Risk of Internal Controls Failures

Companies are required to maintain and assess the effectiveness of Internal Controls over Financial Reporting (ICFR). Accelerated Filers are required to provide an audit report on the effectiveness of ICFR. For Non-Accelerated Filers, only a management assessment is required. The … Continue reading

Warning Signs Leading to Securities Litigation

Over the past 10 years, major drivers behind securities litigation were either financial restatements and misrepresentations or significant corporate events (such as IPOs and M&A activity). Material restatements are very likely to trigger a legal action. Yet, the key question that … Continue reading