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FAF Statement on the Passing of The Honorable Michael G. Oxley

Norwalk, CT, January 5, 2016—The Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) today issued the following statement in response to the passing of former U.S. Representative Michael G. Oxley...

Statement

GASB Issues Guidance for External Investment Pools and Pool Participants Ahead of SEC Rule Change

Norwalk, CT, December 23, 2015—The Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) today issued guidance addressing how certain state and local government external investment pools and participants in external investment pools may measure and report....

News Release | GASB Statement No. 79

GASB Issues Proposed Guidance on Fiduciary Activities, Asset Retirement Obligations, and Pensions

Norwalk, CT, December 22, 2015—The Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) today issued three Exposure Drafts proposing accounting and financial reporting guidance related to fiduciary activities, certain asset retirement obligations, and pension issues....

News Release | Exposure Documents

FAF Issues Statement In Honor of Robert W. Stewart, FAF Senior Vice President of Public Affairs, Who Died Saturday

Norwalk, CT, December 14, 2015—The Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) today released the following statement regarding the passing of FAF Senior Vice President of Public Affairs Robert W. Stewart, who died Saturday....

Statement

GASB Issues New Pension Guidance Designed to Assist Certain Governments

Norwalk, CT, December 11, 2015—The Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) today issued guidance designed to assist governments that participate in certain private or federally sponsored multiple-employer defined benefit pension plans (such as Taft-Hartley plans and plans with similar characteristics)....

News Release | GASB Statement No. 78

Charles H. Noski Elected FAF Board Chair; Board Names Five Others as New FAF Trustees

Norwalk, CT, December 8, 2015—Charles H. Noski has been elected chair of the Board of Trustees of the Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF), effective January 1, 2016, the Trustees announced today....

News Release | From the President's Desk

Financial Accounting Foundation Names Three New Members to the Governmental Accounting Standards Advisory Council

Norwalk, CT, November 19, 2015—The Board of Trustees of the Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) today announced the appointment of three new members to the Governmental Accounting Standards Advisory Council (GASAC)....

News Release

Post-Implementation Review Concludes GASB Standards on Nonexchange Transactions Achieve Their Purpose

Norwalk, CT, November 17, 2015—Accounting and financial reporting standards for state and local governments that address nonexchange transactions....

News Release | GASB Statements 33 and 36 PIR Report | GASB Response to FAF PIR Report on Statements 33 and 36

  • January 5, 2016 FAF Statement on the Passing of The Honorable Michael G. Oxley
  • December 23, 2015 GASB Issues Guidance for External Investment Pools and Pool Participants Ahead of SEC Rule Change
  • December 22, 2015 GASB Issues Proposed Guidance on Fiduciary Activities, Asset Retirement Obligations, and Pensions
  • December 14, 2015 FAF Issues Statement In Honor of Robert W. Stewart, FAF Senior Vice President of Public Affairs, Who Died Saturday
  • December 11, 2015 GASB Issues New Pension Guidance Designed to Assist Certain Governments
  • December 8, 2015 Charles H. Noski Elected FAF Board Chair; Board Names Five Others as New FAF Trustees
  • November 19, 2015 Financial Accounting Foundation Names Three New Members to the Governmental Accounting Standards Advisory Council
  • November 17, 2015 Post-Implementation Review Concludes GASB Standards on Nonexchange Transactions Achieve Their Purpose

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