From the Chairman's Desk

With less than 15 months left in my term as FASB Chairman, it isn’t yet time to reflect on our accomplishments. We want to focus even more on the many things we can still accomplish on our technical agenda...
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For the Investor:
Segment Reporting

By Gary Buesser, FASB Member

When we survey investors about what areas of U.S. GAAP should be improved, Segment Reporting is frequently near the top of the list. We found that investors have two concerns: companies with too few segments, and those that provide limited segment disclosures such as only revenue and margin.
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Featured Video:
CPE Provider Forums

FASB member Jim Kroeker and Assistant Director Jeff Mechanick discuss how the FASB reaches thousands of accountants at smaller private and public companies or not-for-profits. The solution? Online technical forums tailored to continuing professional education (CPE) providers.
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  • From the Chairman's Desk
  • For the Investor:
    Segment Reporting
  • Featured Video:
    CPE Provider Forums

Open Nominations for Key Leadership and Advisory Group Positions

The FAF recently opened nominations for the FASB Chair position (nominations due June 1); and for FAF Board of Trustees, FASAC Chair, and Private Company Council positions (due April 19). Are you interested, or know someone who would be a great fit?

On the Horizon

In this issue we briefly explore the FASB's project on distinguishing liabilities and equity (including convertible debt). We also address the proposed standard related to the changes to the disclosure requirement for income taxes (comments are due by May 31, 2019).
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