Accounting & reporting
While the adopted rule adds more checks and balances related to insider trading, the proposed rules aim to remedy SEC Chair Gary Gensler’s concerns that capital markets “are not as fair and competitive as possible for individual investors.”
The amended standard provides transition guidance for improving the accounting for long-term duration contracts.
Regulators encourage accounting professionals to continue to tell their clients’ story while providing updates on the standards they’re required to uphold in the process.
FASB is seeking comments on a proposed Accounting Standards Update intended to improve accounting guidance on related-party arrangements between entities under common control.
Plan calls for a focus on protecting the public against fraud, implementing robust regulations, and supporting a skilled and diverse workforce.
FASB is seeking comments on a proposed new chapter of its Conceptual Framework related to recognition and derecognition criteria and guidance for items’ addition to and removal from financial statements.
Those on the front line of the sustainability reporting landscape share what’s to come in 2023 and what accounting professionals need to know to prepare.
The Financial Accounting Foundation released its new strategic plan, which outlines the strategic goals that the organization will address over the next several years.
The Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board (FASAB) is seeking comments on its Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2022 and Three-Year Plan.
GASB issues proposed implementation guidance in the form of questions and answers intended to clarify, explain, or elaborate on certain pronouncements.
FASB is seeking comments on the Proposed Improvements for the 2023 GAAP Financial Reporting Taxonomy Reference Project.
Global business leaders say the impact of ESG goes beyond simply satisfying investors and accounting standards.
Hear about one Inflation Reduction Act concern posed by a leading taxpayer advocate and catch up on recent JofA news and feature articles.
The proposed Accounting Standards Update intends to provide investors and other allocators of capital (collectively, investors) with more decision-useful information in a joint venture’s separate financial statements and reduce diversity in practice in this area of financial reporting.
Adopted rules aim to ensure that company executives return erroneously awarded compensation and that mutual fund investors receive transparent information. A proposed rule adds to investment advisers’ responsibility to their clients.
This quick-hitting episode covers recent news of interest, including IRS and Social Security Administration annual announcements, why the AICPA is requesting guidance from the IRS and Treasury, and advice for negotiating after you’ve received a job offer.
A tentative board decision sets the stage for a new standard allowing the reporting of some cryptoassets at fair market value.
FASB issued a proposed new chapter of its Conceptual Framework that describes a reporting entity. The proposed chapter would become Chapter 2 of FASB Concepts Statement No. 8, Conceptual Framework for Financial Reporting.
Amendments adopted Wednesday provide broker-dealers more flexibility when it comes to how they store electronic records.
Anyone who commented on the SEC’s last 12 rulemaking releases is encouraged to make sure their comments were received.