December 4, 2013
In a world of madcap financial shenanigans, the SEC just got more aggressive with its audit evaluation process. Earnings management policing is now carried out by a relentless and inhumanly efficient new automated tool aka “RoboCop.” Ferreting out dodgy accounting has become sexy for the government again. In this environment of microscopic oversight, how can corporations overcome stringent reporting requirements and prove they are on the up-and-up?
If you’ve been keeping up with the SEC’s latest regulatory priorities, you’ve no doubt seen some entertaining headlines and anecdotes about the recent directive of SEC chairman, Mary Jo White, and the agency’s renewed focus on policing earnings management practices. The effort has... read more
October 22, 2013
Here at Transverse, our team consists of a mix of many different cultures. However diverse, one thing unites us all: a universal love of music. Originally from Moscow, I was drawn to the Austin area by its vibrant live music scene. Even though I’ve lived here for several years, I finally attended my first Austin City Limits Music Festival earlier this month and I loved it! I had a great time and enjoyed seeing many bands, all representing a wide variety of musical genres. I can’t help but wonder, was it really that awesome or was I just overwhelmed by my first music festival in the U.S.? I asked my teammates about their experiences this year and I learned that—in spite of being cut short by an epic storm and flash floods—ACL 2013 was a huge success. Here... read more