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Summary of significant accounting policies
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2011
Summary of significant accounting policies [Abstract]  
Summary of significant accounting policies

4.

Summary of significant accounting policies

Basis of presentation and consolidation

The accompanying consolidated financial statements of The Group have been prepared in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles in the United States of America.

 

On June 29, 2010, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) established the FASB Accounting Standards Codification (Codification) as the single source of authoritative US generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) for all non governmental entities Rules and interpretive releases of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and also sources of authoritative US GAAP for SEC registrants. The Codification does not change US GAAP but takes previously issued FASB standards and other U.S. GAAP authoritative pronouncements, changes the way the standards are referred to, and includes them in specific topic arrears. The adoption of the Codification did not have any impact on the Group's financial statements.

The consolidated financial statements include the accounts of The Group and its subsidiaries.  All significant inter-company accounts and transactions have been eliminated in consolidation.

The results of subsidiaries acquired or disposed of during the years are included in the consolidated income statement from the effective date of acquisition or up to the effective date of disposal.

 

Use of estimates

 

In preparing financial statements in conformity with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America, management makes estimates and assumptions that affect the reported amounts of assets and liabilities and disclosures of contingent assets and liabilities at the dates of the financial statements, as well as the reported amounts of revenues and expenses during the reporting year.  These accounts and estimates include, but are not limited to, the valuation of accounts receivable, deferred income taxes and the estimation on useful lives of plant and equipment.  Actual results could differ from those estimates.

 

Concentrations of credit risk

 

Financial instruments that potentially subject the Group to significant concentrations of credit risk consist principally of accounts receivable.  In respect of accounts receivable, the Group extends credit based on an evaluation of the customer's financial condition, generally without requiring collateral or other security.  In order to minimize the credit risk, the management of the Group has delegated a team responsibility for determination of credit limits, credit approvals and other monitoring procedures to ensure that follow-up action is taken to recover overdue debts.  Further, the Group reviews the recoverable amount of each individual trade debt at each balance sheet date to ensure that adequate impairment losses are made for irrecoverable amounts.  In this regard, the directors of the Group consider that the Group's credit risk is significantly reduced.  

 

Concentrations of supplier risk

 

The Group relies on Thai Airways as its major supplier of air tickets and tour packages. If this supplier became unwilling to cooperate with the Group, the Group would have to find alternative resources, which could materially affect the Group's ability to generate revenue and profitability.

 

Cash and cash equivalents

 

Cash and cash equivalents include all cash, deposits in banks and other highly liquid investments with initial maturities of three months or less.

 

Restricted cash

 

Certain cash balances are held as security for short-term bank guarantee deposit for the International Air Transport Association and are classified as restricted cash in the consolidated balance sheets.

 

Accounts receivable

 

Accounts receivable are stated at original amount less allowance made for doubtful receivables, if any, based on a review of all outstanding amounts at the year end.  An allowance is also made when there is objective evidence that the Group will not be able to collect all amounts due according to original terms of receivables.  Bad debts are written off when identified.  The Group extends unsecured credit to customers in the normal course of business and believes all accounts receivable in excess of the allowances for doubtful receivables to be fully collectible.  The Group does not accrue interest on trade accounts receivable.

 

The Group has a credit policy in place and the exposure to credit risk is monitored on an ongoing basis credit evaluations are preferred on all customers requiring credit over a certain amount.

 

The Group had experienced the bad debts of $21,781 and $9,773 during the year ended December 31, 2011 and 2010 respectively.


 

Plant and equipment

 

Plant and equipment are stated at cost less accumulated depreciation.  Cost represents the purchase price of the asset and other costs incurred to bring the asset into its existing use.  Maintenance, repairs and betterments, including replacement of minor items, are charged to expense; major additions to physical properties are capitalized.

 

Depreciation of plant and equipment is provided using the straight-line method over their estimated useful lives at the following annual rates :-


         
 

Furniture and fixtures

20% - 50%

   
 

Office equipment

20%

   


Property and equipment are reviewed for impairment whenever events or changes in circumstances indicate that the carrying amount of an asset may not be recoverable. Recoverability of assets to be held and used is measured by a comparison of the carrying amount of an asset to estimated undiscounted future cash flows expected to be generated by the asset. If the carrying amount of an asset exceeds its estimated future cash flows, an impairment charge is recognized by the amount by which the carrying amount of the asset exceeds the fair value of the asset. Assets to be disposed of are separately presented in the balance sheet and reported at the lower of the carrying amount or fair value less costs to sell, and are no longer depreciated.

 

Revenue recognition

 

The Group recognizes revenue when it is earned and realizable based on the following criteria: persuasive evidence that an arrangement exists, services have been rendered, the price is fixed or determinable and collectibility is reasonably assured.

 

The Group also evaluates the presentation of revenue on a gross versus a net basis through application of Emerging Issues Task Force No. ("EITF") 99-19, Reporting Revenue Gross as a Principal versus Net as an Agent. The consensus of this literature is that the presentation of revenue as "the gross amount billed to a customer because it has earned revenue from the sale of goods or services or the net amount retained (that is, the amount billed to a customer less the amount paid to a supplier) because it has earned a commission or fee" is a matter of judgment that depends on the relevant facts and circumstances. In making an evaluation of this issue, some of the factors that should be considered are: whether the Group is the primary obligor in the arrangement (strong indicator); whether it has general inventory risk (before customer order is placed or upon customer return) (strong indicator); and whether we have latitude in establishing price. The guidance clearly indicates that the evaluations of these factors, which at times can be contradictory, are subject to significant judgment and subjectivity. If the conclusion drawn is that the Group performs as an agent or a broker without assuming the risks and rewards of ownership of goods, revenue should be reported on a net basis.



The Group has the following three types of revenues:

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Retail and corporate travel service revenues,

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Referral fee for travel booking services, and

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Incentive commission from travel suppliers.


Retail and corporate travel service revenues


Revenues from retail and corporate travel services are recognized when the travel service provided by the Group is completely delivered.  The Group presents revenue from such transactions on a gross basis in the consolidated statements of operations, as the Group acts as a principal, assumes inventory and credit risks, and has primary obligations to the airlines or hotels for cancelled air tickets, packaged tour products or hotel reservations.  The Group also has latitude in determining the ticket prices.  The Group changes the product by combining air ticket and hotel accommodations with local car transportation and other ancillary services to make it a holiday package or business travel solution for customers.


Referral fee for travel booking services


The Group receives referral fee from travel product providers for booking travel services through the Group. The itinerary and product price are generally fixed by the travel product providers and the Group books the travel services on behalf of the customers.  Referral fees from travel booking services rendered are recognized as commissions after the services are rendered and collections are reasonably assured.  The Group presents revenues from such transactions on a net basis in the consolidated statements of operations, as the Group acts as an agent, does not assume any inventory and credit risks, has no obligations for cancelled airline or hotel ticket reservations, and does not have latitude in determining the service prices.


Incentive commission from travel suppliers


The Group earns an incentive commission from many travel suppliers. Contracts with certain travel suppliers contain discretionary escalating commissions that are paid to the Group subject to achieving specific performance targets.  Such discretionary escalating commissions are recognized on an accrual basis because such commissions are usually paid in arrears and the Group can reasonably estimate such commissions.  The Group presents revenues from such transactions on a net basis in the statements of operations, as the Group acts as an agent, does not assume any inventory risk, and has no obligations for cancelled airline ticket reservations.


Deferred revenue


The Group records deferred revenue when it receives payments in advance of the completion of delivery of travel services. Hence, revenue from retail and corporate travel service is deferred. Upon completion of delivery of travel services, the Group recognized this as sales in the consolidated statement of operations.


Deferred cost

The Group adopted an indented policy on retail and corporate service. The Group records deferred cost when it pays in advance of the completion of delivery of travel services and consistently with deferred revenue. Upon completion of delivery of travel services, deferred cost is charged to cost of sales in the consolidated statement of operations.


Advertising expenses


Advertising expenses are charged to expense as incurred.


         

Year Ended

Year Ended

 

Dec 31, 2011

Dec 31, 2010

 

$10,247

$5,534

 


Income Taxes

 

Income taxes are accounted for under the asset and liability method. Deferred tax assets and liabilities are recognized for the future tax consequences attributable to differences between the financial statement carrying amounts of existing assets and liabilities and their respective tax bases and operating loss and tax credit carry forwards. Deferred tax assets and liabilities are measured using enacted tax rates expected to apply to taxable income in the years in which those temporary differences are expected to be recovered or settled. The effect on deferred tax assets and liabilities of a change in tax rates is recognized in income in the period that includes the enactment date.

 

The FASB issued Accounting Standard Codification Topic 740 (ASC 740) "Income Taxes". ASC 740 clarifies the accounting for uncertainty in tax positions. This requires that an entity recognized in the consolidated financial statements the impact of a tax position, if that position is more likely than not of being sustained upon examination, based on the technical merits of the position. The adoption of ASC 740 did not have any impact on the Group's results of operations or financial condition for the year ended 31 December, 2010.  As of the date of the adoption of ASC 740, the Group has no material unrecognized tax benefit which would favorably affect the effective income tax rate in future periods.  The Group has elected to classify interest and penalties related to unrecognized tax benefits, if and when required, as part of income tax expense in the consolidated statements of operations.

 

Comprehensive income

 

Other comprehensive income refers to revenues, expenses, gains and losses that under U.S. GAAP are included in comprehensive income but are excluded from net income as these amounts are recorded as a component of stockholders' equity.  The Group's other comprehensive income represented foreign currency translation adjustments.


 

Foreign currency translation

 

The functional currency of the Group is Hong Kong dollars ("HK$").  The Group maintains its financial statements in the functional currency.  Monetary assets and liabilities denominated in currencies other than the functional currency are translated into the functional currency at rates of exchange prevailing at the balance sheet dates.  Transactions denominated in currencies other than the functional currency are translated into the functional currency at the exchanges rates prevailing at the dates of the transaction.  Exchange gains or losses arising from foreign currency transactions are included in the determination of net income for the respective periods.


For financial reporting purposes, the financial statements of the Group which are prepared using the functional currency have been translated into United States dollars.  Assets and liabilities are translated at the exchange rates at the balance sheet dates and revenue and expenses are translated at the average exchange rates and stockholders' equity is translated at historical exchange rates.  Any translation adjustments resulting are not included in determining net income but are included in foreign exchange adjustment to other comprehensive income, a component of stockholders' equity.


       
 

Year ended

 

Year ended

 

Dec 31, 2011

 

Dec 31, 2010

Year end HK$ : US$ exchange rate

7.766

 

7.775

Average yearly HK$ : US$ exchange rate

7.783

 

7.769


Fair value of financial instruments

 

The carrying values of the Group's financial instruments, including cash and cash equivalents, trade and other receivables, deposits, trade and other payables approximate their fair values due to the short-term maturity of such instruments. The carrying amounts of borrowings approximate their fair values because the applicable interest rates approximate current market rates.



Basic and diluted earnings per share

 

The Group computes earnings per share ("EPS') in accordance with FASB Accounting Standard Codification Topic 260 (ASC 260) "Earnings Per Share", and SEC Staff Accounting Bulletin No. 98 ("SAB 98"). ASC 260 requires companies with complex capital structures to present basic and diluted EPS. Basic EPS is measured as the income or loss available to common shareholders divided by the weighted average common shares outstanding for the period. Diluted EPS is similar to basic EPS but presents the dilutive effect on a per share basis of potential common shares (e.g., convertible securities, options, and warrants) as if they had been converted at the beginning of the periods presented, or issuance date, if later. Potential common shares that have an anti-dilutive effect (i.e., those that increase income per share or decrease loss per share) are excluded from the calculation of diluted EPS.

The calculation of diluted weighted average common shares outstanding for the year ended December 31, 2011 is based on the estimate fair value of the Group's common stock during such periods applied to options using the treasury stock method to determine if they are dilutive.

 

Effective on October 19, 2011, each of ten (10) shares of the Company's Common Stock, par value $.001 per share, issued and outstanding immediately prior to the Effective Time, the "Old Common Stock" shall automatically and without any action on the part of the holder thereof, be reclassified as and changed, pursuant, into one (1) share of the Company's outstanding Common Stock, the "New Common Stock"

The following tables are a reconciliation of the weighted average shares used in the computation of basic and diluted earnings per share for the periods presented:


       
 

Year Ended

31 Dec, 2011

 

Year Ended

31 Dec, 2010

 

$

 

$

Numerator for basic and diluted

 earnings per share:

     

Net Income

88,773

 

25,754

       

Denominator:

     

Basic weighted average shares

2,140,000*

 

2,140,000

Effect of dilutive securities

-

 

28,851

       

Diluted weighted average shares

2,140,000*

 

2,168,851

       

Basic earnings per share:

4.15 cents*

 

1.20 cents

       

Diluted earnings per share:

4.15 cents*

 

1.19 cents

 

*All the stock options was expired on March 31, 2011 without any exercise, therefore basic earnings per share is equal to diluted earnings per share.



 

Stock-Based Compensation


Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) Accounting Standards Codification (ASC) Topic 718, Share- Compensation (formerly, FASB Statement 123R), the Group measures the cost of employee services received in exchange for an award of equity instruments based on the grant-date fair value of the award and recognizes the costs over the period the employee is required to provide service in exchange for the award, which generally is the vesting period.

 

During the year ended December 31, 2011, the Group did not record stock-based compensation expense.

 

During the year ended December 31, 2010, the Group recorded stock-based compensation of $15,333.

 

Related parties transactions

 

A related party is generally defined as (i) any person that holds 10% or more of The Group's securities and their immediate families, (ii) the Group's management, (iii) someone that directly or indirectly controls, is controlled by or is under common control with the Group, or (iv) anyone who can significantly influence the financial and operating decisions of the Group. A transaction is considered to be a related party transaction when there is a transfer of resources or obligations between related parties.

 

Commitments and contingencies

 

Liabilities for loss contingencies arising from claims, assessments, litigation, fines and other sources are recorded when it is probable that a liability has been incurred and the amount of the assessment can be reasonably estimated.

 

Recently issued accounting pronouncements

 

In March 2009, the FASB issued ASC 815 (SFAS No. 161, "Disclosures about Derivative Instruments and Hedging Activities, an amendment of FASB Statement No. 133) to amend and expand the disclosures about derivatives and hedging activities. The standard requires enhanced qualitative disclosures about an entity's objectives and strategies for using derivatives, and tabular quantitative disclosures about the fair value of derivative instruments and gains and losses on derivatives during the reporting period. This standard is effective for both fiscal years and interim periods that begin after November 15, 2009. The adoption of this standard on December 29, 2009, the beginning of The Group's fiscal year, did not have a material impact on its audited condensed consolidated financial statements.

 

In April 2010, the FASB issued ASC805-20-35. ASC805-20-35 amends the provisions for the initial recognition and measurement, subsequent measurement and accounting, and disclosures for assets and liabilities arising from contingencies in business combinations. ASC805-20-35 eliminates the distinction between contractual and non-contractual contingencies, including the initial recognition and measurement criteria and instead carries forward most of the provisions in ASC805 for acquired contingencies. ASC805-20-351 is effective for contingent assets and contingent liabilities acquired in business combinations for which the acquisition date is on or after the first annual reporting period beginning on or after December 15, 2009. We do not expect ASC805-20-35 to have any impact on the Group's consolidated results of operations and financial condition.



In May 2010, ASC 855, Subsequent Events ("ASC 855") includes guidance that was issued by the FASB, and is consistent with current auditing standards in defining a subsequent event. Additionally, the guidance provides for disclosure regarding the existence and timing of a company's evaluation of its subsequent events. ASC 855 defines two types of subsequent events, "recognized" and "non-recognized". Recognized subsequent events provide additional evidence about conditions that existed at the date of the balance sheet and are required to be reflected in the financial statements. Non-recognized subsequent events provide evidence about conditions that did not exist at the date of the balance sheet but arose after that date and, therefore; are not required to be reflected in the financial statements. However, certain non-recognized subsequent events may require disclosure to prevent the financial statements from being misleading. This guidance was effective prospectively for interim or annual financial periods ending after June 15, 2010. The Group implemented the guidance included in ASC 855 as of April 1, 2010. The effect of implementing this guidance was not material to The Group's financial position or results of operations.


In August 2010, the FASB issued Accounting Standards Update ("ASU") 2010-05, which amends ASC Topic 820, Measuring Liabilities at Fair Value, which provides additional guidance on the measurement of liabilities at fair value. These amended standards clarify that in circumstances in which a quoted price in an active market for the identical liability is not available, we are required to use the quoted price of the identical liability when traded as an asset, quoted prices for similar liabilities, or quoted prices for similar liabilities when traded as assets. If these quoted prices are not available, we are required to use another valuation technique, such as an income approach or a market approach. These amended standards are effective for us beginning in the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2010. There was no material impact upon the adoption of this standard on The Group's consolidated financial statements.


In September 2010, the FASB issued ASU 2010-06, Income Taxes (Topic 740), "Implementation Guidance on Accounting for Uncertainty in Income Taxes and Disclosure Amendments for Nonpublic Entities", which provides implementation guidance on accounting for uncertainty in income taxes, as well as eliminates certain disclosure requirements for nonpublic entities.  For entities that are currently applying the standards for accounting for uncertainty in income taxes, this update shall be effective for interim and annual periods ending after September 15, 2010. For those entities that have deferred the application of accounting for uncertainty in income taxes in accordance with paragraph 740-10-65-1(e), this update shall be effective upon adoption of those standards. The adoption of this standard is not expected to have an impact on The Group's consolidated financial position and results of operations since this accounting standard update provides only implementation and disclosure amendments.


In September 2010, the FASB has published ASU 2010-12, "Fair Value Measurements and Disclosures (Topic 820) - Investments in Certain Entities That Calculate Net Asset Value per Share (or Its Equivalent)". This ASU amends Subtopic 820-10, "Fair Value Measurements and Disclosures - Overall", to permit a reporting entity to measure the fair value of certain investments on the basis of the net asset value per share of the investment (or its equivalent). This ASU also requires new disclosures, by major category of investments including the attributes of investments within the scope of this amendment to the Codification. The guidance in this update is effective for interim and annual periods ending after December 15, 2010. Early application is permitted.   The Group is in the process of evaluating the impact of this standard on its consolidated financial position and results of operations.



In October 2010, the FASB has published ASU 2010-13, "Revenue Recognition (Topic 605)-Multiple Deliverable Revenue Arrangements", which addresses the accounting for multiple-deliverable arrangements to enable vendors to account for products or services (deliverables) separately rather than as a combined unit. Specifically, this guidance amends the criteria in Subtopic 605-25, "Revenue Recognition-Multiple-Element Arrangements", for separating consideration in multiple-deliverable arrangements. This guidance establishes a selling price hierarchy for determining the selling price of a deliverable, which is based on: (a) vendor-specific objective evidence; (b) third-party evidence; or (c) estimates. This guidance also eliminates the residual method of allocation and requires that arrangement consideration be allocated at the inception of the arrangement to all deliverables using the relative selling price method and also requires expanded disclosures. The guidance in this update is effective prospectively for revenue arrangements entered into or materially modified in fiscal years beginning on or after June 15, 2011. Early adoption is permitted. The adoption of this standard is not expected to have a material impact on The Group's consolidated financial position and results of operations.


ASC 105, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles ("ASC 105"), reorganized by topic existing accounting and reporting guidance issued by the Financial Accounting Standards Board ("FASB") into a single source of authoritative generally accepted accounting principles ("GAAP") to be applied by nongovernmental entities. All guidance contained in the Accounting Standards Codification ("ASC") carries an equal level of authority. Rules and interpretive releases of the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") under authority of federal securities laws are also sources of authoritative GAAP for SEC registrants. Accordingly, all other accounting literature will be deemed "non-authoritative". ASC 105 is effective on a prospective basis for financial statements issued for interim and annual periods ending after September 15, 2010. The Group has implemented the guidance included in ASC 105 as of July 1, 2010. The implementation of this guidance changed the Group's references to GAAP authoritative guidance but did not impact the Group's financial position or results of operations.


In December 2010, the FASB issued Accounting Standards Update ASU 2010-29, Disclosure of Supplementary Pro Forma Information for Business Combinations (Topic 805). The update requires public companies to disclose pro forma information for business combinations that occur in the current reporting period. The disclosures include pro forma revenue and earnings of the combined entity for the current reporting period as though the acquisition date for all business combinations that occurred during the year had been as of the beginning of the annual reporting period. This guidance is effective for business combinations for which the acquisition date is on or after the beginning of the first annual reporting period beginning on or after December 15, 2010, with early adoption permitted. The Company's adoption of FASB ASU No. 2010-29 effective December 1, 2010 did not have an impact on the Company's consolidated results of operations or financial position but did result in additional disclosures.


In January 2011, the FASB issued Accounting Standards Update No. 2011-06 (ASU 2011-06), Fair Value Measurements and Disclosures which amends ASC Topic 820, adding new requirements for disclosures for Levels 1 and 2, separate disclosures of purchases, sales, issuances, and settlements relating to Level 3 measurements and clarification of existing fair value disclosures.  ASU 2011-06 is effective for interim and annual periods beginning after December 15, 2010, except for the requirement to provide Level 3 activity of purchases, sales, issuances, and settlements on a gross basis, which will be effective for fiscal years beginning after December 15, 2011 (the Group's fiscal year 2012); early adoption is permitted.  The Group is currently evaluating the impact of adopting ASU 2010-14 on its financial statements.


 

In February 2011, the FASB issued ASU 2011-09 which requires that an SEC filer, as defined, evaluate subsequent events through the date that the financial statements are issued. The update also removed the requirement for an SEC filer to disclose the date through which subsequent events have been evaluated in originally issued and revised financial statements. The adoption of this guidance on January 1, 2011 did not have a material effect on the Company's financial statements.

In May 2011, the FASB issued ASU 2011-04, "Amendments to Achieve Common Fair Value Measurement and Disclosure Requirements in U.S. GAAP and IFRSs." This ASU intends to improve consistency in the application of fair value measurement and disclosure requirements in U.S. GAAP and IFRS. The ASU clarifies the application of existing fair value measurement and disclosure requirements including 1) the application of concepts of highest and best use and valuation premise in a fair value measurement are relevant only when measuring the fair value of non-financial assets and are not relevant when measuring the fair value of financial assets or any liabilities, 2) measuring the fair value of an instrument classified in shareholders' equity from the perspective of a market participant that holds that instrument as an asset, and 3) disclosures about quantitative information regarding the unobservable inputs used in a fair value measurement that is categorized within Level 3 of the fair value hierarchy. The guidance in this ASU is effective for the first interim and annual period beginning after December 15, 2011, and should be applied prospectively. Early adoption is not permitted. This ASU will have no impact on our results of operations.


In June 2011, the FASB issued ASU 2011-05, "Presentation of Comprehensive Income." This ASU is aimed at increasing the prominence of other comprehensive income in the financial statements. The new guidance eliminates the option to present comprehensive income and its components in the Statement of Changes in Shareholders' Equity, and requires the disclosure of comprehensive income and its components in one of two ways: a single continuous statement or in two separate but consecutive statements. The single continuous statement would present other comprehensive income and its components on the income statement. Under the two-statement approach, the first statement would include components of net income and the second statement would include other comprehensive income and its components. The ASU does not change the items that must be reported in other comprehensive income. This ASU will have no impact on our results of operations.

 

The guidance in this ASU is effective for the first interim and annual period beginning after December 15, 2011, and should be applied retrospectively for all periods presented in the financial statements. Early adoption is permitted.

 

In December 2011, the FASB issued ASU 2011-12, "Deferral of the Effective Date for Amendments to the Presentation of Reclassifications of Items Out of Accumulated Other Comprehensive Income in ASU 2011-05". This ASU defers the effective date of the requirement to present separate line items on the income statement for reclassification adjustments of items out of accumulated other comprehensive income into net income. The deferral is temporary until the Board reconsiders the operational concerns and needs of financial statement users. The Board has not yet established a timetable for its reconsideration. The requirements to present other comprehensive income in a single continuous statement or two consecutive statements and other requirements of ASU 2011-05, as amended by ASU 2011-12, are effective for public entities for fiscal years, and interim periods within those years, beginning after December 15, 2011.



In December 2011, the FASB issued ASU 2011-11, "Disclosures about Offsetting Assets and Liabilities". Entities are required to disclose both gross information and net information about both instruments and transactions eligible for offset in the balance sheet and instruments and transactions subject to an agreement similar to a master netting arrangement. This scope would include derivatives, sale and repurchase agreements and reverse sale and repurchase agreements, and securities borrowing and securities lending arrangements. The objective of this disclosure is to facilitate comparison between those entities that prepare their financial statements on the basis of U.S. GAAP and those entities that prepare their financial statements on the basis of IFRS. The amendments are effective for annual reporting periods beginning on or after January 1, 2013. An entity would be required to provide the disclosures required by those amendments retrospectively for all comparative periods presented. This ASU will not impact our results of operations.