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Oversight of government sponsored enterprises" accounting practices

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

Oversight of government sponsored enterprises" accounting practices

hearing before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Eighth Congress, first session, on the role of a federal financial safety and soundness regulator, an approach to examining accounting practices, and controls over financial reporting, executive compensation, corporate governance, and legislative enhancements, July 17, 2003

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fannie Mae -- Accounting,
  • Freddie Mac (Firm) -- Accounting,
  • United States. -- Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight,
  • Government-sponsored enterprises -- United States -- Accounting

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesS. hrg -- 108-833
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 101 p. ;
    Number of Pages101
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15576510M
    ISBN 100160748666
    OCLC/WorldCa61145672


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Oversight of government sponsored enterprises' accounting practices: hearing before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Eighth Congress, first session, on the role of a federal financial safety and soundness regulator, an approach to examining accounting practices, and controls over financial reporting, executive compensation, corporate.

Congress chartered government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) to improve the workings of credit markets. This report briefly describes the nature of GSEs, their mixed governmental-private nature, the differences between GSEs and government agencies, and concerns about and supporting arguments for GSEs.

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House of Representatives, One. For more than a decade, it has. been ingrained within federal, state. and local government agencies that. the office of the chief financial officer.

(OCFO), and typically only the OCFO, is responsible for assessing internal. controls and risk management. An Overview of Governmental Accounting and Financial Reporting By Michael Genito Accounting Assembling (source documents) (legislative and oversight bodies), and those who lend or who participate in the lending process (investors and credi- Government Accounting Standards Board, GASB and the User Community.

GOVERNANCE OVERSIGHT ROLE OVER STATE OWNED ENTITIES (SOE’s) 1 PURPOSE The purpose of this document is to provide an overview of Government’s governance oversight over SOE’s. 2 SUMMARY Corporate governance embodies processes and systems by which SOE’s are directed, controlled and held to account.

Category (a) consists of GASB Statements and Interpretations and AICPA and Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) pronouncements that have been specifically made applicable to state and local governmental entities by GASB Statements or Interpretations (periodically incorporated in the Codification of Governmental Accounting and Financial Reporting Standards).

A Government Business Enterprises (GBE) is a Commonwealth entity or Commonwealth company that is prescribed by the rules (s8 of the PGPA Act). The Commonwealth Government Business Enterprises - Governance and Oversight Guidelines provide guidance on board and corporate governance, financial governance, and planning and reporting.

Meet The U.S. Comptroller General. Gene L. Dodaro is the eighth Comptroller General of the United States and head of GAO. As Comptroller General, Mr. Dodaro leads GAO and helps oversee the hundreds of reports and testimonies that GAO provides each year to various committees and individual Members of Congress.

Jul 17,  · Regulatory Oversight of Government Sponsored Enterprise Accounting Practices Date: Window Open in New Window. Topic. The Committee will meet in OPEN SESSION to conduct a hearing on Regulatory Oversight of Government Sponsored Enterprise Accounting Practices. Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight - Department of Housing and.

A state-owned enterprise (SOE) is a legal entity that is created by a government in order to partake in commercial activities on the government's behalf. It can be either wholly or partially owned by a government and is typically earmarked to participate in specific commercial activities.

A government-sponsored enterprise (GSE) is a type of financial services corporation created by the United States Congress. Their intended function is to enhance the flow of credit to targeted sectors of the economy, to make those segments of the capital market more efficient and transparent.

In Junethe GASB established new guidance that establishes a single approach to accounting for and reporting leases by state and local governments. The approach is based on the principle that leases are financings of the right to use an underlying asset.

Best Practices/Advisories GFOA Best Practices identify specific policies and procedures that contribute to improved government management. They aim to promote and facilitate positive change or recognize excellence rather than merely to codify current accepted practice.

office of Internal Oversight and Performance Assurance, which conducts internal examinations of the Board's programs and operations – using the same U.S. General Accounting Office ("GAO") Yellow Book standards that are used in performance reviews of government agencies –to help ensure efficiency, integrity and effectiveness in those.

Improving the Effectiveness of GSE Oversight: Legislative Proposals in the th Congress Summary Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, two of the largest government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs), were created to establish a secondary mortgage market in order to improve the distribution of capital available for home mortgage financing.

OVERSIGHT OF THE PUBLIC COMPANY ACCOUNTING OVERSIGHT BOARD Thursday, June 24, U.S. House of Representatives, Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Insurance and, Government Sponsored Enterprises Committee on Financial Services, Washington, D.C.

Let me state plainly that Fannie Mae's accounting was just wrong, and must be fixed properly. The stakes are too high to just forgive past sins. If any company, especially a government sponsored enterprise, is allowed to get away with this type of accounting misconduct, then no regulator can do its job and no investor is safe.

Apr 21,  · Serious concerns exist regarding the risk management practices and the federal oversight of the housing government-sponsored enterprises (GSE)--Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the Federal Home Loan Bank System (FHLBank System), which had combined obligations of $ trillion as.

Jan 16,  · The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (also known as the PCAOB) is a private-sector, nonprofit corporation created by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of to oversee accounting professionals who provide independent audit reports for publicly traded companies.

The PCAOB's responsibilities include the following. The Enron collapse: joint hearing before the Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Insurance, and Government Sponsored Enterprises and the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Seventh Congress.

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Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission. The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, which was created in the aftermath of the Enron and WorldCom scandals to police audit firms and to protect everyone who has a stake in the stock market, has proven a feckless enforcer of its own rules.

including government-sponsored enterprises and cost thousands of innocent employees their. Explanation: The Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight (OFHEO) ensures the safety and soundness and capital adequacy of two government sponsored enterprises (GSEs), Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

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(more) S. ; L. In late September OFHEO released a report critical of accounting and management practices at Fannie Mae, and that report was the subject of a hearing on October 6, by the House Financial. Sep 17,  · For years I have been concerned about the regulatory structure that governs Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac–known as Government-sponsored entities or GSEs–and the sheer magnitude of these companies and the role they play in the housing market.

OFHEO’s report this week does nothing to ease these concerns. In fact, the report does quite the. A) SEA reporting provides more complete information about a government entity's performance than can be provided by the basic financial statements.

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The Free Enterprise Fund, a non-profit organization, brought suit challenging the constitutionality of Title I of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. It alleged that the creation of the Public Company Oversight Board (the Board) by the Act violated the Appointments Clause because it deprived the President from exercising adequate control over the Board.

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Jul 17,  · “More transparency is needed before disaster strikes,” says Paige (Washington, D.C.) The Council for Citizens Against Government Waste (CCAGW) commended the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs for working to address Freddie Mac’s recent accounting problems and calling for increased scrutiny.

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COSO issued a supplement with detailed examples for applying principles from the ERM Framework to day-to-day practices. Free Enterprise Fund v. Public Company Accounting Oversight Board Case Brief - Rule of Law: The President cannot be prevented from removing a principal officer of the law, who will subsequently be prevented from removing an inferior officer of the law who enforces laws, because that prevents the President from ensuring that laws are faithfully executed.

Government Sponsored Enterprises The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) oversees a group of government-sponsored The Dodd-Frank Act created the interagency Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC) and Who Regulates Whom and How. An Overview of U.S.

Financial Regulatory Policy., Congress. Federal Reserve. A state-owned enterprise (SOE) is a business enterprise where the government or state has significant control through full, majority, or significant minority ownership.

Defining characteristics of SOEs are their distinct legal form and operation in commercial affairs and activities. The PCAOB protects investors by overseeing the audits of public companies, other issuers, and broker-dealers.

A US private-sector nonprofit created by Congress, the PCAOB. Government accountants also audit entities subject to other government regulations, such as businesses providing contract services to the government or organizations receiving government grant money.

The goals of federal, state or municipal government agencies when applying the principals of accounting are different from the private sector's.The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) is an independent federal agency created as the successor regulatory agency of the Federal Housing Finance Board (FHFB), the Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight (OFHEO), and the U.S.

Department of Housing and Urban Development government-sponsored enterprise mission team, absorbing the powers and regulatory authority of Agency executive: Mark A. Calabria, Director.COSO- provides thought leadership and guidance on enterprise risk management, internal control, and fraud deterrence.

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