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SEC Comment Letter Considerations, Including Industry Insights (2018)

A Roadmap to SEC Comment Letter Considerations, Including Industry Insights (2018)

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Deloitte's SEC Comment Letter series includes extracts of frequently issued SEC staff comments, additional analysis, and links to resources that are relevant to SEC filers. The 2018 edition features:
  • An update on the SEC’s priorities.
  • A summary of comment letter trends related to the top 10 topics of frequent comment in the 12-month period ended July 31, 2018.
  • Topics of focus related to disclosures associated with financial statement accounting, SEC reporting, initial public offerings, foreign private issuers, and industry-specific matters.
Appendix D of the Roadmap summarizes the changes made in the 2018 edition.