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Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB)

FASB Commended for Update to Financial Guidance Reporting of Going Concern Entities

"“The CAQ commends FASB for its efforts in developing a standard that provides guidance regarding a preparer’s responsibility to evaluate whether there is substantial doubt about an entity’s ability to continue as a going concern, and, where required, to provide footnote disclosures about going concern uncertainties each reporting period," said executive director Cindy Fornelli.

Isaac M. O'Bannon

FASB Issues New Standard on Reporting of Repurchase Agreements

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has issued a new standard to improve the financial reporting of repurchase agreements and other similar transactions. Accounting Standards Update No. 2014-11, Transfers and Servicing (Topic 860): Repurchase-to-Maturity Transactions, Repurchase Financings, and Disclosures, changes the accounting for repurchase-to-maturity transactions and repurchase financing arrangements.

Isaac M. O'Bannon