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Securities and Exchange Commission SEC SOLICITS PUBLIC COMMENT ON AUDIT COMMITTEE DISCLOSURES
Contributed by: Bob Schneider
06 July 2015

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has voted to publish a concept release seeking public comment on current audit committee disclosure requirements, focusing on the committee’s oversight of independent auditors. The Commission is interested in receiving information about the audit committee and auditor relationship and whether improvements can be made to enhance the information provided to investors about the audit committee’s responsibilities and activities.


GASB new logo GASB ISSUES PROPOSED GUIDANCE ON EXTERNAL INVESTMENT POOLS AND COMPONENT UNITS
Contributed by: Bob Schneider
06 July 2015

The Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) has issued two Exposure Drafts proposing accounting and financial reporting guidance related to external investment pools and how certain component units should be presented in a governmental reporting entity’s financial statements.


PCAOB SEEKS PUBLIC COMMENT ON INDICATORS THAT MAY IMPROVE UNDERSTANDING OF AUDIT QUALITY
Contributed by: Bob Schneider
06 July 2015

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) has issued a concept release seeking comment on the content and possible uses of audit quality indicators, measures that may provide new insights into audit quality.


PCAOB SOLICITS PUBLIC COMMENT ON DISCLOSURE OF THE ENGAGEMENT PARTNER AND OTHER PARTICIPANTS IN THE AUDIT ON A NEW PCAOB FORM
Contributed by: Bob Schneider
06 July 2015

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) has issued a supplemental request for comment on whether to require firms to file a new PCAOB form to make public the name of the audit engagement partner and information about certain other participants in the audit.


TENTATIVE DECISIONS FROM FASB BOARD MEETING ON JUNE 29, 2015
Contributed by: Bob Schneider
06 July 2015

The FASB Board met on June 29, 2015, and deliberated issues concerning (1) Accounting for Financial Instruments—Hedging, (2) Improving the Presentation of Net Periodic Pension Cost and Net Periodic Postretirement Benefit Cost, and (3) Disclosure Framework: Disclosure Review—Defined Benefit Plans. All of the reported decisions are tentative and may be changed at future Board meetings.


ASBJ ISSUES JAPAN MODIFIED INTERNATIONAL STANDARDS COMPRISING IFRS AND ASBJ MODIFICATIONS
Contributed by: Bob Schneider
30 June 2015

The Accounting Standards Board of Japan (ASBJ) has issued “Japan’s Modified International Standards (JMIS): Accounting Standards Comprising IFRSs and the ASBJ Modifications,” which was approved at its 314th Board meeting held on 29 June 2015.


XBRL MARKET LEADERS JOIN FORCES TO IMPROVE THE UTILITY OF XBRL DATA
Contributed by: Bob Schneider
30 June 2015

XBRL US and an alliance of five companies – Merrill Corporation, RDG Filings, RR Donnelley, Vintage (a Division of PR Newswire), and Workiva Inc. – have announced the joint formation of the XBRL US Center for Data Quality to improve the utility of XBRL financial data filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).


FASB STAFF PROVIDES SECOND SET OF FAQS FOR NOT-FOR-PROFIT ASU
Contributed by: Bob Schneider
30 June 2015

In conjunction with the proposed Accounting Standards Update (ASU) Presentation of Financial Statements of Not-for-Profit Entities, the FASB staff has prepared a second set of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about the ASU.


IFAC LAUNCHES GLOBAL REGULATION SURVEY
Contributed by: Andy Lymer
30 June 2015

a new Global Regulation survey has been launched by IFAC to assess the impact of regulation on organizations and individuals. The anonymous, 4 minute survey will help IFAC better understand how regulation impacts you and your organization, and how regulation might improve.


IASB PROPOSES NARROW-SCOPE AMENDMENTS FOR PENSION ACCOUNTING
Contributed by: Andy Lymer
29 June 2015

The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) has published for public comment proposed narrow-scope amendments to its pension accounting requirements. The proposed changes are designed to improve information to investors and address some diversity in practice.


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