Blue Ribbon Panel Addressing Standards Weighs GAAP With Exceptions And A Separate Standards Board
A majority of the blue ribbon panel addressing how U.S. accounting standards can best meet the needs of users of private company financial statements believe there is a need for a new standard-setting model that follows Generally Accepted Accounting Practices...
Published on October 08, 2010
International Accounting Standards Board Chairman Sir David Tweedie Addresses AICPA Governing Council
Sir David Tweedie, the chairman of the International Accounting Standards Board, speaking to the AICPA spring Council meeting, said the move to global accounting standards is a key element of the global financial reform agenda and long-term benefits...
Published on May 25, 2010
Recent Changes to Professional Standards Literature Effective Dec. 15
As the Dec. 15 effective date of several new standards rapidly approaches, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants is providing accountants with an updated source containing all current AICPA standards so they can stay up to date on...
Published on December 09, 2010
Arleen Thomas, AICPA Senior Vice President - Member Competency & Development, speaks about accounting standards for priv...
...Arleen Thomas, AICPA Senior Vice President - Member Competency & Development, discusses how accounting standards can best meet the needs of U.S. users of private company financial statements and the creation of the Blue Ribbon Panel to provide recommen
Published on April 14, 2010
AICPA Modernizes Non-Audit Standards for Accountants in Public Practice
SSARS No. 21 represents the AICPA’s Accounting and Review Services Committee’s (ARSC) efforts to clarify and revise the standards for members in public practice who perform reviews, compilations, and engagements to prepare financial statements
Published on October 21, 2014
AICPA Accounting Standards Executive Committee Letter to FASB
The Accounting Standards Executive Committee (AcSEC) of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) has reviewed the proposed FASB Staff Position (FSP) FAS 157-d, Determining the Fair Value of a...
Published on September 09, 2010
AICPA Accounting Standards Executive Committee Issues Letter to FASB on Fair Value for Financial Instruments
Given the ongoing efforts of the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and the International Accounting Standards Board on this topic, AcSEC decided to offer its views to the FASB even though the FASB has not yet issued a...
Published on January 19, 2010
Ex-FASB Chair Robert Herz Examines Financial Reporting Challenges in New Book
Former Financial Accounting Standards Board Chairman Robert Herz writes about standard setting and financial reporting challenges of the past decade
Published on April 18, 2013
AICPA Governmental Accounting and Auditing Update Conference
...Review of GASB Pension Standards Economic Outlook for Federal, State and Local Governments Analysis of New Yellow Book and Related Auditor Independence Changes Updates from OMB, GAO, GASB and FASAB You are invited to...
Published on August 13, 2012
AICPA Reacts to PCAOBs Standards for Audits of Broker-Dealers
Statement by Barry C. Melancon, CPA, CGMA, president and CEO of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA), in response to the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board’s (PCAOB) action related to audits of broker-dealers:
Published on October 10, 2013