46R, âConsolidation of Variable Interest Entitiesâ, FASB Emerging Issues Task Force Issue No. voting interest entity guidance, unless another scope exception applies. For purposes of consolidating financial interests, a majority voting interest is deemed to be Greater than 50% of the directly or indirectly owned outstanding voting shares of another entity. Amendments to the initial variable interest entity consolidation model â¦ Under the voting interest model, consolidation is required when one reporting entity has a controlling financial interest in another by virtue of owning more than 50% of the outstanding voting shares, either directly or indirectly. The focus is on the variable interest entity model with an overview of the analysis â¦ Posts Tagged: voting interest model New GAAP Logic Article: ASC 810 â An Overview of Consoldiation. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY FASB ISSUED A REVISED ED SEEKING TO DEFINE what constitutes control of an entity. 2.14 Variable Interests 22 2.15 Variable Interest Entity 22 2.16 Voting Interest Entity 23 2.17 Collateralized Financing Entity 23. Such interests are subject to provisions of FASB Interpretation No. Chapter 3 â Scope 24. Under current rules, the condition for a controlling financial interest is ownership of a majority voting interest--unless control is temporary or does not rest with the owner of the majority voting interest. The variable-interest entity (VIE) model. These are 1) the voting interest model and 2) the VIE model. For example, in a strategic merger that involves a share swap, the investor who holds controlling interest would structure a deal that continues to give them majority voting power over the new entity. To determine which model applies, an organization must determine whether the entity being evaluated is a VIE or a voting interest entity. Under the accounting alternative, a private company should provide detailed disclosures about its involvement with and exposure to the legal entity under common control. To the extent the interest is characterized as BIE, section 163(j) would be applied to such interest at the entity level. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY : Sec. 96-16, âInvestorâs Accounting for an Investee When the Investor Has a Majority of the Voting Interest but the Minority Shareholder or Shareholders Have Certain â¦ Under the voting interest model, a controlling financial interest generally is obtained through ownership of a majority of an entity's voting interests. Hereâs a high-level look at the consolidation process under ASC 810, Consolidation. 2704(a) provides that a lapse of any voting or liquidation right in a corporate or partnership interest, where the individual holding such right immediately before the lapse and members of such individual's family hold, both before and after the lapse, control of the entity, is not taken into account in valuing the interest â¦ Effectively, the amendments in this Updat e expand the private company alternative The variable interest entity consolidation guidance was issued to address entities for which application of the voting interest model in ASC 810-10 is not effective for identifying a controlling financial interest considering the design of the entity being evaluated. 3.1 Introduction 25 3.2 Legal Entities 26 3.2.1 Evaluating Portions of Legal Entities or Aggregations of Assets Within a Legal Entity as Separate Legal Entities 27 Total Voting Interest Law and Legal Definition The term "total voting interest" is often used in the context of condominium and cooperative associations laws when providing rules for the votes necessary to take collective action, such as an amendment of the bylaws of the governing association or to address an item at a â¦ FASB's â¦ Which of the following items should be treated in the same manner in both combined financial statements and consolidated statements. Interest allocated to the entityâs available expenditures and excess interest expense would be characterized (e.g., as business, investment, or passive non-trade or business) at the entity level. Variable interest entity (VIE) is a term used by the United States Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) in FIN 46 to refer to an entity (the investee) in which the investor holds a controlling interest that is not based on the majority of voting rights. " VIEs operate using contractual arrangements rather than direct â¦ Posted by flysnob & filed under Variable Interest Entity.