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Regulators Call Out Banks for Lack of Governance

A recent report suggests governance remains an issue for some banks, more than a decade after the economic crisis of 2007–2008. Here's what we can do about it.

25,500 Reasons Why It's Time to Revamp Your Reporting Process

If I had a nickel for every time I've heard "our SEC reporting process takes too long," I'd have a swimming pool full of them.

Dissatisfaction with the entire financial reporting process has become a common theme across companies—especially the time it takes. If you've felt the same way, take solace in the fact it's not your fault. Ultimately, the tools teams use are at the root of the issue.

I've got a hypothesis that I'd like to prove for you.

Why Trust and Transparency in Local Government Can't Wait

With trust eroding in today's climate, transparency around state and government operations never hurts. Yet how much extra effort does that require? Surprisingly little, with the right technology and standardized data.

Amplify Europe took place in London with over 150 accounting, finance, and compliance professionals from 12 countries joining the event. If you weren’t able to attend, here are seven key takeaways from the event.

Your Guide to the SEC Updates to Forms N-PORT and N-CEN

Forms N-PORT and N-CEN are still relatively new SEC requirements for some investment companies. Here is a high-level overview of each, plus ideas for streamlining the filing process.

In September, the SEC Professionals Group and SOX & Internal Controls Professionals Group hosted U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Jay Clayton for a fireside chat and Q&A session.

Chair Clayton spent nearly an hour on stage with Professionals Groups Founder Joe Howell, taking questions submitted by members who were gathered in Texas, many of whom were also attending Workiva Amplify.

For the first time, we are excited to bring a taste of our annual user conference to our customers in London at Amplify Europe. Register now and see what is possible when you connect reporting and compliance first hand.

iia 2020 onrisk report

According to a new IIA report, there's a dramatic communication gap between the C-suite and board of many organizations. Here's how to close that distance and improve efficiency.

iia all stars 2019 recap

The call for more leadership. The rise of agility in internal audit. Catch up on everything you might have missed at the recent IIA All Star 2019 conference in Las Vegas in this in-depth article. Read now.

Data Transparency, XBRL, and More: What to Expect at GovDATAx 2019

Former House Speaker Paul Ryan, Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.), and SEC Commissioner Robert Jackson are all on the agenda at GovDATAx on Oct. 30. Here's a preview of the premier event on government data policy.