Sunday, October 23, 2011
The SEC announced that the inaugural roundtable in the Financial Reporting Series will be held on November 8. The purpose of the Financial Reporting Series is to proactively help identify risks and potential improvements in the financial information provided to investors. The inaugural roundtable will examine the extent to which financial reporting should include measurement uncertainties, and the information investors find important to understanding and assessing those uncertainties. The SEC released a briefing paper on the issue.