No matter where you fall on the political spectrum, it's fair to call the current state of the US economy uncertain. Some signals indicate we are heading towards an all-out trade war that could redirect the flow of capital and lead to sweeping changes in the regulatory landscape. Other signals indicate that things will continue to be business as usual.
In spite of the unknowns, it's clear that some changes are certain in the near-term. Accounting and finance departments can expect these new or forthcoming regulations to necessitate a major revision in policies and operations: