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CAQ Public Policy and Technical Alert, November 2016

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

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Each month, the CAQ Public Policy and Technical Alert highlights and examines regulatory, standard-setting, legislative, and broader financial reporting developments impacting the public company audit profession. Please note that this alert is intended as general information and should not be relied upon as being definitive or all-inclusive. The CAQ encourages member firms to refer to the rules, standards, guidance, and other resources in their entirety.

In this issue:

  • SEC Chair Mary Jo White announces departure
  • SEC names Wesley R. Bricker as Chief Accountant
  • SEC names Marc A. Panucci as Deputy Chief Accountant
  • SEC updates Financial Reporting Manual
  • SEC updates C&DIs
  • FAF reappoints Golden as FASB chair, names two new Board members
  • FASB releases new, proposed ASUs
  • FASB issues proposed Taxonomy Implementation Guides
  • IASB publishes five-year work plan
  • CAQ issues 2016 Audit Committee Transparency Barometer
  • CAQ issues highlights of SEC Regulations Committee’s September 2016 meeting
  • CAQ issues new ‘Profession in Focus’ video
  • Upcoming Events