Norwalk, CT, October 8, 2010—A majority of the blue-ribbon panel addressing how U.S. accounting standards can best meet the needs of users of private company financial statements believes there is a need for a new standard-setting model that follows Generally Accepted Accounting Practices (GAAP) with exceptions for private companies. In addition, the majority envisions a separate private company standards board under the oversight of the Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF).

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