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AAA in the News - Archive 2016

Jun30

CFO: Who Should Decide Whether to Keep Funding a Project?

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Jun24

Accounting Web: Staggered Boards Impede Improvements to Audit Committees

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Jun10

Accounting Today: Staggered Board Elections Hurt Audit Committees


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Jun8

CFO: Staggered Boards Affect Audit Committee Quality

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May17

Accounting Web - Tough Audit Competition Spurs Internal Control Opinion Shopping

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May5

Compliance Week: Study asserts companies shop for internal control audit opinions

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May5

WSJ The Morning Risk Report: Audit Competition Can Have Unintended Results

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May2

Accounting Today: Increased Audit Competition Leads to Opinion Shopping

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Apr26

Accounting Web: Dodd-Frank Regulation Could Curb CEO Pay Excesses

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Apr19

Financial Times: Four ways to bring galactic executive pay back down to earth

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Apr12

DOW JONES NEWSWIRES: CEO Pay Ratios Impact Investment Decisions

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Apr11

Accounting Today: Dodd-Frank Rule Could Restrain CEO Pay

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Apr11

Forbes: Corporate Bribery May Bring In The Business, But Not Profits, Study Suggests

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Apr1

Accounting Web: Anti-Retaliation Protections Can Hinder Audit Whistleblowing

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Mar23

The Wall Street Journal: The Morning Risk Report: Anti-Retaliation Reminders May Deter Whistleblowing

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Mar22

Bloomberg BNA: Anti-Retaliation Protection for Whistle-Blowers Can Backfire

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Mar18

CFO: Whistle a Different Tune

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Mar17

Accounting Today: Anti-Retaliation Measures Could Backfire for Whistleblowers

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Mar4

JDSupra Business Advisor: Foundations of Texas and the ROE from a Best Practices Compliance Program

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Mar2

CFO: Finance Roundup for Executives

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Mar1

Wall Street Journal: Study Finds Bribery Increases Sales Not Profits

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Mar1

CFO: Crime Doesn’t Pay, Says Harvard Bribery Study

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Feb16

Accounting Web: Auditors Who Prepare Tax Returns Tend to Be More Cautious

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Feb4

Tax-News: No Need to Separate Auditing From Tax Service: Study

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Feb3

Wealth Management.com: Keeping on the Straight and Narrow

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Feb2

WG&L Accounting & Compliance Alert: Auditors Who Also Prepare Clients’ Taxes Use Less Aggressive Tax Positions, Study Finds

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Feb1

Accounting Today: Study Questions Separation of Tax Services from Audits

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Feb1

CFO: Should Your Auditor Prepare Your Tax Return?

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Jan28

Accounting Web – Scripted Earnings Calls Can Be a Red Flag for Investors

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Jan25

Accounting Web – Socially Responsible Firms Tend to Pay Less Taxes

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Jan18

Pittsburgh Post Gazette: Sensing scripted calls, investors crave spontaneity

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Jan15

WG&L Accounting & Compliance Alert: Are Companies that Stick to Script on Earnings Calls Hiding Bad News?

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Jan13

IR Magazine: Scripted answers in conference calls may tip off investors to bad news

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Jan12

Bloomberg Business: Why Corporate America Should Ditch the Script During Quarterly Earnings Calls

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Jan11

CFO: How Scripted Should Your Earnings Calls Be?

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Dec29

The Economist: Can firms be "socially responsible" while avoiding taxes?

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Dec16

CFO: Socially Responsible Companies Pay Lower Taxes Related Press Release

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Dec14

Accounting Today: "Socially Responsible" Companies Avoid Paying Taxes Related Press Release

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Nov20

Accounting Web: Pending SEC Clawback Rules May Deter Restatements

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Nov13

Lexology: Recent Study Shows that Clawbacks May Have Unintended Consequences

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Nov11

CFO: Clawbacks Trigger Disputes Between CFOs and Auditors Related Press Release

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Nov11

Market Watch: Study suggests executives will hesitate to restate when bonuses are at risk

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Nov10

The Wall Street Journal – Coming Clawback Rules May Influence Restatements:Study

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Nov5

Accounting Today: Study Suggests Clawbacks on Exec Comp Won’t Work

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Oct29

IT Compliance Advisor: Study: Earnings misstatement is infectious

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Oct27

Accounting Web: Study: Restatements Often Spur Similar Misreporting From Peer Firms

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Oct25

The New York Times: Earnings Misstatements Come in Bunches, Study Says

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Oct14
CFO: Restatements Infect Reporting at Peer Companies
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Oct14
Financial Director (UK): Accounting restatements spur misreporting by other companies, study finds
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Oct13
Accounting Today: Study Claims Financial Restatements Inspire Others to Manipulate Earnings
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Oct5
The Globe & Mail: Severance deals do have benefits
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Sept30
Compliance Week – Researchers Defend Big Money CEO Severance Pay
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Sept24
CFO: Hefty CEO Severance Is Good, Despite Investors’ Ire: Study
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Aug20
NY Post: Stocks beat earnings estimates thanks to declining tax rates
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Aug19
CFO: Companies Purposely Hire Fraudsters: Study
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Aug17
PYMNTS.com: Japanese Regs Battle Problematic Corporate Culture
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Aug17
Accounting Web: Study: Earnings Management Key to Corporate Accounting Success
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Aug12
WG&L Compliance Alert: Are Hiring Practices Biased in Favor of Earnings Management?
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Aug12
PYMNTS.com: The Corporate Culture of Earnings Manipulation
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Aug12
Accountancy Age: Earnings manipulation key to accounting success
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Aug10
Accounting Today: Study Links Earnings Manipulation to Success in Corporate Accounting
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Aug10
Market Watch: Study finds executives who manage earnings more likely to be hired, promoted
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Aug10
Reuters: Corporate earnings management linked to accountant hiring: study
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Jul24
WG&L Compliance Alert: Audit Practice News
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Jul22
JDSupra Business Advisor – Blog: Does Auditor Rotation Impair Professional Skepticism?
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Jul21
Accounting Web – Study Says Auditor Rotation Inhibits Skepticism
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Jul21
Compliance Week – Rotation May Hinder Audit Quality, Study Says
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Jul20
CFO: Auditor Rotation May Actually Inhibit Skepticism
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Jul20
Market Watch: Barney Frank bashes critics of Dodd-Frank, including some Democrats
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Jul20
The CorporateCounsel.net: Study: Disclosing Internal Control Weaknesses May Backfire
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Jul20
Accountancy Age: Mandatory audit rotation big threat to scepticism, say academics
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Jul17
Accounting Today: Study Questions Impact of Audit Firm Rotation on Auditor Skepticism
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Jun24
Harvard Business Review: Workers React Negatively When Firms Make Low-Wage New Hires
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Jun21
Global Compliance News: Study- Disclosing Internal Control Weaknesses May Backfire
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Jun18
Fortune: Should companies eliminate audits?
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Jun14
The Globe & Mail: Two-tiered pay can ding profit
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Jun8
Accounting Web: Study: Two-Tier Wage Setup Isn’t More Profitable for Companies
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Jun2
Wall Street Journal: At Work: Same Work, Unequal Pay Could Lead to Backlash

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May12
Accounting Web: Study Finds SOX 404 May Not be Fulfilling its Purpose
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May04
Accounting Web: Study: Consumers Would Not Give National Sales Tax a Chilly Reception
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Apr29
Accounting Today: SOX 404 Failing to Achieve Its Purpose, Says Study
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Apr29
Going Concern: SOX 404 Not Helping: Study
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Apr28
Compliance Week: Study: Disclosing Control Weaknesses Does You Few Favors
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Apr13
CFO: National Sales Tax Wouldn’t Depress Consumer Spending: Study

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Apr13

Accounting Today: Consumers Don’t Mind Sales Taxes as Much as Excise Taxes

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Mar19

Bloomberg BNA: Study Suggests Audit Reviews Can Absorb Biases of Auditors
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Mar16

Accounting Web: Do Personal Feelings Intrude into the Sober World of Audits?
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Mar06

Accounting Web: Knowledge of auditor’s bias may be a dangerous thing
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Mar06

Accounting Today: Audit Reviews Don’t Make Up for Personal Biases
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Mar05

CFO: Knowledge of Auditor’s Bias May Be a Dangerous Thing
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Mar05

WG&L Compliance Alert: Study Says Auditor’s Bias Towards Clients Often Goes Unchecked
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Feb22

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Len Boselovic’s Heard off the Street: Earnings reports often language to obscure bad news
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Feb19

CFO: Murky Press Releases Can Conceal Poor Results
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Jan30

The National Law Review: Hong Kong Study Finds Executive Compensation Clawback Provisions Do Not Eliminate Possible Earnings Manipulation
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Jan28

Financial Director: Clawback provisions failing to deter earnings manipulation
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Jan26

WG&L Compliance Alert: Study Warns of "Unintended Consequences" in Dodd-Frank Clawback Provisions
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Jan21

CFO: Adoption of Clawbacks Tied to Earnings Manipulation
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Jan20

Accounting Today: Clawbacks Can Lead to Accounting Gimmicks
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Jan09

CNBC: Fund with woman’s touch beating market
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Jan08

Bankrate.com: Women CFOs less fond of tax shelters
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