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Sourcing SOX Compliance Costs: Fewer Controls, More Scrutiny

By Nichole Minice, Managing Director
Internal Audit and Financial Advisory

In a recent post recapping our webinar on rising SOX compliance costs, we cited increased external auditor scrutiny of “information produced by entity” (IPE), or electronic audit evidence, as contributing significantly to the increase in costs, with the testing and validation of IPE requiring almost twice the eight-hour average time required to test other internal controls. 521 more words

Internal Audit

US Indexes; Big Picture Monthly Views

It’s time again for the big picture perspective views on some key US indexes.

Dow is still on the breadth thrust script (i.e. potential manic upside/ending action). 171 more words

Stock Market, US

Market Thoughts - August 14th, 2016

It’s tough to find one positive thing about the world today, even the economy (despite what politicians and the Fed will have you believe). With all the negative news, especially a new attack of some sort every day, the market barely budges. 665 more words


SOX Compliance – Unpacking the Results From Our Survey

By Brian Christensen, Managing Director
Internal Audit Practice Global Leader

Organizations spent significantly more time and money on Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance in 2015 than in the previous year – costs hovered at just over $1 million on average. 843 more words

Internal Audit

With Matt Duffy Trade, Could San Francisco and "Panda" Reunite?

As we all know, the trade deadline is past year has come and gone. One of the trades that was made was the San Francisco Giants acquiring starter Matt Moore in exchange for infielder Matt Duffy and a couple of low-level prospects. 614 more words

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