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AICPA Provides Forms of Auditor’s Opinions for Conflict Minerals Reports

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Public Companies and Securities The AICPA has provided illustrative forms of audit opinions for conflict minerals reports.  The guidance also notes that a practitioner may report, for either of the two audit objectives, either directly on the subject matter or, as long as the practitioner’s opinion is not modified (that is, not qualified, adverse, or a disclaimer of opinion), […] Read more →

by   |   March 22, 2014


SEC Removes References to NRSRO Ratings in Certain Rules and Forms

Public Companies and Securities The SEC has adopted amendments (here and here) to eliminate references in certain of its rules and forms to credit ratings by nationally recognized statistical rating... Read more →

by   |   January 4, 2014

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D&O Questionnaire Update Forms for 2014

Public Companies and Securities The SEC has adopted rules prohibiting “bad actors” from using Rule 506 after September 23, 2013 (the effective date of the rules), or if prohibited conduct occurred prior to... Read more →

by , , and   |   December 1, 2013

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CFPB Soliciting Comments Regarding Forms for Questions and Complaints

Banking The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, or CFPB, implementation team is soliciting comments regarding forms for questions, complaints, and other information about consumer... Read more →

by   |   March 11, 2011