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Changes to SOC 1 Examinations as of May 1, 2017

Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements (SSAE) No. 18, Attestation Standards: Clarification and Recodification (SSAE 18) is the new standard drafted by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Auditing Standards Board (ASB) related to attestation engagements and reports.  The new Standard changes some of the requirements and […]

Don’t Make Hunches – Crunch the Numbers

Some business owners make major decisions by relying on gut instinct. But investments made on a “hunch” often fall short of management’s expectations.

In the broadest sense, you’re really trying to answer a simple question: If my company buys a given asset, will the asset’s benefits be greater than its […]

What Can A Valuation Expert Do For Your Succession Plan?

Most business owners spend a lifetime building their business. And when it comes to succession, they face the difficult decision of whether to sell, dissolve or transfer the business to family members (or a nonfamily successor).

Many complicated issues are involved, including how to divvy up business interests, allocate value […]

August Regulatory Review – Alabama Bankers Association

Warren Averett is pleased to sponsor the Alabama Banker’s Association Washington Regulatory Review, a monthly e-newsletter which recaps important decisions and recommendations from national regulators.  Click here to read the most recent issue.

Will Adherholt Featured in Construction Executive Magazine

Warren Averett Member, Will Aderholt, recently had an article published in the August edition of Construction Executive magazine. In the article, Three Financial Red Flags to Monitor, Aderholt discusses potential problems in the accounting process and identifies red flags that leaders in the construction industry should be aware of. You can view the full article here.

Thrive Series – Service Organization Controls (SOC)

In our latest THRIVE video series, Kevin Bowyer helps explain the need for an SOC audit for clients in need of strong and effective controls. When dealing with service organization controls, Warren Averett helps our clients avoid pitfalls and risks using our cutting-edge industry best practices.

Kevin breaks down how […]

Thrive Series – SEC

In our latest THRIVE video series, Eric Johansen discusses the problems a publicly traded company can run in to when filing with the SEC, as well as preventive solutions that can be applied to lessen these difficulties.

Eric explains how Warren Averett can help in the planning process of the company’s filings and accounting to […]

Thrive Series: Alternative Investments

Watch the video below as Jay Robbins discusses how Warren Averett’s Alternative Investments group brings value to hedge fund professionals, offering guidance and advisory services to keep them on the right track to see their investment strategies grow and thrive. 

The FASB Delays Landmark Revenue Recognition Standard

On July 9, 2015, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) officially deferred implementation of the landmark global revenue recognition accounting standard by one year. The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) followed suit on July 22, 2015, despite fewer complaints about the new guidance from companies that follow International Financial […]

SEC Officials Discuss Disclosure Review Program

Warren Averett serves publicly traded companies, from accelerated filers to reporting public shells, across a broad range of industries. In an effort to continually keep our public company clients informed of the latest SEC and FASSB developments, our SEC Practice Group recently communicated the following information to our SEC […]