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A Lawyer’s Guide to Proposed Lease Accounting Rules


Public Companies and Securities The Financial Accounting Standards Board, or FASB, together with the International Accounting Standards Board, or IASB, is comprehensively reconsidering lease accounting.  On May 16, 2013 the FASB issued Proposed Accounting Standards Update, Leases (Topic 842): a revision of the 2010 proposed Accounting Standards Update, Leases (Topic 840) (the Update). The Update presents far reaching revisions […] Read more →

by   |   June 26, 2013


DC Circuit Upholds CFTC Rules Using Criteria Prior to 2003 for Excluding Registered Investment Companies from Commodity Pool Operator Status

Derivatives The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit yesterday upheld the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) final rule on the criteria that... Read more →

by   |   June 26, 2013

job creation just ahead

White Testifies on JOBS Act Priorities and Progress

Public Companies and Securities SEC Chair Mary Jo White testified in support of the President’s fiscal year fiscal 2014 budget request for the SEC before the Senate Subcommittee on Financial Services and... Read more →

by   |   June 25, 2013

CFPB Proposes Amendments to Mortgage Rules under RESPA, TILA and ECOA

Consumer Protection In January, the CFPB issued several new mortgage rules under the Dodd-Frank Act.  The CFPB has now issued a proposed rule amending and clarifying those rules with regard to... Read more →

by   |   June 25, 2013