The current wave of high-profile sexual harassment scandals is prompting rapid changes in workplaces far beyond Hollywood, according to a recent report in The Wall Street Journal. But sexual harassment is not the only type of workplace discrimination.
After the most expensive proxy fight in history, it appears that Nelson Peltz has narrowly won a seat on the board of consumer goods giant Procter & Gamble (P&G).
Steven Peikin, co-director of the SEC’s enforcement division, indicated the SEC would “drop the ‘broken windows’ strategy of pursuing many cases over even the smallest legal violations.”
The SEC’s enforcement division issued a report highlighting its priorities for the coming year and looking back at its enforcement actions during fiscal year 2017.
The SEC recently approved a new auditing standard aimed at enhancing the relevance and usefulness of the auditor’s report to investors.
Companies and investors fed up with our public markets’ excessive focus on short-term earnings and profits at the expense of long-term strategy may be interested in the Long Term Stock Exchange.
GE plans to adopt a “back-to-basics” approach to its financial reporting, said incoming CFO Jamie Miller in the company’s recent third quarter earnings call.
As if busy CEOs and CFOs did not have enough to worry about, researchers have begun leveraging powerful computers and sophisticated algorithms to link executives’ word choice and behavior during earnings calls to subsequent stock performance.
SEC Comment Letters Focus on Non-GAAP Financial Measures, New Accounting Standards and Cybersecurity
Two reports published last month by Ernst & Young analyze trends in SEC comment letters for the year ended June 30, 2017.