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SEC comments on leasing expected this year-end

Tammy Whitehouse | November 21, 2017

If regulatory posturing on revenue recognition is any indicator, companies can expect the Securities and Exchange Commission to begin scrutinizing disclosures about the pending new lease accounting requirements at this year end.

Financial Executives International studied comment letters issued by the SEC as companies prepared for the revenue recognition standard and found a handful that focused specifically on disclosures under Staff Accounting Bulletin No. 74, which requires companies to explain to investors what they can expect in future filings when a company adopts a new...

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