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SEC Staff Updates Revenue Recognition Guidance for New Standard

Public Companies and Securities The SEC’s Office of the Chief Accountant and Division of Corporation Finance released Staff Accounting Bulletin (SAB) No. 116 that brings existing SEC staff guidance into conformity with the Financial Accounting Standard Board’s adoption of and amendments to ASC Topic 606. ASC Topic 606 sets forth the new revenue recognition standard. The SAB modifies SAB […] Read more →

by   |   August 19, 2017

SEC Approves NYSE Rule Change Regarding Dividend Notification Requirements

Public Companies and Securities The SEC has approved a change to the NYSE’s rules which requires listed companies to provide dividend notifications to the Exchange at least 10 minutes prior to... Read more →

by   |   August 17, 2017

Court Decision May Slow SEC Approval of SRO Rules

Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The SEC must generally approve rules and rule changes by self-regulatory organizations, which are referred to as SROs. According to this SEC web page, there are 37 active SROs. ... Read more →

by   |   August 11, 2017

Survey of 2016 Conflict Minerals Filings Released

Public Companies and Securities Development International has released its annual survey of conflict minerals reports for the 2016 reporting period which were filed in 2017. Despite the SEC’s no action... Read more →

by   |   August 7, 2017