All Audit Analytics articles – Page 4

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    Parsing the Data on Financial Restatements


    Image: The data behind financial restatements tell a fairly positive tale for 2014, with improvements in financial reporting across many variables (unless you’re an accelerated filer, where restatements edged up from the prior year). Inside we have a close look at which companies restated for what reasons, and whether improvement ...

  • Blog

    2014 Restatements Show Further Declines


    Restatement data for 2014 suggest companies are getting better at financial reporting—producing fewer erroneous reports, with less damaging effects, and correcting mistakes more quickly when they find them, the latest report from Audit Analytics shows. Contrary to all the good news, however, restatements among accelerated filers are not falling. More ...

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    Final 2013 Going-Concern Filings Expected to Decline


    Audit firms’ going-concern warnings dropped again in 2013, for the sixth year in a row, according to a recent study from Audit Analytics. A review of opinions on 2013 financial results (issued throughout the course of 2014) indicates a drop of 5.9 percent from warnings for 2012. More study details ...

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    Audit Committees Offer Details on Auditor Independence


    Image: A Center for Audit Quality study shows a significant majority of all S&P Composite 1,500 companies are talking to investors about auditor independence, but fewer address how the auditor is appointed. “We think it is important to provide a baseline for audit committee disclosures, with the intent of tracking ...