Public vs. Private Companies: When Should Different Accounting Rules Apply?

April 16, 2018

By Scott Levy, CPA Small private companies often criticize the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) for writing overly complex standards that focus on the needs of stakeholders in large public companies rather than “Main Street” businesses. Here’s how the FASB has … read more

Compliance Newsflash – April 11, 2018

April 11, 2018

DLA is committed to keeping our clients and friends updated on relevant news and topics in the industry by distributing a weekly Compliance Newsflash. We hope this provides you with helpful and insightful information for you and your firm! Join … read more

Internal Control Testing: What Role Does Sampling Play?

April 6, 2018

By Scott Levy, CPA Auditors must test the effectiveness of internal controls before signing off on your financial statements. But it’s impossible to analyze every transaction that’s posted to the general ledger, due to time and budget constraints. Instead, auditors select … read more

Compliance Newsflash – April 4, 2018

April 4, 2018

DLA is committed to keeping our clients and friends updated on relevant news and topics in the industry by distributing a weekly Compliance Newsflash. We hope this provides you with helpful and insightful information for you and your firm! Join … read more

Learn the Warning Signs of Earnings “Spin”

April 2, 2018

By Scott Levy, CPA Management wants to paint the rosiest possible picture of a company’s financial performance. But aggressive earnings management, or “spin,” can mislead investors and lenders. Here are some ways U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) can be manipulated … read more

Compliance Newsflash – March 28, 2018

March 28, 2018

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Fair Value Returns to the Spotlight

March 27, 2018

By Scott Levy, CPA In December 2015, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) released a proposal intended to improve financial statement disclosures about the estimates used to determine the fair values of assets and liabilities. After an almost two-year lull, the … read more

Performing an Audit in Accordance With Both U.S. GAAS and PCAOB Standards

March 23, 2018

By Scott Levy, CPA The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) has issued Interpretation No. 4, Reporting on Audits Conducted in Accordance With Auditing Standards Generally Accepted in the United States of America and the Standards of the PCAOB, of … read more

David Landau & Associates, LLC changes its name to DLA, LLC

March 22, 2018

Dear Valued Clients, Colleagues, and Business Partners, We are excited to announce that effective March 22, 2018, the firm has formally changed its name from David Landau & Associates, LLC, to DLA, LLC (“DLA”). The new company name reflects our … read more

Compliance Newsflash – March 21, 2018

March 21, 2018

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