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2011-08-11 11:00:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MetricStream, the market leader in enterprise-wide Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) solutions, today announced version 6 of its next-generation Audit Management solution that will drive the next phase of innovation in audit management by enhancing usability, enabling risk-based intelligent auditing and providing increased flexibility to model complex audit needs. In response to the global economic turmoil, forward thinking internal...

2011-08-09 07:00:00

DENVER, Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE: COR), a U.S. provider of powerful, network-rich data centers, today announced the company has completed a SSAE 16 Type 2 audit covering eleven operational data centers. SSAE 16 is designed to provide CoreSite data center customers with a level of assurance of corporate controls and will replace existing SAS 70 Type 1 and Type 2 audit reports. BrightLine, a licensed CPA firm, conducted the CoreSite SSAE 16 audit over the...

2011-07-13 08:30:00

NEWARK, N.J., July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether it is an act of brazen deceit regarding the discharge of toxic chemicals or a matter of "shading the truth" on emissions, either action constitutes environmental fraud, according to veteran environmental attorney James A. Kosch. In the June 22 issue of Corporate Compliance Insights - an online knowledge-sharing forum for the corporate compliance community -Kosch outlines three areas of risk in an article titled, "Eliminating Environmental...

2011-07-08 10:42:00

NEW YORK, July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In a new book authored by PwC US and published by The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) Research Foundation, audit committee members, financial reporting experts, governance specialists, and internal audit directors share insights on the financial reporting environment and how audit committees are responding. The fourth edition of Audit Committee Effectiveness: What Works Best helps audit committees respond to the increased focus on both the role...

2011-07-05 09:04:00

SHENYANG, China, July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- A-Power Energy Generation Systems, Ltd. (NASDAQ: APWR) ("A-Power"), a leading provider of distributed power generation systems in China and a manufacturer of wind turbines, today announced that Mr. Kin Kwong (Peter) Mak, A-Power's Chief Financial Officer, will come to the end of his extended service contract on July 15, 2011. The Company also announced that Mr. Michael Zhang, the Company's Vice President for Strategic Planning,...

2011-06-29 00:00:00

SSAE 16 data center compliance seems to be a hot topic these days, due in large part to the new AICPA Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements (SSAE ) No. 16 replacing SAS 70. Many accountants, auditors, and data center industry participants alike have assumed that the switch from SAS 70 to SSAE 16 is merely academic, with minimal changes. Unfortunately, this is incorrect. Get the facts today on SSAE 16 data center compliance by learning about 3 critical "must know" points brought...

2011-06-21 09:00:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MetricStream Inc., the market leader in enterprise-wide Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) solutions, today announced that Sonic Automotive (NYSE: SAH), one of the largest and most successful automotive retailers in the United States, has chosen MetricStream Internal Audit Management and Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOx) Compliance Solutions to automate, streamline and centralize its entire internal audit system and related processes across the...

2011-06-13 13:00:00

MENLO PARK, Calif., June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- An overwhelming majority of finance and audit executives say that the global recession didn't impact their Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance efforts, according to new research from Protiviti (www.protiviti.com), a global business consulting and internal audit firm. In fact, 45 percent of respondents to Protiviti's 2011 Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance Survey (www.protiviti.com/soxsurvey) said that internal control over financial reporting in their...

2011-06-10 07:57:00

SHENYANG, China, June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- A-Power Energy Generation Systems, Ltd. (NASDAQ: APWR) ("A-Power" or "the Company"), a leading provider of distributed power generation systems in China and a manufacturer of wind turbines, today announced that on June 8, 2011, A-Power's Board of Directors elected Mr. Michael Zhang as a Director, effective June 8, 2011. Mr. Zhang fills the Board seat previously held by Mr. John Lin who passed away in January 2011. Mr. Zhang...

2011-06-06 12:00:00

MENLO PARK, Calif., June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jim DeLoach, a managing director with Protiviti Inc. (www.protiviti.com) a global business consulting and internal audit firm, has been recognized by Consulting magazine as one of the Top 25 Consultants, representing the leadership category. DeLoach was selected from among 400 nominees for the honor, which recognizes those consultants making the greatest impact on clients and within their own firms. (Logo:...


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