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Financial Accounting Foundation Opens Search for New Executive Director

Norwalk, CT, October 24, 2019—The Trustees of the Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) today announced they have opened the search for a new Executive Director to lead the FAF staff and collaborate with the members and staff of the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB).

News Release

FASB and GASB to Cohost IN FOCUS: Not-for-Profit and Governmental Accounting Webcast for Academics

Norwalk, CT, October 1, 2019—The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) today announced their joint webcast providing an update for college...

News Release | Course Description and Registration

GASB Proposes Guidance on Replacement of Interbank Offered Rates with New Reference Rates

Norwalk, CT, September 26, 2019—The Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) today proposed new accounting and financial reporting guidance to assist state and local governments in the transition away from existing interbank offered rates (IBORs) to other reference rates....

Media Advisory | Exposure Draft

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...

Media Advisory

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
  • October 24, 2019 Financial Accounting Foundation Opens Search for New Executive Director
  • October 1, 2019 FASB and GASB to Cohost IN FOCUS: Not-for-Profit and Governmental Accounting Webcast for Academics
  • September 26, 2019 GASB Proposes Guidance on Replacement of Interbank Offered Rates with New Reference Rates
  • 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

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All media inquiries are coordinated through the FAF Communications Department.

Christine L. Klimek

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(203) 956-3459 | clklimek@f-a-f.org

Jordan C. (Kip) Betz

Senior Manager, Communications
203-956-5201 | jcbetz@f-a-f.org

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