2018 Financial Restatements Review

The annual Audit Analytics report on financial restatement trends is now available. This report provides a detailed analysis and comparison of trends in financial restatements over an eighteen-year period. When looking at restatements, we categorize them by two levels: reissuance restatements and revision restatements. Reissuance restatements, sometimes … Continue reading

Reasons for an Amended 10-K: 2018

Form 10-K, an annual report filed by US-based public registrants, is the most comprehensive source of information regarding a company’s financials and its underlying business. These reports are thoroughly scrutinized by investors and other users, which explains why they need … Continue reading

Long-Term Capital Market Consequences of Financial Restatements

Key Findings Computing the cumulative average abnormal return (CAAR) to document market reaction after a financial restatement, we found no significant abnormal returns in either the first 30-day window following the date of restated financials or after a 90-day window for … Continue reading