SEC Fines Audit Firm for Independence Violations -… Jul 02, 2015

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SEC Fines Audit Firm for Independence Violations

July 02, 2015

The SEC yesterday fined Deloitte & Touche after concluding that a business relationship between a consulting affiliate of the auditor and a trustee of three of the firm’s fund audit clients resulted in a loss of the auditor’s independence. In the same matter, the… read more

NY Fed: Resolving Repo Systemic Risk will Take More Time

July 01, 2015

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York announced that additional time will be required to complete the roadmap set out by the Tri-party Repo Infrastructure Reform Task Force. The New York Fed formed the task force in 2009 to address potential sources of… read more

Vanguard’s McNabb Encourages Shareholder Engagement

June 30, 2015

In a recent speech, Vanguard Chair and CEO William McNabb III shed light on the firm’s view of shareholder engagement for public company boards. McNabb noted that “Vanguard investors collectively own about 5% of every publicly traded company in the United States and about… read more