The more a Big Four firm pays its auditors, the fewer restatements its clients have, finds a new study.
The main drivers were drops of 12% in the cost of covering property risks; 6% for workers’ compensation; and 5% for liability.
Auditors who trust their clients can feel freer to be more skeptical of their financial reporting.
An employee at the accounting oversight board leaked news of upcoming inspections to a former PCAOB employee who'd moved to the audit firm.
The surge of available estimates could make it easier for CFOs to raise capital for their companies, a scholar says.
Why corporations sometimes can’t get the coverage they really need.
The commercial insurance industry lags behind the complex needs of corporate buyers.
Finance chiefs' indifference to sustainability is slowly — and irreversibly — starting to change, a corporate valuation expert observes.
Among other worrisome findings, 23% of non-listed ECGs disclosed that they were shell companies.
New research finds that companies will pay a premium for a well-connected board.