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GASB Proposes Guidance for Debt That is Extinguished Early Using Only Existing Resources

Norwalk, CT, August 29, 2016—The Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) today proposed guidance that state and local governments would apply when extinguishing debt prior to its maturity. Specifically, the Exposure Draft, Certain Debt Extinguishment Issues, proposes guidance for....

News Release | Exposure Draft | Video

Post-Implementation Review Concludes GASB’s Pollution Remediation Statement Achieves Purpose

Norwalk, CT, August 23, 2016—A Post-Implementation Review (PIR) of Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) Statement No. 49, Accounting and Financial Reporting for Pollution Remediation....

News Release | GASB Statement 49 PIR Report | GASB Response to FAF PIR Report on Statement 49

FAF Statement on the Selection of Wesley R. Bricker as Interim Chief Accountant of the SEC

Norwalk, CT, July 21, 2016—The Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF), the organization that oversees the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB), today issued the following statement on the selection of Wesley R. Bricker as the interim chief accountant....

Statement

FAF Issues 2015 Annual Report: “Serving The Financial Statement User”

Norwalk, CT, May 19, 2016—The Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) today posted its 2015 Annual Report to the FAF website....

News Release | Annual Report

FAF Trustees Appoint Jeffrey J. Previdi to Governmental Accounting Standards Board

Norwalk, CT, May 18, 2016—The Board of Trustees of the Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) today announced the appointment of credit analyst Jeffrey J. Previdi to the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB). Most recently, Mr. Previdi served as a managing director at Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services....

News Release

FAF Releases Updated Print Editions of FASB and GASB Accounting Standards Codifications

Norwalk, CT, May 9, 2016—The Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) has released updated print editions of the Financial Accounting Standards Board’s FASB Accounting Standards Codification® and the Governmental Accounting Standards Board’s (GASB) Codification of Governmental Accounting and Financial Reporting Standards....

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  • August 29, 2016 GASB Proposes Guidance for Debt That is Extinguished Early Using Only Existing Resources
  • August 23, 2016 Post-Implementation Review Concludes GASB’s Pollution Remediation Statement Achieves Purpose
  • July 21, 2016 FAF Statement on the Selection of Wesley R. Bricker as Interim Chief Accountant of the SEC
  • May 19, 2016 FAF Issues 2015 Annual Report: “Serving The Financial Statement User”
  • May 18, 2016 FAF Trustees Appoint Jeffrey J. Previdi to Governmental Accounting Standards Board
  • May 9, 2016 FAF Releases Updated Print Editions of FASB and GASB Accounting Standards Codifications

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