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“If you build it,” they WILL come

February 27, 2017 · Financial Reporting, XBRL, Data Analytics

Guest blog by Monica Banuelos. About 10 years ago, when publicly held US companies were architecting project plans for new processes and systems that...

SEC Comment Letters + Restatements = Trading Opportunities?

February 21, 2017 · SEC Comment Letter, Restatemet

Ever wondered what happens when a company receives a SEC Comment Letter that has some severe implications for the company’s financial information?...

What's in a Number?

February 9, 2017 · SEC, EPS

The 2016 Annual Earnings Release season is currently in full bloom as public companies submit their financial filings to the SEC, send out press...

SEC Comment Letters Spur Corporate Tax Compliance​

January 24, 2017 · SEC, Enforcement

Are you informed when a company receives a comment letter from the SEC? Every CFO of a publicly traded company in the U.S. dreads receiving a comment...

Fuzzy Math in Company Earnings

January 15, 2017 · SEC, Non-GAAP, Enforcement

The SEC's renewed focus on non-GAAP financial measures The usage of non-GAAP metrics, not only in publicly filed financial statements but in other...

It's possible to see red flags sooner than the auditors.

December 20, 2016

The definition of a Going Concern, or an entity’s viability for the foreseeable future, has always been an ambiguous concept because there are no...