• Service: Audit, Advisory, Tax
  • Industry: Energy & Natural Resources, Financial Services, Insurance, Investment Management, Capital Markets, Banking
  • Type: White paper
  • Date: 9/9/2011

Dodd-Frank Act – Could there be accounting consequences? 

The Dodd-Frank Act contains numerous provisions intended to strengthen corporate accountability that will affect all US public and many private companies. Among the provisions that are of immediate concern are those dealing with asset-backed securities, required disclosures relating to executive compensation, incentive compensation claw back requirements under certain conditions, and OTC derivatives. Many of these also require new reporting practices or reports. This publication is offered not only as a reminder of some key aspects of the accounting and reporting implications of Dodd-Frank, but also as a starting point for a conversation about ways to evaluate and address possible vulnerabilities and risks facing these businesses.

This twelve-page document highlights questions you should be asking….

  • Does my organization understand the new provisions and laws of the Dodd-Frank Act and its implications?
  • What are some of the potential accounting and reporting implications of Dodd-Frank?

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