For US and foreign network audit firms, adherence to relevant regulatory requirements and the dynamic evolution of professional standards covering auditing, independence, accounting, and financial reporting requires continuous attention and diligence. Our diverse team of professionals includes several former senior officials from the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB), including the Divisions of Enforcement and Investigation (DEI) and Inspections and Registration (IR), as well as a Board Special Advisor. In addition, we have former senior officers from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Division of Enforcement, certified public accountants, including many former audit firm partners, standard-setters, and other regulatory officials from the PCAOB, the SEC, and the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB). Our team provides insights into the regulators’ perspectives to assist them in understanding and responding to regulatory inquiries. In addition to assisting clients in navigating the complexities of the regulatory environment, we also assist clients in navigating the complexities of the regulatory environment and judicial process, from case assessment through expert testimony, as well as compliance verification services following resolution of the matter.
We have firsthand experience as standard-setters and regulators to assist firms with assessments of their systems of quality control in advance of regulatory inspections.
Our technical experts provide a truly independent source in disputed or contentious issues.
Our seasoned experts include former standard-setters and rule-makers who have provided expert testimony in a broad array of lawsuits, administrative proceedings, and mediation capacities.
We bring regulatory credibility and deep experience to monitoring or independent consultant situations.
We provide independent and objective analysis of accounting disputes, white paper preparation, and resolution of registrant issues with regulators.
Our interim management experts have the hands-on experience and skillset to assume executive roles for distressed companies and companies in transition, including roles such as CEO, COO, CFO, controller, and treasury functions.
A credible investigation can greatly protect an organization by not allowing potentially isolated issues from becoming more systemic, while also minimizing disruption to the company’s reputation and enterprise value.
We offer a wealth of assistance with independent and objective analysis of accounting disputes, white paper preparation, and resolution of registrant issues with regulators.
For audit advisory matters, our visual communications consultants work with our team of professionals to understand the significant business issues and develop the solutions necessary to make complicated information easy to understand. We develop the most effective presentation solutions because we understand how critical communication is to our clients in resolving these significant matters.
Our professionals have deep fraud and regulatory expertise necessary to offer valuable insights with regulatory issues.