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Heads Up: Mind Your V(IE)s and Qs — FASB Decides to Eliminate QSPEs and Modify the Consolidation Model in Interpretation 46(R)

Volume 15, Issue 27


The attached issue of Heads Up summarizes the FASB’s recent decisions about amendments to Statement No. 140, Accounting for Transfers and Servicing of Financial Assets and Extinguishments of Liabilities, and Interpretation No. 46(R), Consolidation of Variable Interest Entities. The amendments would include (1) removal of the concept of a qualifying special-purpose entity from Statement 140 and the related scope exceptions from Interpretation 46(R), (2) changes to the derecognition provisions in paragraph 9 of Statement 140, and (3) modification of the consolidation model in Interpretation 46(R).

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