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PCC Seeks Framework Comments

State Board Report March 2013 In its first joint standard-setting activity with the Financial Accounting Standards Board, the Public Company Council, at their second meeting on February, 12, 2013, voted to seek additional public input on a proposed private company decisionmaking framework. This framework will be used for determining under what circumstances it is appropriate…

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FASB Framework Comments Due Oct. 31

State Board Report September 2012 The Financial Accounting Standards Board is calling for comments by October 31, 2012 on its proposed approach for deciding whether and when to modify U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles for private companies. The approach is outlined in “Private Company Decision-Making Framework: A Framework for Evaluating Financial and Reporting Guidance for…

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Private Company Council Taking Shape

State Board Report July 2012 Both Financial Accounting Foundation Chair John J. Brennan and FAF President Teresa S. Polley expressed their appreciation to NASBA for the relationship that has developed between the two organizations. Chair Brennan told the Eastern Regional Meeting, "We thank NASBA for being great partners with the FAF – constructive, supportive and…

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NASBA Responds to JOBS Bill

State Board Report April 2012 Both houses of Congress passed the JOBS Act (the Jump-Start Our Business Start-Ups Act – H.R. 3606 and S. 1933), on a vote of 390 to 23 in the House and 73 to 26 in the Senate. NASBA had encouraged Accountancy Board members, staff and other interested parties to contact…

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FASB’s Seidman Cites Private Co. Steps

State Board Report November 2011 The Financial Accounting Standards Board has significantly increased its outreach to private companies, and taken steps to “make private company concerns an integral part of every standard-setting deliberation” it undertakes, FASB Chair Leslie F. Seidman told the NASBA Meeting. Steps taken include: initiation of a webcast education series that offers…

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FAF Releases Plans for PCSIC

State Board Report October 2011 A proposal for the creation of the Private Company Standards Improvement Council (PCSIC) was released by the Financial Accounting Foundation’s (FAF) Board of Trustees on October 3, 2011. The PCSIC, under the oversight of the FAF, would identify accounting standards that require revisions for private companies, and then vote on specific…

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Hansen Addresses SEC Roundtable

State Board Report July 2011 GAAP is integral to the State Boards’ complaint-based enforcement system, the yardstick for enforcement, NASBA Director-at-Large Gaylen Hansen reminded the Securities and Exchange Commission’s July 7, 2011 roundtable discussion on the potential impact of U.S. adoption of International Financial Reporting Standards. The more sets of standards there are, the more…

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East, West Conferences Highlight Industry Issues

Author: David Costello, CPA, NASBA President and CEO
Posted: August 4, 2011

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Gaylen Hansen Issues Statement to SEC During IFRS Roundtable

Washington, D.C., July 7, 2011 – NASBA Director-at-Large, Gaylen Hansen, recently served as a panelist for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Roundtable on International Financial Reporting Standards in the United States. An excerpt from Mr. Hansen’s statement is posted below. “…There are extremely high risks in the ‘condorsement’ approach suggested by the [SEC]…

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Response to Hearing of the House Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets 4/1/09

April 1, 2009 NASBA responds to the March 12 hearing of the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Insurance, and Government-Sponsored Entities and the specific bipartisan sentiments on fair value accounting expressed by members of the House of Representatives. NASBA believes the public interest is better served through a time-tested process which purports to…

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