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More cheating charges at KPMG: SEC fines firm $50M

2019-06-17T17:53:00+01:00By

The SEC has fined KPMG for not only allegations of cheating on regulatory inspections, but also new charges of numerous auditors cheating on training exams.

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Breaking up is dumb to do

2019-06-14T19:28:00+01:00By

Is splitting up big tech companies a cure for their outsized influence? Probably not.

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Antitrust argument the latest attempt to regulate Big Tech

2019-06-14T16:19:00+01:00By

Congress and presidential candidates alike are escalating their efforts to thwart the dominance of the tech giants.

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States continue to fill federal data privacy void

2019-06-12T19:59:00+01:00By

While Congress largely remains mired in hearings and pre-election posturing, states are increasingly putting their own scrutiny on large tech companies and their data collection policies.

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TryAgain

Software problems exacerbate lease compliance

2019-06-12T15:28:00+01:00By

Nearing the end of their second quarter observing new lease accounting rules, many public company accounting departments are still cursing their software.

Treasury

Bill demands ownership reveals for shell companies

2019-06-11T15:08:00+01:00By

The newly proposed ILLICIT CASH Act would, for the first time, require shell companies to disclose their true owners to the U.S. Department of Treasury.

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Kraft Heinz cuts net income, continues with SEC probe

2019-06-11T14:19:00+01:00By

In a recently filed restatement, Kraft Heinz reduced its reported net income by $150 million going back to 2015 to correct employee misconduct in accounting.

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EDPB adopts final Codes of Conduct guidelines

2019-06-11T14:09:00+01:00By

European data protection authorities met on June 4 to discuss guidelines for Codes of Conduct in relation to the General Data Protection Regulation.

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Video: CW panel dishes on hot topics in compliance

2019-06-10T19:54:00+01:00

Compliance Week’s editorial staff discusses new DOJ guidance, CECL, women on boards, and more during a panel session at the CW2019 annual conference in Washington D.C.

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Insys files for bankruptcy after $225M settlement

2019-06-10T18:42:00+01:00By

Opioid maker Insys Therapeutics has filed for bankruptcy after agreeing to a $225 million global resolution to settle investigations concerning deceptive marketing and distribution of the drug Subsys.

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Reps continue push for big bank diversity data

2019-06-10T18:30:00+01:00By

Members of the House Financial Services Committee have sent letters to 37 bank holding companies requesting their diversity and inclusion data.

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Report says more companies address climate change, struggle with disclosures

2019-06-10T18:17:00+01:00By

A task force on climate-related financial disclosures found “encouraging progress” in its latest report, though there’s still work to be done when considering financial risks.

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Regulators globally still call for better audits

2019-06-10T17:33:00+01:00By

While encouraged by the trend in audit inspection results, global audit regulators report they are still seeing levels of audit deficiency that command continued focus on improvement.

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OSI Systems: FCPA probes have been closed

2019-06-10T14:57:00+01:00By

DOJ and SEC investigations into market security company OSI Systems have officially been terminated. No further information was provided.

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