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Hillary H. Salo Named Technical Director of the Financial Accounting Standards Board

Norwalk, CT, May 27, 2020—The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) today announced the appointment of Hillary H. Salo to the role of director of technical activities and chair of the Emerging Issues Task Force (EITF). Ms. Salo will begin her new duties at the FASB in August....

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FAF Issues 2019 Annual Report, “Standards That Work for Everyone”

Norwalk, CT, May 26, 2020—The Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) today released its online 2019 Annual Report.  The report is available in a downloadable PDF and a website friendly version...

Media Advisory | Annual Report

Registration Opens for June 15 FASB Webcast for Private Companies & Not-for-Profit Organizations

Norwalk, CT, May 21, 2020—Registration is now open for an upcoming webcast that will provide a semi-annual update on the Financial Accounting Standards Board’s (FASB) standard-setting activities pertaining to private companies and not-for-profit organizations....

Media Advisory | Registration

FASB Issues Staff Q&A Document on Hedge Accounting during COVID-19 Pandemic

Norwalk, CT, April 28, 2020—The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) staff today issued a question-and-answer document (Q&A) that responds to frequently asked questions about the disruptive effects of COVID-19 on cash flow hedge accounting....

Media Advisory | FASB Staff Q&A

Private Company Council Meeting Recap

Norwalk, CT, April 22, 2020—On Friday, April 17, 2020, the Private Company Council (PCC) discussed and provided input on the following topics:

Meeting Recap

FASB Seeks Public Comment on Proposal to Offer Limited Effective Date Delays on Time-Sensitive Standards

Norwalk, CT, April 21, 2020—The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) today issued a proposed Accounting Standards Update (ASU) that would grant a one-year effective date delay for certain stakeholders applying leases and revenue recognition guidance....

Media Advisory | Exposure Document
  • May 27, 2020 Hillary H. Salo Named Technical Director of the Financial Accounting Standards Board
  • May 26, 2020 FAF Issues 2019 Annual Report, “Standards That Work for Everyone”
  • May 21, 2020 Registration Opens for June 15 FASB Webcast for Private Companies & Not-for-Profit Organizations
  • April 28, 2020 FASB Issues Staff Q&A Document on Hedge Accounting during COVID-19 Pandemic
  • April 22, 2020 Private Company Council Meeting Recap
  • April 21, 2020 FASB Seeks Public Comment on Proposal to Offer Limited Effective Date Delays on Time-Sensitive Standards

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