Audit committees, management and boards of directors of banks and securities firms must keep pace with changing regulations, from the rules created under the Dodd-Frank Act to accounting pronouncements.
Grant Thornton’s Banking & Securities Update series provides brief, need-to-know overviews of the major accounting, regulatory and tax issues facing the industry.
The Fall 2012 issue covers topics including:
The Spring 2012 issue covers the FASB’s proposed accounting guidance on consolidation; proposed rule regarding prohibitions and restrictions on proprietary trading; the identification of large trade reporting; and FINRA's new electronic filing requirement.
Grant Thornton LLP was among a select group of invitees in attendance at a recent conference held by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), where the topic focused around “The Future of Community Banking.” The event took a look at the role community banks play in the economy and the challenges and opportunities they face in the road ahead. The conference kicked off a series of initiatives the FDIC is rolling out to better understand the community bank sector, what separates them from the large institutions, and the impact that regulatory policy has on them.
This publication provides highlights of recent accounting and regulatory issues, new developments and best practices for broker-dealers from the SEC, Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) and the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB). Learn more about critical topics, including revisions to Rule 17a-5, Accounting for Financial Instruments and more.
This publication provides highlights of recent accounting and regulatory issues from the FASB, SEC, PCAOB, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (FRB) impacting the banking industry. Learn more about critical topics, including the state of the banking industry, SEC reporting issues, bank regulator updates, FASB developments and PCAOB updates.