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IOSCO 2016: 5 key takeaways for securities regulators

Global capital market securities regulators met at the 41st Annual Conference of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) in Lima, Peru. Here are five key takeaways from the conference.

Building a risk assessment matrix

Do you feel like you're caught in the matrix when analyzing your company's risks? Read further to learn how to enhance your assessment process with a risk assessment matrix.

CCAR Stress Testing Blog

Now that Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review (CCAR) submissions are complete, it's time to take a well-deserved break and wait for the regulatory responses to roll in. In the meantime, here are five steps to improved processes.

VimpelCom FCPA case demonstrates significant internal controls failures

Read this guest blog post by Tom Fox, attorney and FCPA expert, to learn about the enforcement actions taken against VimpelCom for internal controls failures.

Support documentation has never been easier at Noodles & Company

Searching for a solution to keep SEC support documentation organized and accessible, Noodles & Company turned to Wdesk for the sophisticated reporting process it needed.

5 best practices for meeting new demands on SOX compliance and controls

The SEC and PCAOB are on a steep trajectory to increase demands on SOX compliance and controls, with personal liability becoming an increasing reality. Here are five key practices for stepping up and meeting those demands.

Preliminary guidance on XBRL extensions research

Extensions have caused much greater challenges than the SEC staff originally anticipated. Read this blog post for information about definitive guidance around XBRL extensions and the work of the Data Quality Committee.

Behind the W: Meet Lisa Benoit

Lisa Benoit went from Wdesk user to Workiva thought leader. Read on to get her thoughts on changes to the insurance industry, and why she joined us.

Frederic Bourke and conscious indifference under the FCPA

Read as Tom Fox, attorney and FCPA expert, explains how the case against Frederic Bourke resulted in the expansion of prosecution under the FCPA and how it could affect you.

The state of the Data Quality Committee and XBRL

The Data Quality Committee (DQC) is working to make XBRL data more valuable for filers and has released its first set of XBRL validation rules. Read the blog post for information about the comment period and other work the DQC is doing.