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MAKING SENSE OF DODD-FRANK

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FASB Revises Going Concern Evaluations and Disclosure

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Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized Generally accepted accounting principles, or GAAP, presumes continuation of a reporting entity as a going concern as the basis for preparing financial statements unless and until the entity’s liquidation becomes imminent. This presumption is commonly referred to as the going concern basis of accounting. If and when an entity’s liquidation becomes imminent, financial statements should […] Read more →

by   |   August 28, 2014

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Conflict Minerals: Court Orders NAM to File Response to En Banc Rehearing Petition

Public Companies and Securities The SEC, the perceived loser in the conflicts minerals case at the time, filed a petition for an en banc rehearing on May 29, 2014.  NAM, the perceived winner at the time, stayed... Read more →

by   |   August 28, 2014

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FINRA and Exchanges Submit Tick Size Pilot Plan

Broker-Dealer, Public Companies and Securities FINRA and the exchanges have complied with an SEC order to establish a national market system plan to implement a targeted 12-month pilot program that will widen minimum quoting... Read more →

by   |   August 26, 2014

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Fed Proposes to Repeal Rule Regarding Unfair or Deceptive Acts or Practices

Banking, Consumer Protection The Federal Reserve Board has requested comment on a proposal to repeal its Regulation AA regarding unfair or deceptive acts or practices. The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and... Read more →

by   |   August 25, 2014