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Synonyms for FAS

a congenital medical condition in which body deformation occurs or facial development or mental ability is impaired because the mother drinks alcohol during pregnancy

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Since the operators failed to execute the warnings, FAS opened cases for violating the antimonopoly law against the Big Three, said Deputy Head of FAS Anatoly Golomlzion.
The MD also directed that monthly funding of the FAS partner schools should be provided to them in time.
The expose led to the resignation of former FAS chief Rody Molloy, and, ultimately to the downfall of the shamed agency.
A simple, cost-effective method for large-scale FAS and FASD screening and surveillance would allow the identification of those communities most at risk and the implementation of suitable prevention and intervention programmes.
On October 10, 2008, after a short, one-week comment period, the FASB responded by issuing FSP FAS 157-3, "Determining the Fair Value of a Financial Asset When the Market for That Asset Is Not Active.
Children with FAS or partial FAS performed poorly across a broad range of neurodevelopmental domains, including markedly lower intellectual functioning and attention deficits.
FAS 157 has been viewed as helpful in clarifying the application of fair value in accounting, while there is concern that FAS 159, also known as the FVO Statement, may be used by some companies in a manner that is inconsistent with the FASB's objective of improving financial reporting.
At the MBA level, most financial-statement-analysis textbooks also have a chapter on the rudiments of FAS No.
FAS 158, "Employers' Accounting for Defined Benefit Pension and other Postretirement Plans," was issued in 2006.
My colleagues in the Senate and I are optimistic that the proposed reforms will bring about the new FAS, and I look forward to continuing to support GSA as the agency moves forward.
TEI believes that the FASB's goal of improving consistency in the recognition and measurement of tax benefits of uncertain tax positions can be achieved through the adoption of an approach based on current accounting principles governing contingent liabilities, including taxes, under FAS 5.
NASA and the University of Maryland are providing the FAS with observations and data products from instruments on NASA's Aqua and Terra satellites and from the TOPEX/Poseidon, Jason, and Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) satellites.
A financial accounting standard (known as FAS 150) that would have been detrimental to closely held contracting companies by requiring them to account for mandatorily redeemable shares on their income statements as a liability has been "indefinitely delayed.
Sheep producers can claim FAS as part of their 2004/5 SAPS application if they are a member of a recognised farm assurance scheme (see below) or have applied for membership by Wednesday, February 4.
For its Changing Time--Looking Closer at FAS project which provides training opportunities and raises public awareness about the impact of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS).