Issuers told to focus on implementation of fair value accounting standard

Reynolds, Katherine M.
February 1998
Bond Buyer;02/11/98, Vol. 323 Issue 30329, p4
Trade Publication
Focuses on the advice by Barry Atwood, director of finance for the South Florida Water Management District, saying that municipal officials should make some key policy decisions when implementing a fair value accounting standard for their jurisdictions' investments. Features of the fair value principle by the Governmental Accounting Standard Board; Impact of the standard on municipal budgets.


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