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A Final Look at Sarbanes-Oxley

Has Sarbanes-Oxley been a positive or negative regulation for our businesses? While the debate isn’t ending anytime soon, the impacts that SOX has made can be seen in innumerable situations.   393 more words

What Going Concern Opinions Mean For Investors and How FASB's Changes Affect Auditors

In the height of the recession, auditors’ opinions fluctuated with the economic conditions resulting in more and more going concern issue’s paragraphs being inserted into their opinions. 425 more words


Big Four Audit Firms Under Pressure

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I have worked with the largest US audit firms for decades. Over time, as Sarbanes-Oxley and Dodd-Frank legislation took hold, along with the creation of the PCAOB, increased stress on audit firms has been the result. 634 more words

Business Management

What is the PCAOB?

As a result of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, Congress established the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB), a private sector and non-profit organization which has oversight over the audits of publicly traded companies within the United States. 107 more words

Laws And Regulation

Has the PCAOB finally reached a compromise on naming audit engagement partners?

by Cydney Posner

The saga of the PCAOB and its proposals to require identification of the audit engagement partner continues.   Compliance Week reports, based on a newly published PCAOB standard-setting agenda, that the PCAOB is now considering issuance of a supplemental request for comment in connection with yet another proposed compromise on this issue. 444 more words


Chasing The Customer ... Retail Book Cook?

Tesco is a multi-billion dollar retailer located in Europe. It has been over a decade since Sarbanes-Oxley was signed into law in the U.S. … but in reviewing the Tesco article in the Wall Street Journal, it is probably a good time for anyone involved in finance, accounting, marketing and trade promotion in the U.S. 481 more words

Customer Data Marketing

Auditors and Audit Committees Should Review New PCAOB's Staff Audit Practice Alert on Auditing Revenue

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (Board or PCAOB) issued on September 9, 2014 a report regarding auditing revenue that should be reviewed by Auditors and Audit Committees of public companies. 3,973 more words

Kevin Cramer