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Compliance lessons from Goldman Sachs’ $2.9B 1MDB settlement

2020-10-23T15:05:00+01:00By

Jaclyn Jaeger explores compliance takeaways from Goldman Sachs’ $2.9 billion global bribery settlement for its role in the 1MDB scandal.

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FRC pushes for clarity on audit’s role in finding fraud

2020-10-23T16:54:00+01:00By

The proposed changes reflect regulatory fears that U.K. companies will be tempted to hide the scale of their financial losses as the effects of the coronavirus pandemic continue to dent balance sheets.

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SEC doubles previous record with $114M whistleblower award

2020-10-22T20:01:00+01:00By

A $114 million whistleblower payout announced Thursday is the highest ever awarded by the Securities and Exchange Commission, more than doubling the previous $50 million record set in June.

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SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce mulling CCO liability framework

2020-10-22T19:37:00+01:00By

SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce revealed in a recent speech that she is considering developing a draft framework that would aim to clarify when the Commission may seek personal liability in compliance cases.

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Cost rising

Study: Financial crime compliance costs top $42B in U.S./Canada

2020-10-21T16:39:00+01:00By

A new study of financial crime compliance costs found spending by American and Canadian financial institutions is up sharply in 2020, driven in part by the coronavirus pandemic.

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How auditors can help companies with non-GAAP measures, KPIs

2020-10-21T15:28:00+01:00By

A new report from the Center for Audit Quality includes key questions audit committee members can ask to fulfill their oversight responsibilities as they discuss non-GAAP financial measures and KPIs with management and auditors.

Trump vs. Biden

What would a Democratic regulatory agenda look like under Biden?

2020-10-20T17:00:00+01:00By

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is no lock to win the presidency on Nov. 3. But it’s worth examining what compliance-related regulatory policies he’d support if he wins.

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CAMs, coronavirus highlight audit committee transparency report

2020-10-20T16:33:00+01:00By

The 2020 Audit Committee Transparency Barometer, an annual report issued by the CAQ and Audit Analytics, explores new disclosure trends related to the coronavirus pandemic and critical audit matters.

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