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Defining Issues: FEI Conference on Current Financial Reporting Issues Financial Reporting Network | Dec. 03, 2013 | Accounting & Financial Reporting This edition of Defining Issues reports that the Financial Executives International (FEI) recently held its annual conference on current financial reporting issues that addressed FASB and IASB joint projects, developments at the SEC and PCAOB, and other accounting and financial reporting topics. Panelists included representatives from standard setters, regulators, preparers and accounting firms.
Joint FASB/IASB Meeting - Nov. 20, 2013 and FASB Meeting - Nov. 25, 2013 Financial Reporting Network | Nov. 27, 2013 | Accounting & Financial Reporting Joint FASB/IASB Meeting - Nov. 20, 2013 and FASB Meeting - Nov. 25, 2013.
Defining Issues: Redeliberations on Financial Instruments Classification and Measurement - Business Model Assessment Financial Reporting Network | Nov. 27, 2013 | Accounting & Financial Reporting This edition of Defining Issues reports that the FASB and IASB (the Boards) continue to discuss their respective proposed standards on classification and measurement of financial instruments and have reached tentative decisions on six aspects of the business model assessment.
SEC Releases New Compliance and Disclosure Interpretations About Private Offerings Financial Reporting Network | Nov. 26, 2013 | Accounting & Financial Reporting The staff of the SEC's Division of Corporation Finance recently issued new Compliance and Disclosure Interpretations to address private offerings under Rule 144A due to recent revisions to Rule 506 that eliminate the prohibition against general solicitation and advertising in Rule 506 and Rule 144A offerings.
Defining Issues: FASB Endorses PCC Proposals, Will Consider Goodwill for Public Companies Financial Reporting Network | Nov. 26, 2013 | Accounting & Financial Reporting This edition of Defining Issues reports that the FASB recently decided to consider changing the accounting for goodwill by public companies.
In the Headlines - Employee Contributions - A Practical Approach Financial Reporting Network | Nov. 26, 2013 | Accounting & Financial Reporting In the Headlines 13-20 reports that the IASB recently amended IAS 19, Employee Benefits, to provide a practical expedient in IFRS to accounting for certain contributions to defined benefit plans.
In the Headlines - Hedge Accounting Moves Closer to Risk Management - New Standard Provides More Hedging Opportunities Financial Reporting Network | Nov. 26, 2013 | Accounting & Financial Reporting In the Headlines 13-19 announces that the IASB recently issued a general hedge accounting standard (part of IFRS 9, Financial Instruments) that will align hedge accounting under IFRS more closely with risk management.
In the Headlines - Improving the Quality of Disclosures - Recommendations for Financial Institutions Financial Reporting Network | Nov. 26, 2013 | Accounting & Financial Reporting In the Headlines 13-18 reports that the European Securities and Markets Authority (EMSA) recently reviewed the comparability and quality of disclosures in the 2012 financial statements of 39 major European financial institutions.
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