Archive for SEC SmartBlogs
The U.S. is on the right track with the Financial Accounting Standards Board’s expected-loss model, Tim Bush of Pensions and Investment Research Consultants writes in Financial News: “It is time for the [International Accounting Standards Board] to match the lead taken by the US and deliver accounting rules which help, not hinder, the accurate reflection of the recoverable amount of loans.[…] Continue Reading »
“I’ve been delighted today to see a lot of optimism, but we don’t want to neglect the fact that a lot of businesses have been hit hard” by the recession and decreased access to capital, National Association of Women Business Owners President and CEO Diane Tomb said during a panel session on capital access at America’s Small Business Summit in Washington, D.C.[…] Continue Reading »
A collection of opinion and analysis pieces from the past week …
The Wall Street Journal weighs in — with a full dose of sarcasm — on the Securities and Exchange Commission’s move to reform the money market mutual fund industry: “Alert the videographers at National Geographic. A rare species has been sighted inhabiting the monuments of Washington, D.C.[…] Continue Reading »
It’s all in this week’s top five most-clicked links in SmartBrief for CFOs:
Panelists tasked with dissecting the impact of the Dodd-Frank Act at the Futures & Options Expo touched on topics including position limits, margins, swaps dealers and clearing, but the one topic that kept creeping back into the conversation was regulatory arbitrage.
Regulatory arbitrage has long been on the minds of market participants worried that liquidity would shift to countries with the lightest regulatory regime.[…] Continue Reading »