Dodd-Frank: The Accounting Implications

Jim Low, FS Audit Partner / Leader Americas FS Center of Excellence, KPMG LLP (US) Signed into law in July 2010, the Dodd-Frank Act places regulation of the financial industry in the hands of the federal government. With its overarching goals of promoting the financial stability of the United States through improved accountability and transparency, [...]

Is ‘Say on Pay’ Here to Stay or Just Another U.S. Political Issue that Has No Legs?

By Lowell Williams, EquaTerra General Counsel and recognized HR expert The last twenty years have seen a stark mercenary influence at the top of major corporations, and the liquidity crisis has shined an ugly populist political spotlight on the issue. Armed with TARP power, Washington’s new pay czar has two problems, neither one of which [...]