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Does Mass. Law Force Sarbox on Nonprofits?
A Massachusetts health-care workers' union claims that a state law requires nonprofit organizations to adhere to the Sarbanes-Oxley Act provisions. February 8, 2008
Grant Thornton: U.K. Companies Slack on Filings
IFRS and a lack of intellectual capital are to blame, according to the auditor. February 5, 2008
Paying More for 404
A recent study on the costs of Section 404 compliance for small companies was woefully understated, observers agree. January 29, 2008
Sarbox Stings Small Biz, but How Much?
RAND Corp. study shows "empirical evidence" of steeper relative costs, stock impact, and flight from public markets after 404, but calls the findings "qualified." January 29, 2008
A Call for Tougher SEC Action on Comp
Financial analysts at the CFA Institute's Centre for Financial Market Integrity, upset with corporate dodging of executive-pay reporting requirements, recommend tightening in 10 areas. January 4, 2008
The Emergence of Convergence
The effort to combine governance, risk, and compliance into a single software platform marches on. January 1, 2008
CFOs need to be smart about overseas operations - or risk paying a heavy price. January 1, 2008
The Storm over a Corporate Pay Study
Compensation consultants attack The Corporate Library's report on their business. But despite its shortcomings, the report is a first step in looking at the relationship between those firms and the size of executive pay. December 20, 2007
XBRL: What You Don't Know Can Hurt You
As a draft version of the SEC-favored interactive financial-statement language comes up for review, experts say it's time to get wise to it. November 20, 2007
Is a Restatement a CFO’s Kiss of Death?
Study by U. of Alabama professors finds a far higher turnover rate among restating finance chiefs than among those who don’t restate. But how much higher? November 19, 2007