The AICPA has published a set of questions and answers that explains recently released SEC staff guidance regarding the accounting for entities that have obligations to safeguard cryptoassets held for their platform users.
SEC regulatory compliance & reporting
The SEC said it has adopted amendments to require the electronic filing or submission of certain documents that currently are permitted to be filed or submitted in paper format.
The SEC proposed amendments to rules and reporting forms to promote consistent, comparable and reliable information for investors concerning funds’ and advisers’ incorporation of environmental, social and governance factors.
The SEC announced an extension in the public comment period for its proposal on climate-related disclosure requirements.
The SEC's recently issued climate change disclosure proposal would require companies to embrace a comprehensive, sophisticated approach to climate reporting.
The SEC proposed rules that are intended to provide investors with more information and protection in initial public offerings by special purpose acquisition companies.
The SEC proposed new rules Monday that would require certain entities, most notably principal trading firms, to register with the Commission and to comply with federal securities laws and regulatory obligations.
Public companies would be required to disclose climate-related risks and financial statement metrics under a much-awaited proposal issued by the SEC.
The Securities and Exchange Commission will meet Monday to discuss a staff proposal designed to improve and standardize companies’ climate change disclosures for investors.
Public companies would be required to provide investors with enhanced and standardized information about their cybersecurity practices under a new rule proposed Wednesday by the Securities and Exchange Commission.
The Securities and Exchange Commission voted to require certain institutional investment managers to report short sale-related information each month. The SEC then would make aggregate data about large short positions, including daily short-sale activity data, available to the public for each individual security.
Agency seeks comment on new requirements, including one that would mandate that registered fund advisers provide quarterly statements to investors.
The Securities and Exchange Commission issued separate proposals Wednesday that are designed to enhance share buyback disclosures and provide protections against insider trading.
The SEC issued rules that create new disclosure requirements for companies that issue public securities in the US but are audited by firms that are not subject to inspection by the PCAOB.
Some new and complex accounting issues are facing financial statement preparers as 2021 draws to a close.
“Spring-loaded” awards are share-based compensation that companies award to executives shortly before announcing market-moving information. The SEC staff says that when measuring compensation, companies must consider the impact that the information will have upon release.
Nasdaq-listed companies will be required to provide new information on the diversity of their boards as a result of a new rule approved by the Securities and Exchange Commission.
The AICPA and the Center for Audit Quality sent letters to the SEC supporting its exploration of disclosures related to climate change and environmental, social and governance issues.
The Securities and Exchange Commission is seeking public comment on its disclosure rules and guidance related to climate change disclosures.
The Securities and Exchange Commission announced that it is creating a new Climate and ESG Task Force to identify compliance problems related to environmental, social and governance issues.