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6 Ways to Improve Your Life Sciences Company’s Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance This Year

At every point along the business lifecycle, life sciences companies are on the fast track. They’re chasing after a new discovery or a new method of treatment, or actively anticipating approval to commercialize their latest product. The many compliance requirements they face threaten to slow them down. Fortunately, for publicly traded life sciences companies, Sarbanes-Oxley […]

25 reasons to celebrate 25 great years

As finance aces, we naturally love numbers. We’re turning 25 this week, so thought we’d share 25 things that make RoseRyan special. It’s been quite an incredible journey since CEO Kathy Ryan started our consulting firm in 1993 with colleague Sue Macias. And now, with more than 800 clients under our belt, and close to […]

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Implementing the new revenue recognition standard—5 lessons learned from the front lines

“Overwhelming” is an understatement when talking about implementing the new revenue recognition standard. A huge amount of effort is needed, as the public companies that first adopted the new rules quickly discovered—many were caught off guard with the work involved. Their experience is your gain: Privately held companies now preparing to implement the standard could […]

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Getting ready for your first audit: what every small business should know

We can see the sweat from here. Your small business is up for its first-ever audit, and you’re concerned about how long the process will take, keeping cost down, and—above all—getting a clean opinion. It’s natural to be concerned. We have helped many companies—from small businesses to going-public and already public companies—set up for the […]

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Technical accounting pros who love the tough stuff join the dream team

Tough-to-find talent has found their way to RoseRyan. Three accounting whizzes join our Technical Accounting Group (TAG), deepening our bench strength to handle the tricky transactions and evolving accounting matters affecting fast-moving companies. It’s an especially busy time as companies need specialized expertise to make sense of the new revenue recognition rules, the new lease […]