FASB may adopt IASB's black letter/gray letter style

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19 Jul 2004

FASB's Response to July 2003 SEC Staff Report to Congress on a Principles-Based Accounting System (see story below) indicates that FASB " -->is considering using the black letter/gray letter style of the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) and will use that style in its business combinations Exposure Draft.

The Board intends to request constituent input on that style and will address the advantages and disadvantages of using that style in all FASB standards at a later date."

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