A synthetic lease is a form of off balance sheet financing relying on the company's corporate credit to guarantee financing of the transaction.
What does OBS stand for?
OBS stands for Off Balance Sheet
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- Ocean Bottom Seismic
- Ocean Bottom Seismometer
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However, some similarities between the new exposure draft and the 1987 ED remain: * The general requirement is to disclose an estimate of the market value of all financial instruments, both assets and liabilities on and off balance sheet (with a few exceptions), when it is practicable to estimate that value.
The key elements involved in working with FASB guidelines for off balance sheet treatment are to make sure that the sale conforms to the test of being a normal sale leaseback which is defined as active use of the property in the trade or business of the seller lessee.