The automaker's latest writedown brings the total bill from its diesel emissions cheating scandal to more than $30 billion.
Freewheeling reporting rules on other comprehensive income set the stage for earnings management, researchers assert.
Microsoft adopts both the new revenue recognition and lease accounting standards early.
CFOs should ask tax execs about rate-cut surprises, sources of cash, and big capex investments.
"We have positioned the company to evaluate any potential strategic alternatives, including a sale," a Pandora director says.
The SEC says former finance executive Davd Pruitt improperly recognized $17.9 million in revenue from a contract with the U.S. Army.
The drugmaker says it incorrectly classified royalties from the best-selling Tysabri drug as an intangible asset rather than a financial asset.
The firm was accused of "extraordinary" negligence in approving the accounting treatment for MF Global's investments in European soveriegn debt.
The retailer warns its history of losses indicates "substantial doubt exists related to the company's ability to continue as a going concern.”
By the end of 2017, public companies will have to separate employee service costs from other pension cost components.