INDEPENDENT SECTOR: SARBANES-OXLEY IMPLICATIONS FOR NONPROFITS

Posted by Teresa Bockwoldton April 29, 2010

The Independent Sector featured a great article on SOX:

Read More

Tags: Sarbanes-Oxley Articles & Information, Sarbanes-Oxley for Non-Profits

Response to Dale Halling about how Sarbanes-Oxley is a Waste

Posted by Teresa Bockwoldton April 26, 2010

Dale Halling wrote this comment on one of my articles: 

Read More

Tags: Sarbanes-Oxley Articles & Information

SOX 404 Reprieve: Financial regulation plan fails first Senate test

Posted by Teresa Bockwoldton April 25, 2010

There is a great article on MSNBC.com regarding the potential Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404(b) reprieve:

Read More

Tags: Non-accelerated filer 404(b) information

WEBCPA: Continuous Auditing Is Possible (Really)

Posted by Teresa Bockwoldton April 25, 2010

Jeff Reibel published a great article on SOX and the fact that continuous auditing is possible. This is true, and a great way to keep your company running smoothly. Below is an excerpt from his article: 

Read More

Tags: Sarbanes-Oxley Articles & Information, 404 audit, audit costs

WEBCPA: Groups Ask Senate Not to Weaken SOX

Posted by Teresa Bockwoldton April 25, 2010

Certain groups have been asking the Senate not to weaken SOX by exempting smaller public companies permanently from SOX external audit requirements. 
WEBCPA published a great update on this issue:
“We urge you to maintain the benefits of Section 404 to investors in all public companies,” the letter concluded."
Read the article in full here.

Read More

Tags: Non-accelerated filer 404(b) information

SOX: Non-Accelerated Filer 404(b) Reprieve: Vote Expected this Week

Posted by Teresa Bockwoldton April 25, 2010

Although the vote to include the amendment for the non-accelerated filer, Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404(b) permanent reprieve in the H.R.4173 - Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2009 failed in the Senate, the final vote on the Wall Street Reform Act is schedule for as early as this week.  

Read More

Tags: Non-accelerated filer 404(b) information

Dodd's Bill: How does Sarbanes Oxley Act co-author view it?

Posted by Teresa Bockwoldton April 25, 2010

MoneyControl.com has a great article, interview and video with Chris Dodd, Chairman, US Senate Banking Committee.
Here, Chris Dodd explains the regulatory overhauls the United States will undergo in the coming months and years:

Read More

Tags: Sarbanes-Oxley Articles & Information, Non-accelerated filer 404(b) information

SOX 404(b) Reprieve Update: Senator Richard Shelby Won't Sign Bill

Posted by Teresa Bockwoldton April 25, 2010

Sarbanes-Oxley 404(b) Reprieve Update: Listen and watch these great video interviews by Meet the Press with Senator Dodd and Senator Shelby about the H.R.4173 - Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2009 via this link: 

Read More

Tags: Non-accelerated filer 404(b) information

Green Tech Open Position: Our Client is in need of a Controller

Posted by Teresa Bockwoldton April 22, 2010

Everyone:

Read More

Tags: Announcements

Will Internal Controls be Weakened by Codification?

Posted by Teresa Bockwoldton April 21, 2010

"Could Codification Weaken Internal Controls?  Maybe.  And here's what you can do to mitigate the effect on your accounting policies, disclosures, and error detection.

Read More

Tags: Sarbanes-Oxley Articles & Information, Compliance tools, 404, Controls Testing, Codification tools

Annual Sarbanes-Oxley Controls Testing >$15K for 80 Controls?

Posted by Teresa Bockwoldton April 12, 2010

I hear stories daily about people who are paying incredible amounts of money to have a third-party implement their internal control infrastructure and then test their internal controls on an annual basis.

Read More

Tags: audit costs, Non-accelerated filer 404(b) information, Controls Testing, Sarbanes-Oxley

Non-Accelerated Filer 404(b) Reprieve Fails in the Senate

Posted by Teresa Bockwoldton April 7, 2010

The requirement for non-accelerated filers to comply with Section 404(b) may in fact kick in this year after all. It is currently scheduled to become effective for non-accelerated filers on June 15, 2010.

Read More

Tags: Non-accelerated filer 404(b) information

Vibato Wins iMergent's Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance Work!

Posted by Teresa Bockwoldton April 6, 2010

We are again delighted to announce yet another new client!  We have the pleasure of winning iMergent's Sarbanes-Oxley compliance work using our SOX Compliance Made Simple® product suite.  iMergent came to us as a referral from our friends at Tatum, LLC.  We are very eager to get started!

Read More

Tags: Vibato Success Stories

Vibato is Hiring! Sarbanes-Oxley Tester Needed (Petaluma)

Posted by Teresa Bockwoldton April 1, 2010

Vibato, LLC, the only provider of the fixed-price, best-practice, modular approach to meeting Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) and SAS-related compliance requirements, is hiring! We are a rapidly growing software and services business with a large portfolio of clients located all over the world. We are in need of an experienced Sarbanes-Oxley tester to join our team to help service our wonderful clients! 

Read More

Tags: Vibato