Accountancy Europe Makes Recommendations to Strengthen Going Concern Reporting

In the past few years, the EU has been hit with several high-profile corporate failures and collapses: Carillion, Thomas Cook, Patisserie Valerie. Corporate failure affects not only the related shareholders, but also the confidence the public has in the sustainability … Continue reading

Pledged Securities in SPACs Pose Double Risk

Pledging securities, when a beneficial owner pledges their company shares as collateral, poses significant risks to corporate governance and share price. This risk is heightened when securities related to a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) investment are pledged, due to … Continue reading

A Closer Look into Human Capital Management Disclosures

In 2017, the Human Capital Management Coalition petitioned the SEC to expand disclosures surrounding the human capital management policies, practices, and performance. In response to this request, after significant discussion, the SEC amended Regulation S-K Item 101(c) and required disclosure of … Continue reading