Public Companies Section

Legislative and regulatory reforms have increased the compliance burden and level of scrutiny on public companies. To help our members meet these challenges, OSCPA is launching a Public Company Special Interest Section. Members will get the latest developments on public company requirements from the SEC, FASB and Congress, among others, and find out the developing issues that public company CPAs need to know.

Public Companies section news

  • FPIs using IFRS get break from SEC

    Oct 04, 2013
    Foreign private issuers (FPIs) that prepare their financial statements in accordance with IFRS are not required to submit interactive data files to the SEC.
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  • PCAOB Investor Advisory Group to meet Oct. 16

    Oct 04, 2013
    The PCAOB will hold a meeting of its Investor Advisory Group on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013.
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  • Another retreat? Don’t revisit the mission statement

    Oct 01, 2013
    In my line of work, I facilitate a lot of sessions dealing with a CPA firm’s mission statement. It is often an in-depth, painful struggle with words, and in the end the mission ends up sounding like almost every other CPA firm mission statement.
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  • When shareholders speak, boards listen

    Sep 27, 2013
    After two years of expressing their views on executive pay, shareholders have made their feelings known: they have no problem approving generous compensation packages, but only when they’re getting a piece of the action. When a company’s stock falls, so does shareholders’ generosity.
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  • SEC decides in split vote to propose executive pay ratio rule

    Sep 20, 2013
    The SEC voted 3-2 on Wednesday to propose regulations that would require the disclosure of the median annual total compensation of all employees and the ratio of that median to the annual total compensation of the company's chief executive officer as mandated by Section 953(b) of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.
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  • G-20 vows crackdown on bribery and corruption

    Sep 13, 2013
    Leaders of the G-20 Summit are forging an alliance to share information and improve international collaboration to fight bribery and corruption, which is likely to significantly intensify the anti-corruption enforcement environment for multinational companies.
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DATES Annual membership runs May 1, 2013 – April 30, 2014
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