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Year in review — 2017

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Jan 04, 2018

US GAAP Plus had another successful year in 2017, including 2.2 million page views. Thanks to all of our readers who have made our site’s fourth year such a success!

Our most popular pages remain our accounting standards summaries, but interest in our news, publications, resource pages, and collections continues to be high.

Our 10 most popular stories of 2017
  1. FASB simplifies measurement of goodwill impairment test (January).
  2. FASB amends certain topics on the basis of SEC staff announcements (January).
  3. FASB issues guidance on presentation of net periodic benefit cost (March).
  4. PCAOB adopts changes to the auditor’s report and proposes new requirements related to auditing accounting estimates and the use of specialists (June).
  5. FASB makes targeted improvements to hedge accounting requirements (August).
  6. FASB clarifies the definition of a business (January).
  7. FASB issues ASU amending certain SEC guidance (October).
  8. IASB finalizes amendments to IFRS 9 regarding prepayment features with negative compensation and modifications of financial liabilities (October).
  9. President Trump signs resolution eliminating SEC disclosure rule (February).
  10. IASB proposes minor amendments to IFRS 9 (April).
Our 10 most popular publications of 2017
  1. Heads Up — Internal control considerations related to adoption of the new revenue recognition standard (May).
  2. Heads Up — Frequently asked questions about the FASB’s new leases standard (April).
  3. Heads Up — Implementing the new revenue standard — How do your disclosures stack up? (June).
  4. SEC comment letters — Including industry insights (2017) (November).
  5. Heads Up — PCAOB adopts changes to the auditor’s report (June).
  6. A roadmap to applying the new revenue recognition standard (September).
  7. Heads Up — Forecasting revenue disclosures — Storm brewing? (February).
  8. A roadmap to the preparation of the statement of cash flows (2017 edition) (May).
  9. Heads Up — The new revenue standard — Are you still assessing the impact? (September).
  10. Heads Up — Adopting the new revenue standard — Where do companies stand? (April).

We hope you are enjoying a happy and safe New Year. We look forward to bringing you the latest financial reporting news in 2018.

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