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FASB discusses improvements to the accounting for asset acquisitions and business combinations

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May 10, 2018

At its May 9, 2018, meeting, the FASB discussed alternatives for improving the accounting for asset acquisitions and business combinations.

The Board discussed how the following areas could be aligned: (1) contingent consideration, (2) in-process research and development, and (3) acquisition-related costs. No decisions were made.

For more information, see the meeting minutes on the FASB’s Web site.

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