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 May 07, 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
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
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
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 19, 2013
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 July 14, 2010
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 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 International Business, Accounting, Auditing and Tax Conference, June 23-24
The AICPA International Business, Accounting, Auditing and Tax Conference takes place June 23 - 24, 2010 at the JW Marriot, 1331 Pennsylvania Ave, N.W., Washington, D.C.
Published on June 18, 2010
Fair Value, Mark-to-Market Accounting
A collection of information on Fair Value, Mark-to-Market accounting including FAQs, comment letters, news and studies.
Published on October 01, 2010
AICPA Conference Examines Fair Value Measurement and Reporting Issues, June 6-8
AICPA Conference, June 6-8, 2012.
Published on June 04, 2012
AICPA Issues Statement on SEC Commitment to Move U.S. Toward International Financial Reporting Standards With New Work P...
...President and CEO Barry Melancon issued the following statement on the Securities and Exchange Commission’s endorsement today of a plan to work toward incorporation of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) in the U.S. financial reporting system
Published on March 12, 2010
AICPA Comments on Proposed FASB Standard to Improve Disclosure of Loss Reserves
The Financial Reporting Executive Committee of the AICPA has submitted to the FASB its comments on the FASB’s proposed standard Disclosures of Certain Loss Contingencies
Published on August 25, 2010
Implications of Upcoming SEC Decision on Global Accounting Standards to Be Focus of Conference
CPAs and other financial professionals can gather the latest intelligence about the move towards a set of common, global accounting standards next month at the AICPA/IFRS Foundation Conference on International Financial Reporting Standards: The North American Perspective
Published on September 14, 2011
Shaping the Future Lessons from Accounting Standards Leaders
The former Chairmen of the Canadian Accounting Standards Board (AcSB), Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) will be providing their valuable insight into strategic matters relating to financial reporting, past, present and...
Published on April 10, 2012