SEC News: SEC Charges Four Public Companies With Longstanding ICFR Failures

SEC News: SEC Charges Four Public Companies With Longstanding ICFR Failures

Washington DC – Jan. 29, 2019 — The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced settled charges against four public companies for failing to maintain internal control over financial reporting (ICFR) for seven to 10 consecutive annual reporting periods.  Two of the charged companies also failed to complete the required evaluation of the effectiveness of ICFR for two consecutive annual reporting periods.

According to the SEC’s orders, year after year, the four companies disclosed material weaknesses in ICFR involving certain high-risk areas of their financial statement presentation. 

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