Category: Risk

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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QA Risk Management
Q&A: Risk Management in the Time of COVID

Lisa Whittemore, Partner in MFA's Risk Advisory Practice, addresses the impacts of COVID-19 on businesses…

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Tax Internal Controls
Year-End Income Tax Provisions: Are Your Internal Controls Ready?

This article offers high-level insights into certain areas where additional consideration should be given to…

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Public and Private Company Internal Controls
Five Reasons Why Private Companies Should Adopt Public Company Controls

Often viewed as a “public company problem,” private organizations may want to consider implementation of…

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Tax Control Flaws and How to Prevent Them
Income Tax Controls: Common Flaws & How to Prevent Them

Four common pitfalls in the design of income tax accounting controls, including missing controls, lack…

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Internal Controls
Four Reasons to Strengthen Income Tax Accounting Internal Controls

It is important for businesses to understand risks within the company, and thus the need…

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Internal Controls
How Has Your Control Environment Been Impacted by the Pandemic?

As companies move to remote operations, or need to modify their workforce, an assessment over…

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10 IT Governance Steps for CCPA Compliance

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) goes into effect on January 1, 2020. However, there…

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Understanding Internal Control Over Financial Reporting

Internal Control over Financial Reporting (ICFR) has been required for public companies and included as…

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GDPR One Year Later, Looking Towards CCPA

Over the last year, fines for GDPR non-compliance have been wide ranging and have varied…

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