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Heads Up: FASB Issues Guidance on Measuring Fair Value When Market Activity Declines, OTTIs, and Interim Fair Value Disclosures

Volume 16, Issue 18


The attached issue of Heads Up discusses three recently issued Staff Positions (FSPs): (1) FSP FAS 157-4, which provides guidance on determining fair value when market activity has decreased; (2) FSP FAS 115-2 and FAS 124-2, which addresses other-than-temporary impairments for debt securities; and (3) FSP FAS 107-1 and APB 28-1, which discusses fair value disclosures for financial instruments in interim periods.

Read more in the file attached below or visit the Heads Up Archive for past issues.

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