FASB Webcast Series

The Investor: An Important Voice in Standard-Setting

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) is pleased to announce an upcoming webcast to discuss the importance of investor input to the FASB in its mission to develop high-quality accounting and reporting standards. The webcast, scheduled for Thursday, October 15, 2009, will discuss the FASB’s outreach efforts to investors for its standard-setting activities. The live webcast is offered free of charge. Viewers will have the opportunity to email questions to panelists during the event.

The FASB will archive the live webcast on the FASB website for access by the public. To register for the live or archived webcast, follow the audience URL at: http://event.on24.com/r.htm?e=168752&s=1&k=F40155BB766522D26C6B80F8DF3BF3C8.

CPE credit will not be offered for this webcast.


Title of Webcast:

The Investor: An Important Voice in Standard-Setting

Date & Time: October 15, 2009, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM (EDT)

Event Description/Abstract:

Panelists Marc Siegel, Jeff Brickman, and Chandy Smith will discuss the importance of investor input to the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) in its mission to develop high-quality accounting and reporting standards for the United States. Moderated by Financial Accounting Foundation Director of Communications Neal McGarity, this session will provide an overview of the kinds of investor input needed by the FASB; how the staff go about obtaining the input and how it is used during the Board’s decision-making process; ways investors can learn about and provide comment on FASB activities; and current FASB projects that are significant to investors. Marc Siegel is a member of the FASB; Jeff Brickman and Chandy Smith are the FASB Investor Liaisons.
 

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