Category: Audit & Assurance

Audit Transition 6 Steps
Time to Make a Change? Six Steps to Streamline Your Auditor Transition

Six steps that will make for a more streamlined transition as you aim to develop…

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SPACs
SEC Issues Statements on Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs)

Last week, the SEC issued two statements regarding issues related to special purpose acquisition companies…

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SAS 136
Upcoming Changes to ERISA Benefit Plan Audits: What Plan Sponsors Need to Know

Plan sponsors should begin preparing for new standards related to ERISA employee benefit plans, including…

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Preparing for a First-Time 401k Plan Audit
Preparing for a First-Time 401k Plan Audit

For retirement plan administrators preparing for a first-time audit, much of the process can seem…

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Nonprofit Single Audit
FAQ: Uniform Guidance Single Audits

Whether it’s your first time preparing for a Single Audit or you’ve had extensive experience,…

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SEC Changes Filer Definitions
SEC Changes the Accelerated and Large Accelerated Filer Definitions

The SEC has changed definitions for accelerated and large accelerated filers, meaning smaller reporting companies…

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Managing Investments on Cell Phone
SEC Examinations: 2020 Priorities

The Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission…

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Best of MFA Insight Articles 2019
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What Plan Sponsors Need to Know About DOL Enforcement and Red Flags

Being selected for a Department of Labor (DOL) audit is not exactly a prize most…

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Changes to Standards for ERISA Employee Benefit Plan Audits

Last week, the AICPA’s Auditing Standards Board (ASB) released new standards (SAS No. 136) regarding…

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