The recent financial crisis has turned the spotlight on fair-value accounting (FVA) and led to a major policy debate involving among others the US Congress, the European Commission as well as banking and accounting regulators around the world. Critics argue that FVA, often also called mark-to-market accounting (MTM), has significantly contributed to the financial crisis and exacerbated its severity for financial institutions in the US and around the world© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com August 18, 2018, 1:05 am ad1c9bdddf
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The solution describes the use of fair value accounting as a financial reporting standard and the extent of its relevance to the global financial melt-down in 2007. The work also elaborates on the future of fair value accounting with reference to IFRS.