SEC regulatory compliance & reporting

New SEC rules enable electronic submissions

The Securities and Exchange Commission voted to permit the use of electronic signatures in authentication documents and to facilitate electronic service and filing in the commission’s administrative proceedings.

SEC staff guidance addresses pandemic-related disclosures

Public companies need to carefully consider their obligations in disclosing the coronavirus pandemic’s effect on their operations, liquidity, and capital resources, according to staff guidance issued by the SEC Division of Corporation Finance.

SEC updates staff guidance on shareholder meetings

Responding to travel, mailing and other issues caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the SEC has published updated staff guidance on shareholder meetings for companies and other issuers of public stock.

SEC extends pandemic-related relief

The Securities and Exchange Commission announced that it has extended coronavirus-related filing relief provided to public companies, funds and investment advisers.

Where to find May’s flipbook issue

The Journal of Accountancy is now completely digital. 

 

 

 

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Implementing lease accounting

FASB’s Codification (ASC) 842, Leases, requires companies to make significant changes in the way they report operating leases. But one of the initial challenges might be simpler than you think … find out more with this report.