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.

SPONSORED REPORT

Get your clients ready for tax season

Upon its enactment in March, the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) introduced many new tax changes, some of which retroactively affected 2020 returns. Making the right moves now can help you mitigate any surprises heading into 2022.

100th ANNIVERSARY

Black CPA Centennial, 1921–2021

With 2021 marking the 100th anniversary of the first Black licensed CPA in the United States, a yearlong campaign kicked off to recognize the nation’s Black CPAs and encourage greater progress in diversity, inclusion, and equity in the CPA profession.