November 13, 2017

What is an Employee Code of Conduct?

A code of conduct applies to all employees and can help ensure compliance with standards and regulations applicable to all business activities. How's yours?
March 19, 2017

Making Compliance Easier

Sell yourself first, then sell everyone else on the importance and value of compliance. Make them want it!
April 5, 2016

Implementing Financial Controls

Implementing Financial Controls You may be familiar with the COSO (Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission) framework for internal control. COSO has received significant attention when referenced by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) as an example of an “internal control” system as required by Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) sections 302 and 404.
April 5, 2016

Top Financial Accounting Internal Controls

Top Ten Financial Accounting Internal Controls The Internal Control Procedures Series provides a risk reducing framework of financial internal controls for the ten core accounting cycles — these cycles make up the accounting body of knowledge.  Each financial cycle focuses on a key element of business accounting and, therefore, should be covered in your company’s financial accounting policies and procedures manual.
March 26, 2015

How Will IFRS Convergence Impact You?

Are there concerns that the GAAP to IFRS transition may not go well?
October 14, 2013

How Can You Make Working for Your Parents a Success?

Is there a troubling lack of documentation of core know-how and lack of controls in your business?
June 2, 2013

How to Improve Business Ethics

Many members of an organization express concern over whether their company is ethical . If you're one of them, do you know how to improve business ethics?