News by Topic : Policy issues

  • 4/22/2014

    ISS Consultant Outlines Steps for REITs to Win Say-on-Pay Vote

    John Roe says internally managed REITs should benefit from new ISS guidance.

  • 4/17/2014

    Ramco-Gershenson Director on Pressing REIT Tax Issues

    Shari Thakady sees impermissible services as a growing issue for tax directors of REITs.

  • 4/16/2014

    Deloitte Analyst Sees Strong Interest in Non-traditional REITs

    Bob O’Brien says REITs focusing more on honing core strategies than mergers and acquisitions.

  • 4/15/2014

    Morrison Foerster Lawyer Sees REITs Narrowing Focus

    Morrison Foerster’s John Good says SEC continuing to examine financial metrics in REIT filings.

  • 4/10/2014

    EY Partner Reviews Recent PCAOB Developments

    Bob Lehman expresses concern about PCAOB proposals on auditor opinions, audit firm rotation.

  • 4/10/2014

    Study: TRIA Shielding Taxpayers from Billions in Loss Exposure

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    Senate legislation introduced to extend program beyond 2014.

  • 4/8/2014

    SEC Official Discusses Steps REITs Can Take to Minimize Requests

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    Cicely LaMothe encourages companies to talk to SEC first before filing on unique reporting issues.

  • 4/3/2014

    PwC Partner Pessimistic About Progress of Accounting Projects

    PwC's Tom Wilkin says he senses “convergence fatigue” in meetings between FASB, IASB.

  • 3/6/2014

    RAND Study Says TRIA Contributes to Improved National Security

    TRIA can improve pace of recovery efforts and make communities more resilient to future terrorism risk, study shows.

  • 2/28/2014

    NAREIT Chair Ron Havner Leads REITs onto Capitol Hill

    Public Storage CEO touts REIT investment as “good for America” and discusses three key industry legislative priorities.