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Surveys & Benchmarking

Surveys & Benchmarking

The Filing Cabinet Blog

Survey: Companies lag behind with CCPA compliance

Joe Mont | March 20, 2019

With a January 2020 deadline just 10 months away, only 14 percent of companies report they are compliant with the California Consumer Privacy Act. Nearly half have not yet started implementation, says a new survey from TrustArc.

The Filing Cabinet Blog

Report: How to engage with investors on sustainability issues

Jaclyn Jaeger | February 12, 2019

A new report released by sustainability nonprofit organization Ceres provides a deeper look into investors’ evolving expectations on how companies should communicate and tackle the challenges and opportunities presented by global sustainability issues, including climate change, water scarcity, and human rights.

The Filing Cabinet Blog

Deloitte: financial institutions reengineer risk management

Joe Mont | January 28, 2019

Financial institutions are beginning new efforts to reengineer their risk management programs and tap into emerging technologies, according to a survey conducted by Deloitte Global.

News Article

Banks less anxious about risk, but should they be?

Joe Mont | January 23, 2019

Wolters Kluwer’s “Regulatory & Risk Management Indicator” says two-thirds of financial institution executives continue to describe high levels of compliance-related regulatory risk, even if their level of anxiety over those risks has decreased.

Accounting & Auditing Update Blog

When earnings precede audit, auditors cave, study finds

Tammy Whitehouse | January 23, 2019

Absent a strong audit committee, management can get an upper hand over auditors when it releases unaudited earnings results to the market, a new study says.

Accounting & Auditing Update Blog

Restatements declined with adjustments, analysis shows

Tammy Whitehouse | January 18, 2019

As restatements numbers have fallen in recent years, so too have out-of-period adjustments, according to a recent analysis by Audit Analytics.

News Article

Study: Blowing the whistle won’t harm the bottom line

Neil Hodge | January 10, 2019

A new study from NAVEX Global reveals whistleblower hotlines don’t often prove detrimental to business outcomes.

Accounting & Auditing Update Blog

Study: Audit costs on rise again in 2017

Tammy Whitehouse | January 4, 2019

The latest analysis of audit and non-audit fees shows audit fees paid by public companies crept upward in 2017 for the fifth straight year.

Accounting & Auditing Update Blog

Goodwill impairments are on the rise, latest study says

Tammy Whitehouse | January 3, 2019

Goodwill impairments are rising on corporate balance sheets, according to the latest analysis from advisory firm Duff & Phelps, suggesting impairment will be a source of heartburn in year-end reporting.

News Article

Survey: Uncertainty lingers regarding data privacy compliance

Kyle Brasseur | December 5, 2018

Results from a recent Compliance Week survey on data privacy show how companies are prepping for data protection laws in the United States, despite concerns of what just such laws will entail.