• Top 5 risks REITs face

    These days, managing risk and addressing regulatory and compliance requirements is a necessity across all industries, including real estate. From cyberattacks to managing third-party service providers, Baker Tilly partner, Monica Dalwadi, and senior manager, David Jamiolkowski, provide guidance on the top five risks every real estate investment trust (REIT) needs to be aware of.
  • Debate about role of sustainability information in IFRS continues

    The IASB is researching what it may do to help promote consistent environmental, sustainability and governance (ESG) information that companies increasingly report, largely on a voluntary basis. Its main advisory panel has given mixed feedback on how the board should proceed, but IASB Chairman Hans Hoogervorst said he is still convinced the international board needs to take action.
  • Rule to expand auditor’s report delayed again

    The PCAOB delayed finalizing a rule to expand the auditor's report and make it more useful for investors. All major board decisions have to be approved by the SEC and the PCAOB has been waiting for the Senate to confirm Jay Clayton to be the next SEC chairman.