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September 19, 2011 FASB Board MeetingRevenue recognition. The Board discussed whether the effective date of the proposed revenue recognition standard should be deferred for nonpublic entities beyond the effective date for public entities and decided that the effective date of the new guidance for nonpublic entities will be a minimum of one year after the effective date for public entities. The Board previously indicated that it expected the effective date for public entities to be no earlier than annual periods beginning on or after January 1, 2015. The Board will reconsider the proposed effective date, and other aspects of the Exposure Draft, before issuing a final standard.