Canadian Controls – What is Disclosed and What is Not?

Let’s pretend for a second that Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX) does not exist; auditing requirements for controls are absent and legislation surrounding disclosures is significantly reduced. Would companies voluntarily report controls information? If so, how detailed would that information … Continue reading

Predicting Material Weakness

Audit Analytics has released a white paper, Predicting Material Weakness, which discusses how certain company events and disclosures—such as late filings, auditor changes, or CEO / CFO departures—can be used to predict the probability that the company will also have … Continue reading

Literature Review: “An Analysis and Taxonomy of Disclosure Controls and Procedures Effectiveness”

In a recent post, we discussed trends in Sarbanes-Oxley Act Section 302 Disclosure Controls and Procedures (“DC&P”, or “SOX 302”) filings, and highlighted some reasons why disclosure controls may be of interest to investors and stakeholders. In this post, we look at … Continue reading