Seventeen Year Review of Audit Fee and Non-Audit Fee Trends

Audit Analytics has released its annual audit fees report, Seventeen Year Review of Audit Fee and Non-Audit Fee Trends, which focuses on the audit and non-audit fees paid and disclosed by accelerated and large accelerated filers over a seventeen-year period. A … Continue reading

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

Accounting and Auditing Enforcement Releases (AAERs): Q1 and Q2 of 2019

An extended version of this article was first available to subscribers of Accounting Quality Insights by Audit Analytics on Bloomberg, Refinitiv Eikon, FactSet, and S&P Global. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) provides a list of certain enforcement actions related … Continue reading

Pros and Cons of Using Non-GAAP Metrics for Executive Compensation, Including ESG Considerations

This article was first available to subscribers of Accounting Quality Insights by Audit Analytics on Bloomberg, Eikon, FactSet, and S&P Global. There has been considerable debate about companies that use non-GAAP metrics for executive compensation and whether these firms are … Continue reading