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9 steps to simplify  your fp&a process

Financial planning and analysis (FP&A) is all about providing timely budget, forecast, and financial insights to business partners to help them make strategic decisions. FP&A teams can streamline the process with these steps.

In this article, Sue King, National SOX Advisory Solutions Lead for KPMG, shows you which questions you must ask to improve the day-to-day health of your Sarbanes-Oxley compliance program.

FERC draft taxonomy

Now that FERC has committed to the XBRL format, here is your chance to submit comments on FERC's draft XBRL taxonomy. David Winn shows you how, step by step.

GREAT Act

In case you missed the GREAT news, Congress has passed the Grant Reporting Efficiency and Agreements Transparency Act, better known as the GREAT Act. Here's a look at what it means for federal grant recipients.

SEC Filing Deadlines, Holidays, and Dates to Know in 2020

Inline XBRL requirements kick in for more SEC filers starting in 2020, and there are a few other key filing deadlines and dates public companies need to know. Keep track of everything with the SEC filing calendar from Workiva.

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.

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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.

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