Fair Value Related Authoritative Literature 


    This page references authoritative literature that is relevant to financial reporting including Financial Accounting Standards Accounting Standards Codification (FASB ASC) and others. All of the FASB standards can be found at http://asc.fasb.org. NOTE: Please ensure that you refer to the FASB copyright notice when utilizing standards found on the FASB website. For all other standards, use the link accompanying its respective summary. They are grouped as follows: Purchase Price Allocation, Impairment Testing, Share-Based Compensation, and the AICPA’s Statements on Auditing Standards (SAS).

    Purchase Price Allocation

    FASB ASC 805, Business Combinations

     

    This Topic provides guidance on the accounting and reporting that represent business combinations to be accounted for under the acquisition method. 

    FASB ASC 820, Fair Value Measurements and Disclosures

    This topic defines fair value, establishes a framework for measuring fair value in generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), and expands disclosures about fair value measurements.

    FASB ASC 350, Intangibles - Goodwill and Other

    This topic provides guidance on financial accounting and reporting related to goodwill and other intangibles, other than the accounting at acquisition for goodwill and other intangibles. 

    FASB ASC 323, Investments – Equity Method and Joint Ventures

    This topic addresses application of the equity method of accounting to investments within its scope. 

    IFRS No. 3 – International Business Combinations

    International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) issued

    International Financial Reporting Standard (IFRS) No. 3 with the

    objective to enhance the relevance, reliability and comparability

    of the information that an entity provides in its financial statements about a business combination and its effects. Visit www.ifrs.org to see the Standard.

    IAS No. 38 – International Intangible Assets

    International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) issued

    International Accounting Standard No. 38 with the objective to

    prescribe the accounting treatment for intangible assets that are

    not dealt with specifically in another Standard.  Visit www.ifrs.org to see the Standard.

    Impairment Testing

    FASB ASC 350, Intangibles - Goodwill and Other

    This topic provides guidance on financial accounting and reporting related to goodwill and other intangibles, other than the accounting at acquisition for goodwill and other intangibles. 

    FASB ASC 360-10-40, Property, Plant and Equipment – Impairment or Disposal of Long-Lived Assets

    This subtopic provides guidance on the impairment or disposal of long-lived assets. 

    FASB ASC 805, Business Combinations

     

    This Topic provides guidance on the accounting and reporting that represent business combinations to be accounted for under the acquisition method. 

    FASB ASC 820, Fair Value Measurements and Disclosures

    This topic defines fair value, establishes a framework for measuring fair value in generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), and expands disclosures about fair value measurements.

    FASB ASC 350-30-35-21, Intangibles - Goodwill and Other, General Intangibles Other Than Goodwill, Subsequent Measurement, Unit of Accounting for Purposes of Testing for Impairment of Intangible Assets Not Subject to Amortization

    Provides guidance on Unit of Accounting for Purposes of Testing for Impairment of Intangible Assets Not Subject to Amortization.   

    FASB ASC 350-20-35-61, Intangibles - Goodwill and Other, Goodwill, Subsequent Measurement, Deferred Income Taxes

    Provides guidance on deferred income taxes related to goodwill.

    IAS No. 36 – International - Impairment

    The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) issued International Accounting Standard No. 36 with the objective to prescribe the procedures that an entity applies to ensure that its assets are carried at no more than their recoverable amount.

    Share-Based Compensation

    FASB ASC 718, Compensation – Stock Compensation

    This topic provides guidance on share-based payment transactions with employees and includes the following sub-topics: Awards Classified as Equity, Awards Classified as Liabilities, Employee Stock Ownership Plans, Employee Stock Purchase Plans, and Income Taxes.

    SEC SAB No. 107

    Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

    Staff Accounting Bulletin (SAB) No. 107 was issued in March

    2005 express views of the staff regarding the interaction

    between Statement of Financial Accounting Standards Statement

    No. 123 (revised 2004), Share-Based Payment (“Statement

    123R” or the “Statement”) and certain Securities and Exchange

    Commission (“SEC”) rules and regulations and provide the staff’s

    views regarding the valuation of share-based payment arrangements for public companies. Please visit www.sec.gov

    FASB ASC 505-50-05, Equity, Equity Based Payments to Non-Employees

    This subtopic provides guidance surrounding equity based payments to non-employees. 

    IFRS No. 2 – International Share-based Compensation

    The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) issued

    International Financial Reporting Standard (IFRS) No. 2 with the

    objective to specify the financial reporting by an entity when it

    undertakes a share-based payment transaction.  Visit www.ifrs.org to see the Standard.

    AICPA Statements on Auditing Standards

    Statement on Auditing Standards (SAS) No. 57 – Auditing Accounting Estimates

    This section provides guidance to auditors on obtaining and evaluating sufficient appropriate audit evidence to support significant accounting estimates in an audit of financial statements in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards.

    SAS No. 73 – Using the Work of a Specialist

    This section provides guidance to the auditor who uses the work of a specialist in performing an audit in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards. For purposes of this section, a specialist is a person (or firm) possessing special skill or knowledge in a particular field other than accounting or auditing.

    SAS No. 101 – Auditing Fair Value Measurements and Disclosures

    This section establishes standards and provides guidance on auditing fair value measurements and disclosures contained in financial statements. In particular, this section addresses audit considerations relating to the measurement and disclosure of assets, liabilities, and specific components of equity presented or disclosed at fair value in financial statements.




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