Action Alert No. 08-29
July 17, 2008
NOTICE OF MEETINGS
OPEN BOARD MEETING
meetings are available by audio webcast and telephone.)
Wednesday, July 23, 2008, 9:00 a.m.
(estimated 90-minute discussion). The Board will discuss the
overall approach to the joint project in conjunction with the 2008
Memorandum of Understanding. The Board will specifically discuss (a) the
scope of the project and whether to include or exclude lessor
accounting, (b) the treatment of options to extend or terminate a lease,
(c) the treatment of contingent rentals, (d) the initial and subsequent
measurement of a lessee’s right of use asset and obligation to make
rental payments, and (e) whether to retain the classification criteria
for operating and finance leases.
discontinued operations (estimated 45-minute discussion).
The Board will continue to discuss the proposed converged (with the
IASB) definition of a discontinued operation and related disclosures.
The Board also will discuss any remaining issues and whether to proceed
to a draft of a proposed FSP.
- 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.
OPEN EDUCATION SESSION
Wednesday, July 23, 2008, following the Board meeting
The Board will hold an educational, non-decision-making session to
discuss topics that are anticipated to be discussed at a future 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 July 7, 2008.
FUTURE OPEN MEETINGS
The following is a list of open meetings tentatively scheduled through
September. 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, July 30, 2008—FASB Board Meeting
Wednesday, July 30,
2008—FASB Education Session
Wednesday, August 6, 2008—FASB Board
Wednesday, August 6, 2008—FASB Education Session
August 13, 2008—FASB Board Meeting
Wednesday, August 13, 2008—FASB
Wednesday, August 27, 2008—FASB Board
Wednesday, August 27, 2008—FASB Education
Wednesday, September 3, 2008—FASB Board
Wednesday, September 3, 2008—FASB Education Session
September 8, 2008—Liabilities and Equity Roundtable Meeting
September 10, 2008—FASB Board Meeting
Wednesday, September 10,
2008—Emerging Issues Task Force Meeting
Monday, September 15,
2008—Liaison Meeting with the AICPA Private Companies Practice Section,
Technical Issues Committee
Wednesday, September 17, 2008—FASB Education
Thursday, September 18, 2008—FASB Board Meeting
September 22, 2008—Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Council
Tuesday, September 23, 2008—Financial Accounting Standards
Advisory Council Meeting
Wednesday, September 24, 2008—FASB Board
Wednesday, September 24, 2008—FASB Education Session