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PCAOB Issues 2019 Staff Inspections Outlook For Audit Committees As Part Of Its Outreach
As part of its transparency and outreach initiative to its stakeholders, the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB, or "Board") ...
United States
11 Apr 2019
Recommended Reading: Key Audit Matters: Unlocking The Secrets Of The Audit
This week we highlight a report by ACCA on the difference one year makes in auditor reporting standards since the IAASB's changes.
United States
5 Apr 2018
SEC Approves New PCAOB Auditing Report Standard
On October 23, 2017, the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") unanimously approved (the "Approval Release") the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board's ("PCAOB") proposal...
United States
13 Nov 2017
SEC Staff Issues New C&Dis Regarding Non-GAAP Measures In Business Combination Context
On October 17, 2017, the Staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued new Non-GAAP Financial Measures Compliance and Disclosure Interpretations...
United States
25 Oct 2017
Foreign Private Issuers May Begin Submitting Their Financial Statements In XBRL
On March 1, 2017, the SEC provided notice that the International Financial Reporting Standards taxonomy has been published on the SEC's website as provided for by the EDGAR Filer Manual.
United States
22 Mar 2017
SEC Proposes Amendments To Update And Simplify Certain Disclosure Requirements
The SEC is proposing to amend these outdated requirements with the intent of simplifying issuer compliance efforts.
United States
26 Jul 2016
HIPAA Audit Program Update—HHS OCR Moves Forward With Desk Audits
Even if your company was not selected in this wave of audits, more audits are coming, and even minor breaches can trigger regulatory scrutiny.
United States
15 Jul 2016
SEC Releases New And Updated Non-GAAP C&DIs
The Securities and Exchange Commission's Division of Corporation Finance recently released 12 new and updated Compliance & Disclosure Interpretations addressing the use of non-GAAP financial measures.
United States
25 May 2016
HHS Steps Up HIPAA Enforcement In 2016, Launching Phase 2 Of The HIPAA Audit Program And Announcing Additional Enforcement Actions
The HITECH Act requires OCR to perform periodic audits of both covered entities and their business associates for compliance with the Privacy, Security, and Breach Notification Rules adopted under HIPAA...
United States
4 Apr 2016
South American Airline Executive Settles With SEC Over Alleged Union Payoff
In early February, the SEC announced that Ignacio Cueto Plaza, the CEO of South America-based LAN airlines, agreed to pay a $75,000 penalty to settle alleged FCPA violations related to illicit payments made to a third-party consultant.
United States
9 Mar 2016
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