Financial Reporting


FASB introduced a project intended to make financial statement disclosures more useful, organized and consistent, and less redundant. It will focus on developing a framework for improved GAAP disclosures.

 

The project will evaluate and address whether the disclosure framework should: apply to all entities or exclude private or nonprofit entities; apply to interim reporting; focus only on high-level principles; focus only on notes to financial statements or extend to ways to better integrate information provided in financial statements, MD&A and other parts of a company’s public reporting package.

 

FASB expects to issue a preliminary views document in the first half of 2010.

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