SOX and other public company compliance requirements
- March 20, 2014
The SEC has ramped up regulation in recent years and 2014 will be no different. In this FAQ, learn what to expect for SEC enforcement in 2014.
- April 04, 2013
The global economy creates unique risks and regulatory compliance rules for multinational corporations, forcing them to re-examine GRC processes.
- April 16, 2012
The JOBS Act alters compliance requirements for emerging companies, but experts say it should have little influence on GRC tools and strategy for those already on the right track.
- March 21, 2012
The Senate has passed the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act, legislation that would scale back Sarbanes-Oxley requirements and other compliance mandates for small business.
- May 13, 2011
Recent data breaches have made online consumer privacy a priority. The federal government is now attempting to take action that includes introducing "do not track" legislation.
- June 29, 2010
A broad challenge to the Sarbanes-Oxley Act opened up an avenue to overturning the 2002 antifraud law. But the Supreme Court ruled narrowly, leaving SOX to live another day.
- May 17, 2010
The Williams Cos. Inc. had more than 900 IT controls related to SOX compliance, many redundant. With patience and "highly configurable" GRC software, the chaos is under control.
- December 28, 2009
A case before the U.S. Supreme Court is challenging the authority of the entity that oversees public company auditors -- but don't expect SOX compliance to go away.
- June 08, 2009
Financial crimes are on the rise, according to the current and former U.S. deputy attorneys general, who say the public should expect to see aggressive enforcement of the laws.
- June 05, 2009
Former SEC chairman Harvey Pitt has a blunt assessment of SOX as well as the current state of the regulatory system, calling it "badly broken."
- April 23, 2009
The Senate's Internet "kill switch" bill calls for new federal security standards, certification and licensing mandates that would be overkill and hard to implement, experts say.
- February 05, 2009
Regulatory compliance will remain a significant area of IT spending in 2009, despite widespread budget cutting, according to a new survey of senior IT managers. High on the compliance shopping list: backup, archive and network upgrades.
- October 09, 2008
As the SEC looks to replace Generally Accepted Accounting Principles with the International Financial Reporting Standards, CIOs should evaluate the effects on financial data and application architecture now.
- October 03, 2008
The Consensus Controls project aims to provide organizations with a peer review system for IT controls.
- August 27, 2008
Here's how a new SEC filing mandate will impact IT and potentially transform financial reporting -- and business itself.