Anatomy of a Short Attack
The current conditions of the COVID-19 pandemic have created a perfect storm for companies that are subject to an attack by short-sellers.
Chief Audit Execs: Internal Audit Can Do Better
CAEs say their function doesn't make adequate efforts in communicating with the board and management, among other shortcomings.
Corruption Is Costly — and Pervasive
An anticorruption survey from AlixPartners shows redoubled efforts at checking the rising tide of fraud and graft.
Internal Audit Losing Prestige, Survey Finds
Most internal auditors are slow to help employers prepare for major corporate “disruptions” like big regulatory changes and cyber attacks.
Wolters Kluwer Enters Performance Management Space
The provider of tax compliance and internal audit solutions acquires Tagetik, a vendor of corporate performance management software.
ComScore Gets Booted Over Delinquent Filings
The analytics company was delisted from the Nasdaq exchange after failing to submit SEC filings for almost a year.
The Rising Risk of Being CFO
The drive to combat corporate misconduct is making it a dangerous time to be a finance chief.
The Potentially Risky Job of CFO
The margin for error for finance chiefs continues to narrow as regulators strive to hold individuals responsible for companies’ misdeeds.
Internal Auditors Strain under Unethical Pressures
Many report repeated instances of being pressured to squash or alter valid audit findings.
Metric of the Month: Internal Audit Staff Size
Does internal audit adequately cover the scope of the audit plan and report findings in a timely way?
SEC Chair: Audit Quality Improving Since SOX
But Mary Jo White cautions that recent PCAOB inspections have found "significant deficiencies" and audit committees may be taking on too much work.