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FASB Simplifies Accounting for Certain Financial Instruments with Characteristics of Liabilities and Equity

Norwalk, CT, July 13, 2017—The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) today issued an Accounting Standard Update (ASU) that simplifies the accounting for certain financial instruments with down round features—a provision in an equity-linked financial instrument...

News Release | ASU 2017-11

FASB Proposes Improvements to Consolidation Guidance

Norwalk, CT, June 22, 2017—The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) today issued a proposed Accounting Standard Update (ASU) intended to reduce the cost and complexity of financial reporting associated with consolidation of variable interest entities (VIEs)....

News Release | Exposure Document | FASB In Focus

FASB to Host Roundtable Meeting on U.S. GAAP Taxonomy Invitation to Comment

Norwalk, CT, June 13, 2017—The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) will host a public roundtable meeting to discuss the Invitation to Comment (ITC), U.S. GAAP Financial Reporting Taxonomy—Efficiency and Effectiveness Review....

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Registration Opens for June 26 FASB Webcast for Private Companies & Not-for-Profit Organizations

Norwalk, CT, June 8, 2017—Registration now is open for an upcoming Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) webcast that provides an update on the FASB’s standard-setting activities pertaining to private companies and not-for-profit (NFP) organizations....

News Release | Course Description and Registration

FASB Votes to Proceed With Final Standard on Hedging

Norwalk, CT, June 7, 2017—The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) today voted to proceed with a new accounting standard expected to improve and simplify accounting rules around hedge accounting. The final Accounting Standards Update (ASU) is expected to be published in August 2017....

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Representatives of the Financial Accounting Standards Board and the Organismo Italiano di Contabilità Hold Meeting in Rome

Norwalk, CT, May 30, 2017—Representatives of the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and the Organismo Italiano di Contabilità (OIC) met on May 30, 2017 in Rome, Italy. Those participating from the OIC were the President of the International Accounting...

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  • July 13, 2017 FASB Simplifies Accounting for Certain Financial Instruments with Characteristics of Liabilities and Equity
  • June 22, 2017 FASB Proposes Improvements to Consolidation Guidance
  • June 13, 2017 FASB to Host Roundtable Meeting on U.S. GAAP Taxonomy Invitation to Comment
  • June 8, 2017 Registration Opens for June 26 FASB Webcast for Private Companies & Not-for-Profit Organizations
  • June 7, 2017 FASB Votes to Proceed With Final Standard on Hedging
  • May 30, 2017 Representatives of the Financial Accounting Standards Board and the Organismo Italiano di Contabilità Hold Meeting in Rome

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