Financial Reporting


Levitt ends his tenure at SEC
( www.sec.gov/news/press/2000-192.txt ).

FASB tentatively decides against write-downs of preexisting goodwill
( www.rutgers.edu/Accounting/raw/fasb/news/nr122000.html ).

SEC, standard setters recommend reporting financial instruments at fair value
( www.sec.gov/news/speeches/spch436.htm ; www.rutgers.edu/Accounting/raw/fasb/news/nr010501.html )

FASB’s derivatives group adds to guidance on Statement no. 133
( www.rutgers.edu/Accounting/raw/fasb/ ).

FASAC survey prioritizes FASB projects
( www.rutgers.edu/Accounting/raw/fasb/fasac/resultpg2000.html ).

FASB delays financial statement consolidation
( www.rutgers.edu/Accounting/raw/fasb/news/nr011101.html ).

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