Private companies and not-for-profits that elect to apply the guidance in a new SEC staff accounting bulletin should apply all relevant aspects of the bulletin in its entirety, FASB’s staff said.
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Companies may initially have difficulty determining the effects of the new federal tax law on their income tax reporting.
Repetition and immaterial disclosures will be discouraged.
Five principles can help prevent, detect, or correct the most frequent securities law violations adjudicated by the SEC.
The SEC proposed amendments that are designed to simplify disclosures without sacrificing information that is important to investors.
The SEC has issued a staff accounting bulletin to bring its existing guidance into conformity with FASB’s new revenue recognition standard.
The commission also proposed an Inline XBRL requirement.
U.S. securities issuers will be required to include a hyperlink to each exhibit in a corporate filing’s exhibit index under new rule and form amendments.
Wesley Bricker, CPA, a former PwC partner, was named the Securities and Exchange Commission’s chief accountant.
Mary Jo White plans to depart her position as Securities and Exchange Commission chair in January, when Barack Obama’s second term as president ends.
The commission aims to modernize requirements.
The proposal is intended to make exhibits more accessible.
The commission seeks to eliminate outdated and unnecessary provisions.
The proposal is designed to make it easier for readers to locate exhibits referenced in those filings.
The SEC invited input on certain disclosure requirements related to management, certain security holders, and corporate governance matters.
The technology helps companies integrate data into their HTML filings.
FASB's new credit loss standard will affect U.S. banks’ reserving practices, but gives banks enough time to implement the standard, according to a Fitch Ratings analysis.
The SEC voted to propose amendments intended to eliminate redundant, overlapping, outdated, or superseded disclosure requirements.
The SEC issued an order that will allow companies to voluntarily file structured financial statement data in a format known as Inline XBRL.
Financial statement preparers should make sure their judgments on revenue recognition are well-reasoned as they implement new accounting standards, SEC Deputy Chief Accountant Wesley Bricker said Thursday.