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FASB Proposes Last-Minute Change to Lease Accounting Rules

July 22, 2021

On June 16, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued a proposal that would enable private companies to have a more flexible approach when using a discount rate to measure lease liabilities. The discount rate directly impacts the lease liability that companies record on their balance sheets, and the proposed tweak would be a helpful simplification....
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DLA, LLC Announces 2021 Mid-Year Promotions

June 30, 2021

DLA, LLC (“DLA”), an Internal Audit, Accounting & Corporate Finance Advisory Firm headquartered in the New York Metro area, is excited to announce the promotion of several employees. “Our culture is to promote from within,” stated Founder & CEO David Landau. “Each of these employees have shown hard work, dedication, and commitment to our clients, and we are proud to have them on our team. I have no doubt that they will continue to excel and exceed our expectations in their new roles.” ...
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    Phil Ramacca, CPA

    Phil Ramacca is the President & COO of DLA, LLC. Phil has over 30 years of broad business experience, with extensive audit experience relating to real estate and asset management companies. Phil has worked extensively with all of DLA’s real estate clients, including REITs, REOCs, and Private Equity firms, and serves as the Lead Client Service Partner for numerous real estate clients.

    Phil has worked with dozens of companies to initially comply with SOX requirements and maintain that compliance is ongoing. Phil has extensive audit experience in all categories of real estate and has performed in-depth reviews of the operations of joint venture partners, third-party managed properties, self-managed properties, and hotels. Phil works closely with senior management and his responsibilities include coordinating client engagements; post engagement discussions with client executives; recognizing, researching and resolving technical accounting and auditing issues; consulting on business combinations; and assisting clients negotiating debt agreements.

    Prior Work Experience

    Newsday
    Ernst & Young

    Education, Certifications & Affiliations

    Long Island University, CW Post – B.S. in Accounting

    Contact Information

    Address: 55 Lane Road, Suite 310 Fairfield, NJ 07004
    Phone: (973) 575-1565
    Fax: (973) 575-1615
    Email: Phil.Ramacca@dlallc.com