About Eric Barger

Eric Barger, a Director in MorganFranklin’s Technical Accounting Solutions Center, has extensive technical accounting and SEC financial reporting expertise with an emphasis on: business combinations; consolidations (including variable-interest-entity assessment and joint venture accounting); divestitures and discontinued operations. Eric is a sought-after presenter at SEC/FASB Conferences in the Washington, DC area and instructor on Accounting for Business Combinations including purchase accounting. He was the primary author of Thomson Reuters’ Checkpoint Catalyst accounting research content on ASC 805-50, Business Combinations - Specialty Topics and Other Related Issues, as well as several online BLOGs on accounting for asset acquisitions vs. business combinations and other technical accounting topics.