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Audit committee overload redux: another survey finds that audit committee members are working harder and want responsibility for risk assigned elsewhere

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 24 2015

KPMG's Audit Committee Institute has released its 2015 Global Audit Committee Survey, representing the views of over 1,500 audit committee members in

SEC settlement with big four China affiliates removes cloud over future audits

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 24 2015

As discussed in the February 2014 Update, on January 22, 2014, an SEC Administrative Law Judge issued an initial decision suspending the Chinese

International auditing standards setter expands the auditor’s report; the PCAOB may be close behind

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 24 2015

On January 15, 2015, the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB) announced that it had released revised standards on the content

Shareholder proposal seeks to preclude audit committee service by directors who served on bankruptcy filer board

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 24 2015

On January 22, 2015, the SEC staff issued a letter advising a company that the staff did not agree with the company's view that a shareholder

New “transparency barometer” measures audit committee disclosures

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 22 2014

On December 2, the Center for Audit Quality and Audit Analytics released the Audit Committee Transparency Barometer which presents the results of

PCAOB issues two more 2013 large firm inspection reports (BDO and Crowe)

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 17 2014

On December 3, the PCAOB released 37 inspection reports, including the 2013 reports on two large firms subject to the Board's annual inspection

SEC chair tells PCAOB Investor Advisory Group that a release on audit committee reporting is in the works

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 24 2014

On October 20, the PCAOB's Investor Advisory Group met to consider the business model and incentives of audit firms; how to improve audit quality and

SEC brings another internal control case

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 24 2014

On September 25, the SEC brought an administrative enforcement action alleging that a software company misstated its revenue because its internal

Global equity compensation considerations in an inversion transaction

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 25 2014

An inversion transaction is a corporate restructuring under the terms of which an existing corporation moves its corporate headquarters from one

Clients & friends newsletter September 2014

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Belgium, China, New Zealand, Saudi Arabia, United Kingdom, USA, Venezuela
  • -
  • September 30 2014

In an unfortunate decision, the Brussels Court of Appeals has upheld a decision by a lower court denying the deductibility of stock option costs