The mission of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is to protect investors, maintain fair, orderly, and efficient markets, and facilitate capital formation.
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Form 8-K is a broad SEC form used to share specified events with shareholders. But it’s not always clear when it’s required. Listen in to the first episode below as host Heather Horn is joined by Wayne Carnell to discuss the requirements for this type of filing. Additional podcast episodes cover SEC comment letter trends, Non-GAAP disclosures, and changes to SEC transaction disclosures.
See the SEC's website for a complete list of all outstanding proposed rules.
SEC - 7/01/2019
The SEC's Division of Corporation Finance has published an updated version of Financial Reporting Manual. The manual serves as an internal, informal reference document to provide general guidance to SEC staff when reviewing for compliance with SEC reporting rules. Though nonauthoritative, the manual is a helpful source for companies and auditors to refer to for general information on SEC reporting matters. The manual covers a variety of topics such as financial statement requirements, pro forma information, non-GAAP measures, and MD&A, to name a few.
For a complete list of speeches and other public statements by the Chairman, Commissioners, and staff of the SEC, which cover a wide range of topics concerning the state of the markets and the Commission's regulatory agenda, visit the SEC’s website.