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Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB)

Special Report Offers Overview of New FASB and IASB Revenue Recognition Model

Financial information and technology company Thomson Reuters has released a special report, An Overview of the Revised Accounting Model for Revenue Recognition, which provides useful insights for corporate management teams, shareholders, lenders, analysts, investors, regulators, and accounting firms that utilize revenue to monitor organizations' financial performance and general financial health.

Isaac M. O'Bannon

IASB and FASB Jointly Set New Revenue Recognition Standard

The standard will improve the financial reporting of revenue and improve comparability of the top line in financial statements globally. Revenue is a vital metric for users of financial statements and is used to assess a company’s financial performance and prospects. However, the previous requirements of both IFRS and U.S. GAAP were different and often resulted in different accounting for transactions that were economically similar.

Isaac M. O'Bannon