SEC regulatory compliance & reporting

SEC proposes enhanced disclosures related to ESG

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.

SEC seeks to regulate principal trading firms

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.

SEC proposes new rules for cybersecurity reporting

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.

SEC seeks more disclosures of short-sale data

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.

Spring-loaded awards merit accounting scrutiny, SEC staff says

“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.

Where to find October’s flipbook issue

The Journal of Accountancy is now completely digital. 

 

 

 

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