Office of the Chief Accountant and Division of CorporationFinance Release Staff Accounting Bulletin 105
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Washington, D.C., March 9, 2004 - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's Office of the Chief Accountant and the Division of Corporation Finance announced today the release of Staff Accounting Bulletin (SAB) No. 105, "Loan Commitments Accounted for as Derivative Instruments." This SAB provides interpretive guidance that registrants should consider when recognizing certain loan commitments and emphasizes certain disclosure requirements that may be relevant in the context of mortgage banking activities.
The statements in SABs are not rules or interpretations of the Commission, nor are they published as bearing the Commission's official approval. They represent interpretations and practices followed by the Division of Corporation Finance and the Office of the Chief Accountant in administering the disclosure requirements of the Federal securities laws.