Accounting for the transition away from the London Interbank Offered Rate and similar rates should be less complex as a result of a standard issued by FASB.
FASB financial accounting & reporting
FASB issued narrow changes to its guidance for financial instruments accounting, including the credit losses standard issued in 2016.
The SEC said public companies that have trouble meeting filing obligations because of the coronavirus outbreak may qualify for regulatory relief under certain conditions.
The Financial Accounting Foundation selected John Auchincloss, who had been serving as acting president following Terri Polley’s departure, for the foundation’s executive director post.
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Accounting for employee share-based compensation could become less complex for private companies after FASB endorsed the decision by the Private Company Council to propose a practical expedient for nonpublic entities.
The Proposed ASU would require not-for-profits to present contributed nonfinancial assets as a separate line item in the statement of activities.
FASB took action to clarify the interaction between accounting standards related to equity securities, equity method investments, and certain derivatives.
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Richard Jones, a 32-year veteran at EY, will succeed Russell Golden as the Financial Accounting Standards Board’s chair beginning in July.
FASB issued a standard that is designed to reduce cost and complexity in accounting for income taxes.
FASB’s standard for accounting for leases would be delayed for two years under a proposal issued Wednesday.
A new practice aid published by the AICPA provides nonauthoritative guidance about how to account for digital assets under generally accepted accounting principles.
Some private company clients are having difficulty implementing FASB’s revenue recognition standard. CPAs who audit those clients’ financial statements need to proceed carefully to maintain their independence.
FASB is working to reduce complexity in its liabilities and equity guidance in the final months of board Chairman Russell Golden’s term.
The AICPA issued working drafts on accounting issues for insurance entities. When completed, the drafts will be included in AICPA Accounting and Auditing Guides.
Labeling multiple goods and services provided to a customer as a “solution” does not eliminate a company’s responsibility to identify and report separate performance obligations under FASB’s new revenue recognition standard.
A separate standard for insurance contract accounting also was delayed.
Delays in effective dates for three key accounting standards provide preparers an opportunity for a more thorough implementation.
FASB proposed minor changes as part of its annual effort to clarify and correct unintended application of its Accounting Standards Codification.