Enter Golden and Vaudt

New chairs take up the reins at both major standard-setters


In a rare conjunction, both the Financial accounting Standards Board and the Governmental accounting Standards Board installed new chairs on July 1. In what may be an even rarer conjunction, we were fortunate enough to have both chairs -- FASB's Russell Golden and GASB's David Vaudt -- into our offices in late July for a wide-ranging discussion on the boards' individual agendas, how they interact with their stakeholders, and how they learn from each other.

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