The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board today approved a new auditor reporting standard aimed at providing more relevant information to investors.
Author Michael Gullette
CECL represents not just a change to bank accounting but to how all banks manage their businesses.
Here it comes! ABA’s Mike Gullette on FASB’s long-expected final Current Expected Credit Loss standard for impairment of loans and debt securities.
With FASB’s recent announcement of a 2019 effective date for their CECL impairment accounting standard, Fintellix Solutions and Ardmore Banking Advisors have released a white paper: “Effective CECL Adoption Timelines Confirmed: Expected Cost of Implementation.”
During a conference call yesterday with more than 3,000 participants, Federal Reserve Board staff indicated that the Financial Accounting Standards Board’s new model for impairment accounting — current expected credit loss, which is expected to be finalized in January and effective no earlier than 2018 — is not a tweak to existing accounting, but rather a fundamental change to bank accounting.
ABA recently urged the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board to emphasize enforcement of current audit requirements relating to the work of specialists, rather than creating new auditing standards.
ABA yesterday warned the Financial Accounting Standards Board that a proposed change in accounting for stock options will subject a company’s earnings to the volatility of its stock price.
As if audit committees (ACs) don’t have enough to worry about in the post Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) era, the SEC is inviting comments on a concept release paper that proposes various additional disclosures for them.
The Financial Accounting Standards Board’s latest effort to simplify accounting standards focuses on expenses related to stock option compensation. At first, the proposal appears very encouraging: companies will have the option to account for forfeitures as the options expire – that can make things easier.