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Registration Is Open for October 17 CPE Webcast on FASB’s Proposed Changes to Hedging Guidance

Norwalk, CT, September 27, 2016—Registration is open for an upcoming Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) webcast that provides an overview of a proposed Accounting Standards Update (ASU) intended to improve hedge accounting guidance....

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FASB Announces Members of Newly Restructured Small Business Advisory Committee

Norwalk, CT, September 22, 2016—The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) today announced the appointment of 16 members to its newly restructured Small Business Advisory Committee (SBAC)....

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FASB Issues Proposed Changes to Hedge Accounting Guidance

Norwalk, CT, September 8, 2016—The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) today issued a proposed Accounting Standards Update (ASU) that would make targeted improvements to the accounting guidance for hedging activities. Stakeholders are....

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Proposed 2017 US GAAP Financial Reporting Taxonomy

Includes the Proposed 2017 Annual Update and Supporting Materials. This update relates to changes in accounting standards and other improvement since the 2016 taxonomy as used by issuers filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Interested Parties are encouraged to review and provide feedback on the proposed 2017 Taxonomy by October 31, 2016.
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Representatives of the Financial Accounting Standards Board and the Accounting Standards Board of Japan Hold Biannual Meeting

Norwalk, CT, August 29, 2016—Representatives of the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and the Accounting Standards Board of Japan (ASBJ) met on August 25 and 26, 2016 in Norwalk, Connecticut. This meeting was the twentieth in a series of biannual....

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FASB Issues New Guidance on Not-for-Profit Financial Reporting

Norwalk, CT, August 18, 2016—The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) today issued an Accounting Standards Update (ASU) that simplifies and improves how a not-for-profit organization classifies....

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  • September 27, 2016 Registration Is Open for October 17 CPE Webcast on FASB’s Proposed Changes to Hedging Guidance
  • September 22, 2016 FASB Announces Members of Newly Restructured Small Business Advisory Committee
  • September 8, 2016 FASB Issues Proposed Changes to Hedge Accounting Guidance
  • Proposed 2017 US GAAP Financial Reporting Taxonomy Includes the Proposed 2017 Annual Update and Supporting Materials
  • August 29, 2016 Representatives of the Financial Accounting Standards Board and the Accounting Standards Board of Japan Hold Biannual Meeting
  • August 18, 2016 FASB Issues New Guidance on Not-for-Profit Financial Reporting

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