FASB Response to COVID-19

The FASB shares global concerns about the stakeholder impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the United States and abroad.  The FASB is monitoring and responding to the situation and is committed to supporting and assisting our stakeholders during this difficult time.

We encourage stakeholders to view and connect with us through the following resources.
 

Stakeholder Resources


FASB Issues Standard That Delays Long-Duration Insurance Guidance and Eases Early Adoption Provisions (November 5, 2020)
Topics Covered: Long-Duration Insurance


FASB Staff Educational Paper Helps Stakeholders Apply Borrower’s Accounting for Debt Restructurings and Modifications (October 28, 2020)
Topics Covered: Borrower’s Accounting for Debt Restructuring and Modification

 
September 22, 2020 Private Company Council Meeting (September 29, 2020) Topics Covered: PCC: Borrower’s Accounting for Debt Modifications and Troubled Debt Restructurings, Interim Impairment Testing of Nonfinancial Assets, the Paycheck Protection Program, and Accounting for Inventory Impairment  
 

June 25, 2020 Private Company Council Meeting (June 30, 2020) Topics Covered: PCC: Borrower’s Accounting for Debt Modifications and Troubled Debt Restructurings, Interim Impairment Testing of Nonfinancial Assets, Government Assistance Disclosures, and Going Concern Assessments

 
FASB Issues Taxonomy Staff Q&A Document on How to Apply the Taxonomy to COVID-19 Pandemic and Relief Disclosures (June 22, 2020) Topics Covered: Taxonomy


FASB Offers Limited Effective Date Delays on Revenue Recognition and Leases Standards (June 3, 2020) Topics Covered: Revenue Recognition and Leases


FASB meeting on COVID-19 pandemic response (May 21, 2020): Topics Covered: Revenue Recognition, Leases, Paycheck Protection Program Loans, Disclosure of Government Assistance, Post-Implementation Review Process


FASB Issues Staff Q&A Document on Hedge Accounting during COVID-19 Pandemic (April 28, 2020): Topics Covered: Cash Flow Hedge Accounting


April 17, 2020 Private Company Council Meeting (April 22, 2020) Topics Covered: PCC: Leases, Revenue Recognition, Fair Value Measurement, Interest Income Recognition, Small Business Administration Loans


FASB Seeks Public Comment on Proposal to Offer Limited Effective Date Delays on Time-Sensitive Standards (April 21, 2020): Topics Covered: Revenue Recognition and Leases
 
 
FASB Issues Staff Q&A Document on Accounting for Leases during COVID-19 Pandemic (April 10, 2020): Topics Covered: Leases
 
 
FASB meeting on COVID-19 pandemic response (April 8, 2020): Topics Covered: Revenue Recognition, Leases, Derivatives and Hedging, Interest Income and Fair Value Measurement


Media Advisory: Statement of FASB Chairman Russell G. Golden on FASB Meeting on Accounting Relief during COVID-19 Pandemic (April 8, 2020)

Media Advisory: FASB Plan to Address Standard-Setting Issues During the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic (April 1, 2020)
 
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Implementation web portal: a “one-stop shop” of educational resources on major standards, including leases, credit losses, insurance, and reference rate reform.

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