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Blogs May 28, 2020 SEC Amends Disclosure Rules for Acquisitions and Disposals of Businesses

This content discusses the SEC’s changes to the disclosure requirements of Regulation S-X related to the acquisition or disposition of a business -- aimed at reducing the complexity and compliance costs of the disclosures -- including updates to the …

Blogs March 31, 2020 SEC’s Actions in Responding to the COVID-19 Impact on Investors and Capital Markets

A recap of recent actions from the SEC designed to provide relief in light of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Blogs February 20, 2020 New Software Accounting Guidance Alert: ASU 2018-15

A discussion of FASB Accounting Standards Update (ASU) 2018-15, Internal-Use Software (Subtopic 350-40): Customer’s Accounting for Implementation Costs Incurred in a Cloud Computing Arrangement That is a Service Contract, and what it means to public…

Blogs July 10, 2018 OTC, Smaller Reporting Companies Welcome Regulation A Changes

One of the main facets of the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act is a provision that now allows SEC reporting companies to use Regulation A prior to an IPO - exempting them from SEC registration requirements. Here are the…

Blogs March 15, 2018 SEC Issues Guidance on Cybersecurity Risk and Incident Disclosures

The SEC issued guidance to assist public companies in preparing timely disclosures about cybersecurity risks and incidents. It is critical that your business advisor has broad experience preparing and reviewing cybersecurity incident response plans.

Blogs February 02, 2018 Putting Technology to Work … for You

Being the early adopter of a new technology can be fraught with risk. But in a client-focused business, being at the leading edge is a necessity. One of the most important aspects of enhancing the client experience is listening to clients.

Blogs December 07, 2017 To IPO or Not to IPO

At EisnerAmper’s recent San Francisco Personal Wealth Forum, tax partner Paul Bleeg moderated a discussion between Paul Boyd, founder and managing director of Clearpath Capital Partners and Andrea Lamari, director for Nasdaq Private Market.

Blogs August 10, 2017 Part 2: Pitfalls To Avoid When Overseeing an Accounting Investigation

In a previous blog, we covered some of the things companies need to do when conducting an investigation into an alleged wrongdoing anonymously reported by a whistleblower. Now, in Part 2, here are some of the don'ts.

Blogs August 10, 2017 Part 1: How Boards Can Effectively Oversee an Accounting Investigation

Whistleblower programs provide employees with a route to voice concerns while being protected from retaliation and safeguarding their anonymity. The following are key considerations for boards to consider in properly handling whistleblower complaint…