In a September 21 speech, SEC Deputy Chief Accountant Sagar Teotia shared several observations regarding implementation of the new GAAP standards in the areas of revenue recognition, leases and credit losses.
Venture capital firms Social Capital and Hedosophia made headlines by raising $600 million in an initial public offering of Social Capital Hedosophia Holdings Corp., a special purpose acquisition company, or SPAC.
The SEC recently fined an outsourced chief compliance officer $30,000 and suspended him from holding any position in the securities industry for one year after he allegedly submitted inaccurate information in a filing for two affiliated investment advisory companies.
Large employers will not have to report employee pay by gender and race in their EEO-1 forms after all, thanks to a recent deregulatory stay.
According to an August 30 press release, the SEC is “closely monitoring the impact of Hurricane Harvey on investors and capital markets."
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Two recent studies conclude that calls by investors and other stakeholders for greater transparency around the role of audit committees have resulted in a voluntary expansion of audit committee disclosures.
Cryptic press releases announcing CEO departures can reveal more information than companies realize, thanks to an algorithm developed by a German linguist.
Public companies operating under extreme uncertainty on the regulatory policy front now have some additional clues as to what lies ahead.
A recent KPMG survey of nearly 600 directors and senior executives across 16 cities shows a wide range of views on the Trump administration’s agenda among business leaders.