Monthly Archives: August 2017

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Rulemaking gives auditors a chance to provide more insight

An upcoming Auditing Standards Board proposal is the latest example of a standard setter providing a mechanism for auditors to provide more value.
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New FASB standard aims to simplify hedge accounting

Accounting rules for hedging are designed to be better aligned with a company’s risk management activities under a new standard issued by FASB.
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SEC conforms staff guidance to new FASB revenue recognition rules

The SEC has issued a staff accounting bulletin to bring its existing guidance into conformity with FASB’s new revenue recognition standard.
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PCAOB urges improvement in broker and dealer audits

The PCAOB is urging audit firms to take steps to bring about higher quality in audits of brokers and dealers, according to a report issued Friday.
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Quiz: 8 sentences to help you master subject-verb agreement

When professionals prepare written material for readers inside their organization or outside, they should make sure that no errors distract from the message they need to convey. Take this short quiz for practice in subject-verb agreement.
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FASB proposes changes to grant and contribution accounting

New rules proposed by FASB are designed to make it easier for organizations to decide if a transaction should be accounted for as a contribution or exchange.
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Why lease accounting laggards face serious risks

Here’s what organizations need to consider as they implement the new FASB rules—and why it’s smart to start that work promptly.
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News quiz: Behind a rise in personal financial well-being

The AICPA’s measure of financial pleasure versus financial pain continued to show that Americans’ well-being was on the rise.
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How to comply with the new AICPA ethics standards for M&A

New AICPA ethics standards address independence, confidentiality, and transfer of client files related to mergers and acquisitions.
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