• End-of-year tax update for insurance organizations

    Understand the components in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), the additional guidance that has been released since its enactment, and the impact these changes have on insurance organizations by viewing this informative, on-demand webinar.
  • Clayton backs plan to reconsider quarterly reporting rules

    The SEC’s chairman supports the effort to rethink quarterly reporting rules and perhaps move public companies to a less frequent reporting cycle. The SEC added the issue to its regulatory agenda for 2019, largely at the behest of an August tweet from President Donald Trump that criticized the quarterly reporting regime for imposing a short-term mindset on senior executives at U.S. public companies.
  • Investor Advisory Group discusses implementation challenges with expanded audit reports

    Members of the PCAOB’s Investor Advisory Group (IAG) discussed the implementation challenges, particularly with the proper application of the critical audit matters (CAM) requirement, of the regulatory board’s expanded auditor reporting requirements. The rule represents a major change to the brief pass-fail auditor reports that have been in place for years.
  • Proposed rule offers summary prospectus for variable insurance contracts

    The SEC issued a proposal that would allow companies to use a summary prospectus and give investors key information about variable annuity and variable life insurance contracts in a concise and easily readable format. More detailed information about a variable contract would be available online and electronically or in paper format upon request.