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CHP Consulting publishes 2014 white paper on lease accounting reform

The fully revised Lease Accounting Reform: The Systems Impact for Asset Finance Lessors reflects the latest proposals from the Boards, together with notes from their redeliberation meetings, up to July 2014. 

In the paper, CHP provides an overview of the current accounting standards, condenses the Exposure Draft feedback, summarises the tentative decisions made by the Boards in their redeliberations for both lessor and lessee accounting, and considers the systems implications for lessors. 

In May 2013, the Boards issued a revised proposal for a new lease accounting standard. Although this proposal was generally considered an improvement over the original Exposure Draft published in August 2010, it nevertheless attracted much comment, with many respondents disagreeing with various aspects of both lessee and lessor accounting. Towards the end of 2013, the Boards began to redeliberate their proposals. 

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Natalie Middleton

Natalie has worked as a fleet journalist for 16 years, previously as assistant editor on the former Company Car magazine before joining Fleet World in 2006. Prior to this, she worked on a range of B2B titles, including Insurance Age and Insurance Day. As Business Editor, Natalie ensures the group websites and newsletters are updated with the latest news.