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EY sanctioned for acting as an advocate for audit clients

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 16 2014

Auditor independence is critical. The opinion issued by the audit firm regarding the financial statements of an audit client represents in part that

SEC charges Ernst & Young with violating auditor independence rules in lobbying activities

  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 15 2014

On 14 July 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") charged Ernst & Young LLP with violations of auditor independence rules that require

The auditors' "little speech" about critical audit matters

  • Cooley LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 10 2014

According to former SEC chief accountant Lynn Turner, "the auditor's report is based on a model that 'has not changed significantly since the last

M & A quarterly - 2nd quarter 2014

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 9 2014

Under long-established Delaware law, directors and officers face personal liability if their decisions relating to a change of control transaction

PCAOB adopts new Auditing Standard regarding related party transactions and amends other Auditing Standard

  • Andrews Kurth LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 9 2014

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) recently adopted new Auditing Standard No. 18, Related Parties (AS 18), which significantly

SEC charges auditor of PRC firm with unprofessional conduct

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 9 2014

The Commission filed another proceeding against an audit firm and its partners arising out of the audit of a PRC issuer. Unlike earlier actions

SEC chair Mary Jo White has given a speech regarding corporate governance and the SEC

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 3 2014

On 23 June 2014, Mary Jo White gave a speech at the Stanford University Rock Center for Corporate Governance. In the speech, she addressed issues for

Six things SEC chair White wants directors to know about how to avoid being on the receiving end of an enforcement action

  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 30 2014

After SEC Chair Mary Jo White announced last fall that the SEC's enforcement program included a new focus "deficient gatekeepers," such as directors

EY analysis of first year of conflict minerals reporting

  • Cooley LLP
  • -
  • Democratic Republic of Congo, USA
  • -
  • June 30 2014

Ernst & Young has prepared an analysis of the first year of conflict minerals reporting, focused on reporting by S&P 500 companies. Even for

Say-on-pay failures more common at midsize companies

  • Cooley LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 27 2014

According to this article in the WSJ, when it came to say on pay this year, shareholders were toughest on midsize companies. According to a review of