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Privacy & Information Security Law Blog: BayLDA Publishes Review On Audits
On November 7, 2018, the Data Protection Authority of Bavaria for the Private Sector (the "BayLDA") issued a press release describing audits completed and pending in Bavaria since the EU General...
United States
14 Nov 2018
SEC Issues Report On Cybersecurity Internal Controls
On October 16, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued a report of investigation entitled "Certain Cyber-Related Frauds Perpetrated Against Public Companies and Related Internal...
United States
12 Nov 2018
C-Suite Compensation Center: ISS Issues Draft 2019 Voting Policy Updates
Just a quick note that late last week ISS made available for public comment nine discreet voting policies for potential application in 2019.
United States
26 Oct 2018
Blockchain Legal Resource: SEC's Chief Accountant Discusses Digital Assets
Recently, in a wide-ranging speech, the SEC's Chief Accountant, Wes Bricker, provided his thoughts on how the SEC accounting staff analyzes accounting issues
United States
21 Sep 2018
C-Suite Compensation Center: Tip Of The Week: Determining The Grant Date Of Equity Awards
Determining the "date of grant" of an equity award is important if the issuer desires accurate accounting charges and compliance with applicable tax laws.
United States
7 Sep 2018
Eye On The Exit: Building Value Of A Business For Future Sale
While building a public company, start-up or family business, day-to-day operations and growth objectives tend to consume most of management's time and effort.
United States
19 Jul 2017
SEC Considering Possible Revisions To Audit Committee Disclosure Requirements
For years, members of the investment community have been calling for enhanced audit committee disclosures.
United States
30 Jul 2015
Third-Party Reports And Internal Risk Registers – Beware The Corporate Confessional
This article considers why this sort of declaration would ever be allowed to come into existence and what risks its existence poses to a company which conceived it.
11 Oct 2014
PCAOB Adopts New Auditing Standard Regarding Related Party Transactions And Amends Other Auditing Standards
The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board recently adopted new Auditing Standard No. 18, Related Parties.
United States
18 Jul 2014
PCAOB Proposes New Audit Standard For Related Party Transactions And Excites Concern About Auditor Involvement In Executive Compensation Decisions
As the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) inspects audits conducted by the registered independent accounting firms it regulates, it continues to see numerous audit failures relating to the accounting for, and disclosure of, related party1 and significant unusual transactions.
United States
16 Apr 2012
Seventh Court Of Appeals Further Strengthens Rights Of Secured Lenders In Chapter 11 Cases
On January 19, 2012, the Seventh Circuit in In re River East Plaza, LLC, (No. 11-3263), held in favor of a secured lender further strengthening the rights of secured creditors in bankruptcy cases.
United States
3 Feb 2012
PCAOB Considers Changes To Standards For Auditors’ Reports On Audited Financial Statements
As investment community members continue to call for greater transparency in public company financial statements and express dissatisfaction with the scope of auditors’ reports on audited financial statements, the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) is considering actions that could change the dynamics of the relationships between public companies and their independent auditors and expand the scope of auditors’ reporting responsibilities.
United States
7 Dec 2011
Amendments To Chapter 9 Of The Texas UCC
On May 17, 2011, Texas Governor Rick Perry signed Senate Bill No. 782 into law, thereby making Texas the fifth state to adopt a version of the 2010 uniform amendments to the 1998 version of Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code ("Revised Uniform Article 9").
United States
1 Aug 2011
Dealing With Companies In Financial Distress (Part 2)
Risk is inherent in business and that risk is heightened when you are dealing with a company in financial distress.
United States
3 Feb 2011
Dealing With Companies In Financial Distress (Part I)
Risk is inherent in business and that risk is heightened when you are dealing with a company in financial distress.
United States
3 Feb 2011
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