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COVID-19: Preparing for the Now, the Next, and the New Normal

While the long-term business impacts from COVID-19 are still unclear, companies must act now to deal with the immediate disruption and prepare for what the new normal will bring.

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. Riveron attended this year’s conference and our experts have highlighted the most relevant and useful topics that could impact your business.

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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