Category: Corporate Governance

What Is an Accounting Consulting Firm?

Depending on the skills breadth of their consultants, accounting consulting firms can offer a wide range of services, to a wide range of companies (across industries and company sizes), or they may have a narrower niche or…

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It’s 10-K Filing Season – Are You Aware of All the New SEC Disclosure Requirements?

Before anyone gets excited and tries to pack away 2020 for good, there’s a bit of looking back left to do for public companies, as 10-K reporting becomes due. The forthcoming filing requirements have a twist this year: T…

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8 Lessons Learned from the 2019 Sarbanes-Oxley Season to Apply This Year

Now that the dust is settling on the 2019 financial reporting cycle, it is a great time to evaluate what went well and what you would change going forward in your Sarbanes-Oxley program. We surveyed our consultants and fou…

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Improving Your Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance Program: Make 2020 the Year

Complying with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act is always a complex and evolving process. It doesn’t matter whether your company has issued audited financial statements and management’s attestation of internal control effectiven…

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Beyond Financial Risks: Tapping the True Strategic Value of Internal Audit

How well do you know your business? Companies with a robust internal audit function have a strategic asset at their disposal, with access to perspectives about emerging risks and opportunities to help management make well-…

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5 Tips That Will Greatly Improve Your Year-End Close Process

It’s getting to be that time of year again—heading into the holiday season and looking forward to celebrating with friends and family, while trying to stay sane with all the frenzy that comes with the territory. There …

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How Corporate Governance Issues Tripped Up WeWork: A Wake-up Call to Startups

Boldness, skyrocketing growth, and claiming to be a tech company—for a time, WeWork had many of the signs of a typical Silicon Valley company. Except it’s based out of New York. It’s actually more of a real estate co…

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Sarbanes-Oxley Success: The Missing Piece Could Be Effective Communication

What you really don’t want in the midst of Sarbanes-Oxley compliance is any kind of sudden surprise. Getting caught off-guard in the middle of a compliance effort can slow things down considerably and create rifts within…

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