SUMMARY OF BOARD DECISIONS

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December 8, 2011 FASB Board Meeting

Consolidation, investment companies, and investment property entities.

The Board decided to extend the comment period deadline to February 15, 2012, for the following recently issued proposed Accounting Standards Updates:
  1. Financial Services—Investment Companies (Topic 946): Amendments to the Scope, Measurement, and Disclosure Requirements

  2. Real Estate—Investment Property Entities (Topic 973)

  3. Consolidation (Topic 810): Principal versus Agent Analysis.