The pace of regulatory developments in financial reporting has accelerated significantly. Standard setters and regulators have transformed both accounting standards and the format of financial reporting, resulting in vast changes to not only how accounting is recorded, but also how financial results are reported. Proper handling of these accounting and reporting changes is a key […more]
In this issue:
- Lease Accounting… There’s More
- Capex spending, both up and down.
- Restructuring costs on the rise.
- Restructuring costs up close.
- When Amazon takes over the world.
In March 2019, the SEC adopted final amendments to its rules which On March 20, 2019, the SEC adopted final rule amendments, in connection with the FAST Act, which have expanded the scope of XBRL tagging requirements to the cover page of Forms 8-K, 10-Q, 10-K, 20-F, and 40-F (annual reports) using Inline XBRL. The […more]
In this issue: SEC Adopts FAST Act Simplification and Modernization of Regulation S-K SEC Releases EDGAR 19.1.1 SEC Proposes Offering Reforms for Business Development Companies and Registered Closed-End Funds SEC Staff to Hold Spring Fintech Forum on Distributed Ledger Technology and Digital Assets
In this issue:
- Our newest masterclass video is here.
- Where the spending goes.
- Adventures in taxes and net income.
- Taxes, Part II: trends in payments.
- Big movers in goodwill, intangible assets.
The Data Quality Committee – a collaborative of public companies, providers and data users working to improve standardized financial reporting – updated version 8 of freely-available rules and guidance in April, 2019. Several tools are certified for implementation of the approved rules.
In March 2019, the SEC adopted final amendments to its rules which expand the XBRL tagging requirement to Form 8-K filings. And it’s not just for selected Form 8-K filings; it’s for all of them. Form 8-K is the interim report that companies must file with the SEC to announce major events that shareholders should […more]
In a recent blog post from the CFA Institute, Mohini Singh, ACA, Director of Financial Reporting, commented that with the mandate to use Inline XBRL for corporate filings in the United States and in Europe, it is time to begin considering audit for the XBRL version of the filing. The blog points out that: “Only […more]
The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) Staff recently issued an update to the Frequently Asked Questions about the U.S. GAAP Financial Reporting Taxonomy (FAQ) to include new guidance for preparers on addressing the deprecation of the “Report Date [Axis]” (CreationDateAxis) with the 2019 Taxonomy Update. The FAQ is available on the FASB website.
In this issue: SEC Staff to Hold Spring Fintech Forum on Distributed Ledger Technology and Digital Assets SEC Fee Rate Advisory #2 for Fiscal Year 2019 SEC Releases EDGAR 19.1