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FAF Trustees Appoint Fiona Ma to the Governmental Accounting Standards Advisory Council

Norwalk, CT, August 28, 2019—The Board of Trustees of the Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) today announced the appointment of California State Treasurer Fiona Ma to the Governmental Accounting Standards...

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GASB Publishes Implementation Guidance on Lease Accounting

Norwalk, CT, August 15, 2019—The Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) has issued an Implementation Guide that contains questions and answers about the GASB’s new standards on accounting and financial reporting for leases. GASB Implementation Guides are intended to clarify, explain, or elaborate...

Media Advisory | Implementation Guide No. 2019-3

Registration Opens for CPE Webinar IN FOCUS: GASB Implementation Guides for Fiduciary Activities and Leases

Norwalk, CT, August 6, 2019—Registration is now open for an upcoming webinar that will provide from the staff authors’ perspective a comprehensive overview of the Governmental Accounting Standards Board’s recently issued Implementation Guides on Statement No. 84, Fiduciary Activities, and Statement No. 87, Leases.

Media Advisory | Course Description and Registration

FAF Trustees Open Search for New Board Chair

Norwalk, CT, July 29, 2019—The Board of Trustees of the Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) today announced that it has formally opened the search for a new chair of the FAF Board of Trustees.  The current chairman, Charles H. Noski, previously announced his intention to step down from the FAF Board at the end of 2019 after four years of service....

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GASB Proposes Omnibus Statement Addressing Wide Range of Practice Issues

Norwalk, CT, July 9, 2019—The Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) has proposed guidance addressing various accounting and financial reporting issues identified during the implementation and application of certain GASB pronouncements.

Media Advisory | Exposure Draft

GASB Proposes Guidance on Internal Revenue Code Section 457 Deerred Compensation Plans

Norwalk, CT, June 28, 2019—The Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) has proposed new accounting and financial reporting guidance on Internal Revenue Code Section 457 deferred compensation plans (Section 457 plans)....

Media Advisory | Exposure Draft
  • August 28, 2019 FAF Trustees Appoint Fiona Ma to the Governmental Accounting Standards Advisory Council
  • August 15, 2019 GASB Publishes Implementation Guidance on Lease Accounting
  • August 6, 2019 Registration Opens for CPE Webinar IN FOCUS: GASB Implementation Guides for Fiduciary Activities and Leases
  • July 29, 2019 FAF Trustees Open Search for New Board Chair
  • July 9, 2019 GASB Proposes Omnibus Statement Addressing Wide Range of Practice Issues
  • June 28, 2019 GASB Proposes Guidance on Internal Revenue Code Section 457 Deerred Compensation Plans

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