In a world where ethics and compliance are becoming more important, it is vitally important to have a clear understanding of what these terms mean. Continue reading A Glossary of Compliance Terms
In the world of business, one cannot exist without a significant amount of credit. Companies need to be able to borrow money from banks and other lenders in order to pay for… Continue reading The Fundamentals of Corporate Credit Analysis
Critical Audit Matters involve those issues that have the potential for causing significant noncompliance with laws or regulations if not detected. The importance of these issues… Continue reading What are Critical Audit Matters & Why You Need to Pay Attention to Them
Audit quality is a significant factor in ensuring that companies and investors alike can rely upon the accuracy of financial statements. The audit process should be seen as an opportunity to examine company processes and… Continue reading Audit Quality and How it Makes a Difference for Companies & Investors
With the world looking for leadership on ESG factors, there will be more pressure on these firms to provide more sustainable accounting practices, sustainability assurance and ESG auditing services. Continue reading Who are the Big Four Accounting Firms?
KPMG is one of the world’s leading professional services company and one of the “Big Four” accounting firms. Founded in 1881, KPMG has grown from a small but… Continue reading What is KPMG?
The CFA Institute is a global association of investment professionals. It offers one of the most rigorous examinations in finance called the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) exam… Continue reading What is the CFA Institute?
The Financial Stability Board is an international body of 29 countries, plus the EU, which was created to promote global financial stability. Its members are responsible for… Continue reading What is the Financial Stability Board?
The Double Declining Balance Method is a depreciation formula for long term assets, which is used to estimate present value of future cash flows. It’s utilized by… Continue reading What is the Double Declining Balance Method?