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In-substance defeasance transactions

In-substance defeasance transactions

new strategies for extinguishing debt


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Published by Law & Business in Clifton, N.J. (855 Valley Rd., Clifton 07013) .
Written in English

  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Extinguishment of debts -- United States.,
    • Extinguishment of debts -- Taxation -- United States.,
    • Bankruptcy -- United States.,
    • In substance defeasance -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementco-chairmen, Edward F. Greene, John J. Huber.
      ContributionsGreene, Edward F., Huber, John J.
      LC ClassificationsKF1539.Z9 I5 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 83 p. :
      Number of Pages83
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2972859M
      LC Control Number84220208

      Page P a g e Example Assume that a bond with a par value of and from SCMA at University of Guelph-Humber.   The S.E.C., concerned about the proliferation of defeasance transactions without a formal ruling by the Financial Accounting Standards Board, temporarily banned the technique in August The following key terms relate to accounting for general long-term liabilities and debt service: Legal defeasance Regular serial bonds In-substance defeasance Irregular serial bonds Debt limit Annuity serial bonds Debt margin For each of the following definitions, indicate the key term from the list above that best matches by placing the appropriate letter in the blank space next . But governments are required to disclose information in the notes to the financial statements about debt that has been defeased in substance. “Whether you borrow the money to extinguish the debt or use cash you already have, the treatment ought to be the same because the economic substance of the transaction is the same,” GASB Chairman.

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Therefore, a liability is not considered extinguished by an in-substance defeasance. This Statement provides implementation guidance for assessing isolation In-substance defeasance transactions book transferred assets, conditions that constrain a transferee, conditions for an entity to be a qualifying SPE, accounting for transfers of partial interests, measurement of retained interests, servicing of financial assets, securitizations,transfers of sales-type and direct financing lease receivables, securities lending transactions.

The in-substance defeasance transaction is attractive when the market yield on the securities placed in trust is greater than the coupon rate (adjusted for any origi-nal issue premium In-substance defeasance transactions book discount) on the debt that is being defeased.

The difference between the purchase price of. An in-substance defeasance occurs when debt is considered defeased In-substance defeasance transactions book accounting and financial reporting purposes, as discussed below, even though a legal defeasance has not occurred.

When debt is defeased, it is no longer reported as a liability on the face of the balance sheet; only the new debt, if any, is presented in the financial statements. The defeasance process normally takes between 30 and 45 days and follows these 10 steps: 1.

Borrower engages the services of a defeasance In-substance defeasance transactions book to determine if defeasance is allowed under the terms of the loan and if defeasance is the best financial choice for the borrower.

The consultant will analyze the loan documents, current loan balance, market. New GASB Standard Addresses In-Substance Debt Defeasance 5/26/ To achieve consistency in accounting treatment for the defeasance of debt regardless of whether the funds were obtained from new borrowing or allocated from existing resources, the Governmental Accounting In-substance defeasance transactions book Board (GASB) issued Statement No.

In-substance defeasance transactions book, “Certain Debt. There are two general types of defeasance transactions, a “legal defeasance,” and an “in-substance” In-substance defeasance transactions book. In a legal defeasance, the borrower is legally released from any continuing liability on the debt.

In addition, funds generated by the defeasance collateral that. At Origination. The defeasance provisions in CMBS loans are negotiable and will have a material impact on a borrower’s cost to defease.

The following summary outlines important provisions, the potential cost impact, In-substance defeasance transactions book our generally suggested language. FASB Technical Bulletin No. Note: This Technical Bulletin has been completely superseded FTB Status Page In-Substance Defeasance of Debt October Financial Accounting Standards Board of the Financial Accounting Foundation MERRITT 7, P.O.

BOXNORWALK, CONNECTICUT While defeasance is necessary, conflicts of interest and hidden costs cause borrowers to pay more to defease than is necessary. The intent of this article is to bring awareness to these pitfalls, and return leverage to the hands of borrowers.

Process and parties. Importantly, a defeasance is not a prepayment of the mortgage loan. In a defeasance transaction, a borrower substitutes new collateral in exchange for the lender's release of the old collateral.

The new collateral is generally a portfolio of U.S. Treasury - In-substance defeasance transactions book obligations, such as Treasury notes, zero - coupon bonds, etc., which a broker will construct to generate a payment stream necessary to cover the periodic payments required under the.

The Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) has detailed new guidance for in-substance defeasance of debt. Statement No. 86, released on establishes that debt be considered defeased in substance (or removed from the balance sheet) when a government places cash and other monetary assets acquired with only existing resources in an irrevocable.

Our Financing transactions guide provides a summary of the guidance relevant to the accounting for debt and equity instruments and serves as a In-substance defeasance transactions book to help you evaluate the accounting requirements for a particular transaction.

Specifically, this guide compiles the accounting guidance a reporting entity should consider when: Issuing debt, convertible debt. Although a defeasance is generally the outcome of a refunding transaction, a defeasance can also be accomplished with cash rather than the issuance of any bonds.

This article focuses on the concept of a defeasance and the use of cash for this purpose. General Description. A defeasance is a financing tool by which outstanding bonds may be. Defeasance refers to a contract provision that voids a bond or loan on a balance sheet when the borrower sets aside cash or bonds sufficient enough to service the : Will Kenton.

When debt is defeased in substance, either through a refunding transaction or through the use of only existing resources, the Board tentatively decided to propose that governments disclose in the year of the defeasance whether the investments held by the trust can be substituted for non-risk-free assets.

unfounded. Although we cannot prove an agency motivation for defeasance, we find a very high correlation between compensation tied to earnings and defeasing debt at a book gain. DURING THE PAST SEVERAL years, a transaction known as an "in-substance defeasance" (ISD) has been used by managers as a device to extinguish debt.

Summaries / Status Summary of Statement No. 86 Certain Debt Extinguishment Issues (Issued 05/17) The primary objective of this Statement is to improve consistency in accounting and financial reporting for in-substance defeasance of debt by providing guidance for transactions in which cash and other monetary assets acquired with only existing resources—resources other.

(c) subject to an in-substance defeasance in which a risk-free entity assumes responsibility for the debt servicing requirements in a manner which satisfies paragraph ; or (d) subject to an in-substance defeasance employing a trust which meets the conditions set out in paragraph Legal Defeasance STANDARD.

But governments are required to disclose information in the notes to the financial statements about debt that has been defeased in substance. “Governments that defease debt using only existing resources should provide a general description of the transaction in the notes to financial statements in the period of the defeasance,” the GASB said.

Regardless if the refunding is a legal defeasance or in-substance defeasance, the amount of unamortized prepaid insurance associated with the debt being extinguished should be included in the net carrying amount of the extinguished debt, which is compared to the reacquisition price to determine the gain or loss on the refunding that is reported in the accrual-basis financial.

In an in-substance defeasance debt is considered to be extinguished for financial reporting purposes even though a government has not met the legal requirements for a defeasance and so legally remains the primary obligor on the indebtedness.

The proceeds from the sale of refunding (new) debt together with any other funds the entity may. Under F debt was considered extinguished if the debtor completed an in-substance defeasance.

In-substance defeasance no longer is considered to constitute an extinguishment of debt. However, FASB does not alter the accounting for defeasance transactions before the effective date of FASB A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text.

In-substance defeasance: This situation occurs in an advanced refunding, when the debt is considered defeased for accounting and reporting purposes even though legal defeasance has not occurred.

Debt is considered defeased “in-substance” if all of the following conditions apply: a. The placement of the resources in escrow is irrevocable. Size: KB. Accounting Principles Board to address the accounting for transactions that involve in-substance defeasance of debt (Peterson, Peterson and Ang ).

In its statement num the FASB identifies criteria in terms of which a firm may defease debt (that is, satisfy the debt obligation) through the establishment. The IRS acknowledged deductibility of the defeasance costs in Rev.

Rul.which addressed "in-substance defeasance." In this ruling, the IRS described a transaction in which a corporation transferred corporate bonds yielding 6% and U.S.

government securities yielding 14% to an irrevocable trust where the corporation was the beneficiary and. in-substance debt defeasance: A loan provision that removes it from the balance sheet of cash is set to the side for debt service.

Defeasance typically happens when a borrower owns a portfolio of Treasury securities where coupons are used to service a debt. If the borrower set aside enough assets to cover the debt obligation, the debt will not.

Common Transactions " Receipt Transfer From Another Fund: " Journal Entry: DSF: Cash OFS -Interfund Transfer In GA: No Entry. 10 "Legal Defeasance •New Debt Replaces Old Debt "In-Substance Defeasance. Yes. I would like to receive Nasdaq communications related to Products, Industry News and Events.

You can always change your preferences or unsubscribe and your contact information is. supersedes Technical Bulletins No. In-Substance Defeasance of Debt, No.

Accounting for Collateralized Mortgage Obligations (CMOs), and No. Accounting for Mortgage Servicing Fees and Rights.” (Financial Accounting Standards Board ).

This practice of in-substance defeasance enjoyed some popularity, specially under US GAAP, which was largely due to accounting treatment that has been permitted under earlier standards. However, this financial practice was subsequently banned under US GAAP and it was also considered by IAS 39 and was rejected as an appropriate financing option.

assets for in-substance defeasance transactions. Entities should review trust or escrow agreements, bond indentures, etc. to determine if the substitution of risk-free monetary assets for in-substance defeasance transactions is prohibited.

If it is not prohibited, these new disclosures are required for defeasances in the current year. 9. A county engages in an in-substance defeasance of its bonds.

The transaction results in an economic gain but an accounting loss. In its government-wide statements the county should a. Recognize the loss entirely in the year of the defeasance b. Amortize the loss over the remaining life of either the existing debt or the new debt c.

The source of a debt defeasance receipt The source of a debt defeasance receipt M. Stiglingh; M.M.A. Biemans A debt defeasance arrangement is an arrangement whereby a debtor’s obli- gation to pay a creditor is nullified. The debtor and other parties perform a variety of legal and other actions in order to effect a valid debt defeasance.

Definition of In-substance defeasance. In-substance defeasance. defeasance whereby debt is removed from the balance sheet but not cancelled. Related Terms: Defeasance. Practice whereby the borrower sets aside cash or bonds sufficient to service the borrower's debt. Both the borrower's debt and the offestting cash or bonds are removed from the.

The exposure draft, Certain Debt Extinguishment Issues, proposes to make accounting and financial reporting guidance more uniform for debt that is “defeased in substance,” regardless of the source of the resources that are placed in a trust.

In-substance defeasance refers to a situation in which the debt remains outstanding, but sufficient resources – in the form of.

refunding transaction, they do not report a gain or loss on an advance refunding resulting in defeasance. The provisions of the Refunding Bond Act (Chapter RCW) satisfy the criteria for in-substance defeasance, except for the requirement to place cash and assets in an irrevocable escrow.

If the. James M. Peaslee is a tax lawyer whose practice focuses on the financial world, including structured finance, financial products, and financial institutions.

He is the co-author of Federal Income Taxation of Securitization Transactions (5th Edition) and more than 50 books and articles on tax subjects. An Empirical Investigation of the Financial Jeffords, Raymond Jr, "An Empirical Investigation of the Financial Statement Characteristics of Firms Engaging in In-Substance Defeasance of Debt." ().

record a gain by engaging in an in-substance defeasance transaction, but Author: Raymond Jeffords. The name is somewhat forbidding - ''in-substance defeasance'' - but the pitch is easy: pay off large amounts of old, cheap debt with smaller amounts of new bonds that pay high interest rates and.

pdf is a complex process," said Jack Rose, Chief Strategist at Breakwater Equity Partners. "It's a financial and legal transaction that has many moving parts.

Every commercial real estate defeasance involves multiple parties with varying interests so it's important for you to have experts on your side."Author: Phil Jemmett.Start studying Govt and NP download pdf Ch 6 MC. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

The transaction would. a. Increase expenditures of the capital projects fund A county engages in an in‐substance defeasance of its bonds. The transaction results in an economic gain but an accounting loss.The City of Williamsburg decided to defease old 6% ebook carried in ebook Electric Enterprise Fund with new % bonds.

As a result of the defeasance, the City incurred an accounting loss. This loss should be recognized As an adjustment to retained earnings since it is applicable to prior periods. In the year of the defeasance.