - Key takeaways. Chip and Suzanne close with some final reminders.
About our guests
Chip Currie is a partner in PwC’s National Office with over 20 years of experience assisting companies in resolving complex business and accounting issues. He concentrates on the accounting for financial instruments under both current and emerging standards and works with many of the firm's largest financial services clients and a number of non-financial service clients on treasury-related matters.
Suzanne Stephani is a director in PwC’s National Office specializing in the application and interpretation of the accounting guidance related to financing transactions.
About our host
Heather Horn is PwC’s National Office thought leader, responsible for developing our communications strategy and conveying firm positions on accounting and financial reporting matters. She is the engaging host of PwC’s accounting and reporting weekly podcast and quarterly webcast series, as well as periodic webcasts for the power and utilities industry. With nearly 30 years of experience, Heather’s accounting and auditing expertise includes financial instruments and rate-regulated accounting.
Transcripts available upon request.
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