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Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
Recently ICE Futures US filed notice with the CFTC of amendments to its audit trail rule.
Last week, the two Republican Commissioners of the SEC availed themselves of the opportunity presented by the ability to comment on the Financial Accounting Foundation's Strategic Plan Draft for ...
Ankura Consulting Group LLC
No surprises. Given the tumult in the markets and investor anxiety over the quality of audits performed over the past 12 months... expect the hammer to drop as PCAOB (SEC) investigations pick up.
Cooley LLP
Auditor independence—or rather the potential absence of same—is apparently still a cause of significant agita at the SEC's Office of Chief Accountant.
Under the existing "incurred loss" standard, organizations recognize a credit loss only after a loss event has occurred or is probable.
Winston & Strawn LLP
In a recent settlement agreement with JAB Consumer Partners (JAB), the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) continued the trend of increased regulatory scrutiny of private equity "roll-up" transactions (see here and here) ...
SEC Acting Chief Accountant Paul Munter re-emphasized the SEC's focus on auditor independence in his June 8 statement on "The Critical Importance...
Even though the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) pushed back the deadline for private companies and not-for-profit organizations to comply with new lease accounting rules — now applicable...
Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP
There are several reasons businesses should conduct civil rights audits.
Winstead PC
On April 5, the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board levied a $100,000 fine against Scott Marcello, the former Vice Chair of Audit at KPMG.
Covington & Burling
The 2021 report from the Government Accountability Office ("GAO") offers new details on the landscape of Lobbying Disclosure Act ("LDA") compliance and enforcement.
Cooley LLP
Since 2019, as part of its strategy of enhancing transparency and accessibility through proactive stakeholder engagement, the PCAOB has been engaging with audit committee chairs...
Winstead PC
On April 5, the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board levied a $100,000 fine against Scott Marcello, the former Vice Chair of Audit at KPMG.
SEC Acting Chief Accountant Paul Munter released a statement last week, Assessing Materiality: Focusing on the Reasonable Investor When Evaluating Errors (the "Statement"), ...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
In the first internal agency directive during Jenny Yang's tenure as director, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) issued Directive 2022-01, entitled "Pay Equity Audits" on March 15, 2022.
With the implementation of ASU 2016-02 (Topic 842, Leases) rapidly approaching for private companies and not-for-profit organizations, companies should forge ahead on the road to compliance.
Husch Blackwell LLP
Owner sought records from a Michigan association (the "Association:"). The Association refused to produce records presumably on the grounds that the requests were long, difficult to follow and failed...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
broader disclosures of financial statements regarding the impact of climate-related issues.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
CAT Customer and Account Information System.
Mayer Brown
Much is heard of the plethora of – often disparate – disclosure regimes and standards around sustainability, and the attendant difficulties for stakeholders, including investors, customers...
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