News by Topic : Policy issues

  • 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

    Cicely LaMothe

    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.

  • 2/26/2014

    CIAT Urges Senate Banking to Extend Terrorism Risk Insurance Act

    W. Edward Walter

    Legislation expiring at the end of 2014 is considered vital to the U.S. economy and lack of clarity is expected to slow the pace of new financing.

  • 1/29/2014

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  • 1/22/2014

    EPA's Energy Star Program Looks to Next Phase in Sustainability

    EPA senior advisor Cindy Jacobs says water, waste efficiency next areas of focus.

  • 1/9/2014

    Analysis: 2014 Looking Up for REITs

    Matt Slepin of Terra Search Partners on the outlook for REITs and commercial real estate in 2014.