This just in: FASB issued Accounting Standards Update No. 2011-04, Fair Value Measurement (Topic 820): Amendments to Achieve Common Fair Value Measurement and Disclosure Requirements in U.S. GAAP and IFRSs today. The amendments are effective for public entities for interim and annual periods beginning after December 15, 2011, and should be applied prospectively. Early adoption is not permitted for public entities. For nonpublic entities, the amendments are effective for annual periods beginning after December 15, 2011, and should be applied prospectively. Nonpublic entities may elect to apply the amendments early, but no earlier than interim periods beginning after December 15, 2011. In the period of adoption, a reporting entity will be required to disclose a change, if any, in valuation technique and related inputs resulting from the application of the amendments and quantify the total effect, if practicable.
BVWire will provide further analysis of the changes as they develop.