SEC Enforcement Targets Ineffective Controls – Who Else Is at Risk?

The Securities and Exchange Commission recently fined four companies for having ineffective internal controls. In its enforcement press release, the SEC told the four companies, Grupo Simec S.A.B. de C.V. [SIM: NYSE], Lifeway Foods [LWAY: Nasdaq], Digital Turbine [APPS: Nasdaq] … Continue reading

Kingsway Financial Services, Inc. [KFS]: Extensive SEC Comment Letter Conversation Identifies Accounting Errors

Kingsway Financial Services, Inc. [KFS] was forced to restate financial statements to correct revenue recognition errors related to adoption of ASC 606 and its effect on warranty subscriptions and commissions The restatement was triggered by a 15-letter comment letter conversation … Continue reading

Ollie’s Bargain Outlets’ Elimination of Critical Accounting Disclosure Draws SEC Attention

Retailer Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings, Inc. [OLLI] recently drew the SEC’s attention when the company said it would eliminate all of its critical accounting estimates. The SEC requires companies to make critical accounting disclosures when a firm must make judgment … Continue reading