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An Audit Cycle Unlike Any Other

Here’s eight key pressure points companies can expect to face during this year-end audit process.

Direct Public Offerings: NYSE Expanded Listing Options

The New York Stock Exchange recently received SEC approval to allow companies to sell new shares in a direct public offering transaction.

Executing a Division Carve-out at Lehigh Hanson

When Heidelberg Cement decided to carve its building products division, it sought help preparing the carve-out financial statements for the potential IPO or sale.

The Impact of the Coronavirus Outbreak on Financial Reporting

Things finance and accounting teams should do to evaluate the financial implications of the outbreak, from reexamining disclosure requirements to engaging in stakeholder communication.

SEC Comment Letters: Do’s and Don’ts

Understanding the SEC Comment Letters process is crucial for preparing comprehensive responses that quickly resolve and clarify any outstanding issues.

No Material Impact to Disclose with CECL? Prove It!

As companies turn their attention to CECL, the new credit loss guidance, they are required by SEC to disclose the potential impact of the new standard, even if it’s immaterial.

Webinar: AICPA Conference Recap

In this webinar, Riveron experts discuss the highlights from the 2019 AICPA Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments.

How MD&A Can Yield Better Investing Decisions

By focusing on delivering against the stated objectives of MD&A—specifically including clear, updated, consistent, and detailed information—companies will enable users of financial statements to make more informed investing decisions. Efforts to simplify reporting will help registrants to improve disclosures while reducing the cost of compliance.

Key 2018 AICPA Conference Takeaways

The conference focused on changes such as new standards and emerging technology, with speakers also commenting on practical responses to these developments and preparing for what’s next.

SEC Comment Letter Process Insights

The SEC is required to review the filings of public companies at least once every three years, with many companies selected for review more frequently. Comments from those reviews are largely based on a registrant’s disclosures and other publicly available information, including press releases, analyst calls and information on the registrant’s website. However, non-public information such as whistleblower tips and PCAOB inspection reports can also be considered.

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