Securities and Exchange Commission
L3 Technologies Settles $1.6M Revenue Recognition Case
The SEC also accused the company of failing to maintain adequate internal controls after employees reported their concerns to the ethics board.
In Accounting Swan Song, SEC’s White Urges Convergence
Outgoing SEC Commissioner Mary Jo White encourages FASB and IASB to continue collaboration.
First Penalty for Retaliation vs. Internal-only Whistleblower
SandRidge Energy fired an employee who raised concerns over the company's calculation of its reserves, the SEC charged.
NeuStar Agrees to Pay $180,000 Whistleblower Penalty
The Virginia-based company settled allegations stemming from non-disparagement clauses that impeded employees from communicating with the SEC.
The Rising Risk of Being CFO
The drive to combat corporate misconduct is making it a dangerous time to be a finance chief.
Non-GAAP metrics help tell the story of a company’s performance. But is their increasing prevalence rendering the official earnings numbers less relevant?
Equidate Settles with SEC Over Sale of Pre-IPO Securities
Equidate, a private-company share marketplace, failed to register security-based swaps that it sold to shareholders in pre-IPO companies.
PCAOB Chair Goes on the Defensive
The Republican electoral wins pose an added threat to the tenure of PCAOB Chair James Doty.
SEC Comment Letters Spur Corporate Tax Compliance
Close to 500 firms that received a comment letter regarding tax disclosures increased their provision for income taxes the following year.
Energy Services Vendor, Execs, Settle SEC Fraud Case
The energy services provider and four executives allegedly booked $20 million in improper revenue over a two-year period.
SEC Hit Record Enforcement Highs in 2016
The SEC broke records for single-year enforcement actions filed and total dollars gained from forfeitures.