Audit Firm Membership in Associations, Networks, and Alliances

Small Audit Firm Membership in Associations, Networks, and Alliances: Implications for Audit Quality and Audit Fees, an academic paper written by Kenneth L. Bills, Lauren M. Cunningham, and Linda A. Myers, examines membership in networks and alliances. The authors find evidence that smaller … Continue reading

Walmart Reports Material Weakness

In a 10-Q filed yesterday, September 9th, Walmart disclosed a significant deficiency that rose to the level of material weakness in its SOX Section 302 Disclosure Controls and Procedures assessment. The deficiency related to the company’s application of lease accounting. According to … Continue reading