Mohini Singh is director of financial reporting policy at CFA Institute. She represents membership interests regarding financial reporting and disclosure proposals issued by the FASB, the IASB, and others. Singh holds the Associate Chartered Accountant (ACA) designation.
The reasons behind possibly extending account alternatives to public companies are different from when those alternatives were extended to private companies, and they are not the right reasons. Read more
In support of the use of data in financial reporting, the SEC commissioner proposed creating a new office and task force to design a data strategy and reimagine how data is provided to investors. Read more
With its impressive findings, a 60% to 70% drop in filers’ errors, the DQC hopes more companies will use its validation rules to prevent or spot variations or errors in XBRL data filed with the SEC. Read more
FASB proposal concerns investors. Is too much gray area lost in shifting the threshold from not disclosing items that are clearly immaterial to only disclosing items that are clearly material? Read more
ESMA proposes a European Single Electronic Format (ESEF) for regulatory filings. ESEF is needed, but doesn’t go far enough. Can’t financial reports be in one place online and accessible by all? Read more