Action Alert No. 06-46
November 16, 2006


(Board meetings are available by audio webcast and telephone.)

Tuesday, November 21, 2006, 9:00 a.m.

The Board meeting will be held on Tuesday instead of Wednesday.

  1. Statement 133 Implementation Issue—hedging foreign exchange risk for a forecasted foreign-currency-denominated debt issuance (estimated 60-minute discussion). The Board will continue its discussion of the issuance of a proposed Statement 133 Implementation Issue.

  2. Open discussion. If necessary, the Board will allow time to discuss minor issues with staff members on technical projects or administrative matters. Those discussions are held following regular Board meetings as topics come up.


Tuesday, November 21, 2006, following the Board Meeting

The Board will hold an educational, non-decision-making session to discuss topics that are anticipated to be discussed at the November 29, 2006 Board meeting. Those topics will be posted to the FASB calendar four days prior to the education session.


No Board meetings were held during the week of November 6, 2006.


The following is a list of open meetings tentatively scheduled through December. Because schedules may change, please check the FASB calendar before finalizing your plans. Revisions to this list since the last issue of Action Alert are highlighted in bold.

Wednesday, November 29, 2006—FASB Board Meeting
Wednesday, November 29, 2006—FASB Education Session
Wednesday, December 6, 2006—FASB Board Meeting
Wednesday, December 6, 2006—FASB Education Session
Thursday, December 7, 2006—Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Council Meeting
Friday, December 8, 2006—Small Business Advisory Committee Meeting
Wednesday, December 13, 2006—FASB Board Meeting
Wednesday, December 13, 2006—FASB Education Session
Wednesday, December 20, 2006—FASB Board Meeting
Wednesday, December 20, 2006—FASB Education Session
Wednesday, December 27, 2006—No FASB Board Meeting or Education Session scheduled

FASB Meetings Available by Audio Webcast and Telephone

To monitor available live meetings free of charge by audio webcast, access the link To monitor by telephone, call 1-800-846-4717. You will be charged $.45 per minute, and VISA, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover Card is required. To listen to a recording of the most recent Board meeting via webcast free of charge, access the link To listen to a recording by telephone, for a charge of $.45 per minute, call 1-800-462-0393. Questions can be directed to 1-800-846-4630.

Handouts distributed to the audience at Board meetings are posted to our website one-half hour before the start of the meeting. A synopsis of each issue to be discussed at EITF meetings also is posted to this website.

Education sessions are not available by audio webcast or telephone, and no handouts are distributed to the audience.