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The Truth About SAS 70
CFOs who put too much trust in this high-profile report may be putting their companies at risk. September 1, 2010
So Much for "Death by Committee"
Audit committees have expanded their scope, and new rules may force them to broaden it even further. September 1, 2010
Fees Still Falling, but Not as Dramatically
The latest analysis of audit fees shows continued good news for most companies, but not all. September 1, 2010
Cloudy Future for GAAP
Robert Herz's retirement and the need for FASB to replace him as well as add two new members will likely delay significant changes to U.S. accounting rules. August 31, 2010
Finance Execs React to Herz's Retirement
The FASB chairman's startling announcement has CFOs concerned, but they aren't adjusting their plans for dealing with pending changes to accounting rules. August 26, 2010
IFRS North of the Border
Canadian companies offer a preview of what it's like to switch to international accounting standards as their January 1, 2011, adoption deadline nears. August 25, 2010
Auditors Can More Easily Dispute PCAOB Findings
A new SEC rule outlines how accounting firms can challenge the defects their watchdog wants to share with the public. August 11, 2010
PCAOB Ups Auditors' Double-Checking Duties
A proposed rule would expand the types of accounts that audit firms need to verify with a third party. July 16, 2010
Major Accounting Changes: When Will They Hit?
Standard-setters recently reshuffled their priority list for accounting convergence. Here's the new schedule. July 13, 2010
To 404(b), or Not to 404(b)?
Small companies will soon learn whether they will have to comply with Sarbox's requirement to get an auditor's sign-off on internal controls. July 12, 2010