News by Topic : Policy issues

  • 4/27/2016

    FASB Narrowing Business Combinations Guidance, Deloitte Partner Says

    Chris Dubrowski of Deloitte says Mortgage REITs watching FASB’s credit impairment rules.

  • 4/27/2016

    Last Year’s Partnership Provisions Creating Issues, Lawyer Says

    Stefan Tucker of Venable says new measures put burden of tax on partnerships, not partners.

  • 4/26/2016

    SEC Decision on Rule 144 Sales Will Save REITs Money, Lawyer Says

    Michael McTiernan of Hogan Lovells says REITs likely to wait for clawback rule guidance.

  • 4/22/2016

    PNLR Market Undergoing Transformation, Lawyer Says

    Rosemarie Thurston of Alston & Bird says new FINRA rules prompting innovation.

  • 4/21/2016

    Challenges in Housing Finance Industry, Consultant Says

    Anne Canfield of Canfield & Associates sees consensus building on GSE reform.

  • 4/21/2016

    New Financial Statements Provision Should Cover REITs, Lawyer Says

    Ettore Santucci of Goodwin Procter discusses the Americold case.

  • 4/20/2016

    New Partnership Audit Rules Complex for REITs, Lawyer Says

    Jennifer Weiss of Greenberg Traurig sees concern among public REITs regarding transaction safe harbor rules.

  • 4/19/2016

    REIT Governance Keeping Up with Influence of Institutional Shareholders, Hanks Says

    Governance specialist Jim Hanks of Venable says proxy access has become a major issue.

  • 4/19/2016

    FINRA Notice Impacting PNLR Fundraising, Analyst Says

    Ross Prindle of Duff & Phelps says Notice 15-02 brings greater transparency to share prices.

  • 4/19/2016

    4 Major Elements to Audit Quality, Advocate Says

    Catherine Nance of the Center for Audit Quality says audit deficiencies can be misleading.