FMN Accounting

FMN - 2018/December, Seg.1 - Making Financial Disclosures Simplified and Streamlined

Course Overview
The Securities and Exchange Commission recently reported that it is once again studying the frequency of financial reporting in order to promote a long-term focus among public companies and their investors. Harvey Pitt, the chief executive of Kalorama Partners, reminds us of why, when he served as SEC chairman, he advocated the notion of eliminating quarterly reporting in favor of providing more current information to investors and to the SEC.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successful completion of this segment, you should be able to:

  • Recognize the purpose of disclosure;
  • Identify the key characteristics of today’s
    financial reporting system;
  • Recognize Harvey Pitt’s perspectives on
    quarterly reporting; and
  • Identify the challenges brought about by today’s standard setting process.

Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation:

Work experience in financial reporting or accounting, or an introductory course in accounting.

Speaker / Author:

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Price (USD)

Standard: $69.90


Course Code : FMN1280-FM

Release Date : 12/11/2018
Expire Date : 07/13/2020
Credits :
CPE 2.00
QAS 2.00

Length : 1hr 40min
Course Level : Update
Course Type : Self-Study
Passing Grade : 70%
Format Type : eLearning
Mobile Compatible
Field Of Study : Accounting

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