Action Alert No. 03-27
July 9, 2003

NOTICE OF MEETINGS

OPEN BOARD MEETING    

Wednesday, July 16, 2003, 9:00 a.m.

  1. Fair value measurement. The Board will discuss the scope of the initial phase of its project that was added to the Board’s agenda to codify and improve existing guidance for measuring fair value. (Estimated 30-minute discussion.)

     

  2. FASB technical plan. The Board will discuss the status of its agenda projects and a draft of the July 2003 technical plan for research and technical activities that focuses on the plans for the second half of 2003. (Estimated 30-minute discussion.)

     

  3. Open discussion. If necessary, the Board will allow time to discuss minor issues with staff members on technical projects or administrative matters. Those discussions are held following regular Board meetings as topics come up.

     

OPEN EDUCATION SESSION

Wednesday, July 16, 2003, immediately following the Board meeting

The Board will hold an educational, non-decision-making session to discuss topics that are anticipated to be discussed at the July 23 Board meeting. Those topics will be posted to the FASB calendar four days prior to the education session.

BOARD ACTIONS

No Board meetings were held during the week of June 30, 2003.

NOTICE OF FASB OPEN ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION ON
QUALIFYING SPECIAL-PURPOSE ENTITIES AND ISOLATION OF TRANSFERRED ASSETS

On August 28, 2003, the FASB will hold a public roundtable discussion to obtain information from and views of interested individuals and organizations about its June 10, 2003 Exposure Draft, Qualifying Special-Purpose Entities and Isolation of Transferred Assets. An individual or organization desiring to participate must notify the FASB by sending an email to director@fasb.org by August 7, 2003, and submit a position paper or a comment letter addressing the provisions of the proposed Statement by July 31, 2003. Depending on the response, the Board may not be able to accommodate all requests to participate in the roundtable discussion. However, all submissions by those requesting to participate in the roundtable discussion will be available at the roundtable discussion for review.

Copies of all written submissions are available on this website. Minutes of the roundtable discussion also will be available on this website.

FUTURE OPEN MEETINGS

The following is a list of open meetings tentatively scheduled through August. Because schedules may change, please check the FASB calendar before finalizing your plans. Revisions to this list since the last issue of Action Alert are highlighted in bold.

Wednesday, July 23, 2003—FASB Board Meeting
Wednesday, July 23, 2003—FASB Education Session
Tuesday, July 29, 2003—Liaison Meeting with the Edison Electric Institute
Wednesday, July 30, 2003—FASB Board Meeting
Wednesday, July 30, 2003—FASB Education Session
Thursday, July 31, 2003—Emerging Issues Task Force Meeting
Friday, August 8, 2003—FASB Education Session
Wednesday, August 13, 2003—FASB Board Meeting
Monday, August 18, 2003—Liaison Meeting with the Risk Management Association
Wednesday, August 20, 2003—FASB Board Meeting
Wednesday, August 20, 2003—FASB Education Session
Wednesday, August 27, 2003—FASB Board Meeting
Wednesday, August 27, 2003—FASB Education Session
Thursday, August 28, 2003—Open Roundtable on Qualifying Special-Purpose Entities