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FASB Disclosure Project Crawls Forward
FASB is making progress on a project that will likely reduce the number of notes companies include in their financial statements. April 25, 2012
Chesapeake Energy Case: Auditors Must Dive Deeper Into Pay
The lack of disclosure at Chesapeake indicates it's time to force auditors to use a microscope on executive compensation. April 20, 2012
Auditors "Monkeying Around with Documents," Top PCAOB Cop Says
The agency's probes are being hamstrung by non-cooperation, the oversight board's enforcement chief contends. April 19, 2012
Do Your Internal Auditors Have the Right Skills?
Companies are looking beyond accounting backgrounds to professionals who have data-mining and analytical expertise. April 19, 2012
Are Your Employees Committing Fraud?
There's a good chance fraud may be occurring under your nose. How to get better at preventing it from happening on your watch. April 19, 2012
Averting Revenue-Recognition Angst
FASB and the IASB seek to allay worries over new rules for booking revenue. April 15, 2012
MF Global's Inscrutable Accounting Error
The securities dealer's finance department and its regulators were busy looking for a mysterious reporting glitch during the company's final days – one they never found. April 3, 2012
Auditor Rotation: an Example of "Mission Creep"?
Congress puts pressure on the PCAOB to drop any plan for requiring companies to switch accounting firms. March 28, 2012
I'll Take Any New Regulation, Just Not This One
Critics of an auditor-rotation proposal suggest alternatives for improving audit quality, including proposals already on the PCAOB's plate. March 22, 2012
FASB Insists on Tax Rule Hated by CFOs
FIN 48, the standard governing uncertain tax positions, won't go through the board–s rulemaking process again. March 21, 2012