Category: Risk

HIPAA Cybersecurity
HIPAA Law Incentivizes Adoption of Cybersecurity Leading Practices

Congress recently passed a safe harbor law (H.R.7898) requiring that the Department of Health and…

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covid fraud
How the Pandemic Highlighted Corporate Fraud Risks

The COVID-19 pandemic reminded us of the risk of financial statement fraud and the increased…

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SPACs Accounting
Accounting Considerations for SPAC Target Companies

There are a number of considerations for target companies in preparing for the De-SPAC transaction,…

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internal controls web
Internal Controls and the Impact of the Remote Workforce

Although the grimmest days of the pandemic appear to be behind us, virtual workforces may…

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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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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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