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The lease-accounting rule changes proposed this past summer by the International Accounting Standards Board and the US Financial Accounting Standards Board have been called “long overdue” as well as “drastic” and a potential “burden.” If and when they take effect in 2012 or later, these rule changes-which cover equipment as well as commercial space-may impact not only corporate balance sheets, but also the ways in which lessees think about leasing. Experts in both accounting and real estate services are advising their clients to be ready when the new FASB/IASB standards become reality.

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