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FASB Finalises 2020 Taxonomies

At the end of last year the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) announced the release of the updated 2020 GAAP Taxonomy, 2020 SEC Taxonomy and the XBRL US DQC (Data Quality Commission) Rules Taxonomy. The GAAP Taxonomy and SEC Taxonomy are expected to be accepted as final by the SEC in early 2020. They are […]

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FASB Issue 2020 Draft Taxonomy Release Notes

 The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has issued proposed taxonomy updates and improvements for 2020. Stakeholders are invited to comment on the proposed changes, with the deadline for comments being 3 January 2020. The proposed changes are pending SEC acceptance of the 2020 FASB US GAAP Financial Reporting Taxonomy. Read more and access the release […]

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XBRL Drives Actionable Analytics

This week the US Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) Chairman Russell Golden gave some insightful remarks on the development, utility and future potential of XBRL data at the 2019 XBRL US Investor Forum on Driving Actionable Analytics. Golden joined FASB at the beginning of the SEC’s voluntary programme of XBRL filing, and has seen the […]

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FASB Roundtable on Goodwill

More news on accounting for goodwill this week as the US’s Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) announced it will be hosting a public roundtable discussion to gather views on its recent Invitation to Comment (ITC) on Identifiable Intangible Assets and Subsequent Accounting for Goodwill. The roundtable will be held on 15 November 2019 and give […]

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FASB Proposes Update to Ease LIBOR Transition

With global markets expected to move away from discredited interbank offered rates such as LIBOR by 2022, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) have issued a proposed Accounting Standards Update (ASU). The update is designed to provide temporary and optional accounting relief that should ease the extra burden associated with accounting for contracts affected by […]

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FASB Propose SEC Taxonomy Update

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) recently released a draft proposal for technical and other conforming improvements to the SEC 2020 taxonomy. The changes include improvements to four standard labels, improvements to four documentation labels and eight new elements. The proposal is open for comment until 8 November 2019. Interested parties should email their comments […]

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Why are Leases Important for Investors?

In January 2019 the US’s Financial Accounting Standards Board’s (FASB) new standard on leases, ASC 842, came into effect, requiring companies to report leasing costs on their balance sheet. But why is lease accounting important for investors and analysis? In a helpful article on Value Walk last week Christine Tan outlined the significance of the […]

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FASB Release 2019 Taxonomy

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) earlier this week announced that the 2019 GAAP Financial Reporting Taxonomy and 2019 SEC Reporting Taxonomy (SRT) are both available. The GAAP Financial Reporting Taxonomy contains updates for accounting standards and other recommended improvements. The 2019 SRT contains elements necessary to meet SEC requirements for financial schedules, condensed consolidating financial information for guarantors, […]

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FASB Taxonomy Updates

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has issued a new release note describing taxonomy improvements for the 2019 GAAP Financial Reporting Taxonomy.

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Recruiting: Taxonomy Software Developer

The FASB is looking for a Software Developer to develop and maintain software systems for the US GAAP Financial Reporting Taxonomy.

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