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FASB: New recognition and measurement standard for financial instruments, Q&As

FASB: New recognition and measurement standard

In anticipation of questions concerning the FASB’s new standard on the recognition and measurement of financial assets and liabilities, KPMG has prepared a list of questions and answers (Q&As).


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The Q&As are divided into sections on the measurement alternative for equity investments, determining instrument-specific credit risk for financial liabilities for which the fair value option is elected, and evaluating the need for a valuation allowance on deferred tax assets related to available-for-sale debt securities. 


Read a July 2016 report prepared by KPMG LLP: Defining Issues: Financial Instruments: Q&As on recognition and measurement

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