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2014-04-16 16:30:21

GERMANTOWN, Md., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intrexon Corporation (NYSE: XON), a leader in synthetic biology, today announced the appointment of James S. Turley to its Board of Directors, effective April 16. Mr. Turley will occupy the board seat vacated by Thomas Reed, Ph.D., Founder and Chief Science Officer of Intrexon. Dr. Reed will continue to serve as Chief Science Officer. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130919/NY83283LOGO Mr. Turley is the former Chairman and Chief...

2013-09-23 12:23:28

NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's enforcement action against the former directors of the Morgan Keegan Funds has mutual fund companies stepping up their focus on fair value pricing, particularly at the board level, according to Deloitte, based on a new survey. "The SEC certainly has the industry's attention," said Elizabeth Krentzman, the leader of Deloitte's mutual fund practice and a principal with Deloitte & Touche LLP. "Events over...

2013-05-20 08:26:05

Relmada Therapeutics retains Brio Financial Group and GBH CPAs, PC to prepare the Company for its planned Public Listing. NEW YORK, May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Relmada Therapeutics, Inc., a clinical-stage company developing novel therapies for the treatment of chronic pain, today announced that has retained Brio Financial Group ("Brio") and GBH CPAs, PC ("GBH") as financial reporting consultant and audit firms, respectively. This important development is in line with the plan to...

2013-01-29 08:26:28

NEW YORK, Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Risk management and crisis readiness continue to demand attention in boardrooms of companies across the globe, according to a new survey from KPMG of 1,800 audit committee members in 21 countries. Globally, respondents expressed concern regarding their company's risk management programs, with nearly half (45%) reporting that their programs required "substantial work," and only one in four audit committee members saying they are satisfied that...

2012-07-18 06:23:37

RENO, Nev., July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OTCPK-URHG - United Resource Holdings Group, Inc. ("URHG") announced today that it has retained Mark Bailey & Company, Ltd. ("Mark Bailey & Co.") as its registered public accounting firm with the Public Company Oversight Accounting Board ("PCAOB"). URHG has retained the services of Mark Bailey & Co. to perform such audits of URHG and its subsidiaries as may be required in the future to meet any reporting requirements with the Securities...

2012-07-11 02:23:38

NEW YORK, July 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The passage of The Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) ten years ago dramatically transformed US financial reporting by improving audit quality and strengthening corporate governance. Ernst & Young LLP today released a report - The Sarbanes-Oxley Act at 10 - that considers the legislation, discusses what it was designed to do, and analyzes its impact. SOX ended more than 100 years of self-regulation and established the independent oversight of public company...

2012-04-30 14:20:31

TORONTO, April 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Sino-Forest Corporation ("Sino-Forest") announced today that it has filed the attached Change of Auditor Notice on Sedar in accordance with National Instrument 51-102 together with a letter from its former auditor, Ernst & Young LLP, confirming that it is in agreement with the statements contained in the notice that relate to Ernst & Young LLP. About Sino-Forest Sino-Forest is a leading commercial forest plantation operator in China....

2012-03-26 18:29:39

In the wake of the Enron and other corporate scandals, new research from Binghamton University suggests that strengthening parts of the 2002 Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Act would improve corporate performance and shareholder value. It's particularly relevant as Republican presidential candidates have called for repealing some or all of SOX's provisions and even President Obama has mentioned easing its restrictions. Meanwhile, the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, established to oversee...

2012-03-06 09:32:00

NEW YORK, March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Deloitte, the largest professional services organization in the United States, today launched its U.S. Center for Regulatory Strategies in the United States, a powerful virtual resource of information and insight on regulatory matters. The Center features industry and former government agency specialists that can help companies manage the complexity and convergence of rapidly increasing new regulation. A prime example of such complex legislation is...