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Content tagged with Compliance posted in August 2008
SEC Unveils IDEA, Successor to 1980s-Era EDGAR Database
News  |  8/19/2008  | 
"IDEA" will make company and fund information interactive, giving investors faster and easier access to data.
Huron Consulting Strengthens E-discovery Services with New DSL Partnership
News  |  8/19/2008  | 
Electronic document discovery has become one of the single largest components of litigation, with the review portion accounting for up to 80 percent of the $3 billion a year e-discovery marketplace, Huron said.
Financial Firms Try to Protect Themselves Against the Insider Job
News  |  8/15/2008  | 
Following the Societe Generale scandal, Wall Street firms have reexamined their internal security practices. But a number of factors, including the economic downturn and business pressures, continue to make rogue employees a very real threat.
Wolters Kluwer Launches Cost Basis Reporting Resource Center
News  |  8/13/2008  | 
The resource center provides news and updates related to the proposed legislation, insight from financial and legal experts who are continually monitoring its developments in Congress, and information about technology that can help them prepare.
Financial Firms Struggle To Keep up with AML Demands
News  |  8/13/2008  | 
AML compliance is recognized as a vital issue by regulators and financial institutions alike. But there is also a constant evolution in compliance strategies and regulations, according to a new Aite Group report.
Customized Analytics Are a Must for Compliance and Fraud Detection
Commentary  |  8/13/2008  | 
In addition to highlighting aberrations, a well-implemented integrated analytics approach also offers operational improvement.
Investors’ Confidence in U.S. Capital Markets Drops
News  |  8/12/2008  | 
Shaken by market turmoil, investors want more user-friendly reports, more public disclosure, and an international set of accounting standards, survey finds.
Prime Brokers Select SWIFT For Trade-Date Matching Platform
News  |  8/7/2008  | 
New platform to reduce cost and risk for prime and executing brokers of processing hedge fund trades globally
U.S. Firms Must Start Preparing Now for Massive IFRS Reform, says Ernst & Young
News  |  8/7/2008  | 
Calling it the most significant financial/accounting reform since Sarbanes-Oxley, Ernst & Young says the standard will impact all facets of financial service firms, not just accounting.

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