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Risky Business: SEC Focuses on Internal Controls

A developing trend in the SEC’s approach to accounting enforcement has increased risk for public companies in the area of internal controls over financial reporting (ICFR).

Specifically, SEC staff have been investigating and prosecuting a broader range of ICFR violations than ever before, raising the stakes for officers certifying SEC filings and others involved in financial reporting.

Learn more about why the focus has expanded and how to minimize risks in Howard Scheck’s recent article in CFO Magazine.