Internal Control Weaknesses Following an IPO

Private companies must undertake certain regulatory obligations in order to conduct an Initial Public Offering (IPO). In addition to preparing financial statements and complying with appropriate accounting standards, a company considering going public must also assess their system of Internal … Continue reading

ICFR Weakness as a Risk Factor – Similarities in Companies with Ineffective Controls

Note: A version of this article was first available to subscribers of Accounting Quality Insights by Audit Analytics on Bloomberg, Eikon, FactSet, and S&P Global. Recently we reviewed four companies fined by the Securities and Exchange Commission on January 29, 2019, … 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