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Don’t Squash the Butterfly: Three Steps to Technology Acquisition Success

Mature companies acquiring technology companies need to take steps to preserve the unique success characteristics that m...
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AT&T-Time Warner Win Could Mean More Multimedia Megadeals: A Closer Look

Many traditional telecom providers that have been slow to react to digital transformation are at risk of being left behi...
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Preparing for the Acquisition Your CEO Hasn’t Announced Yet: Three Actions to Take Now

This article provides proven advice that can help a company avoid the detrimental effects of poor acquisition integratio...
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Executing Successful Transactions: Key Considerations for Buyers

In this article, we discuss best practices that will improve the chances of a successful merger or acquisition (M&A)...
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2021 Offers U.S. Oil and Gas Firms Challenges Laced With Opportunities

Based on the state of the industry at the start of 2021, Protiviti Managing Director Tyler Chase outlines challenges — a...
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Q1 2021 IPOs: Auditor Market Share and Stats

Audit Analytics examines the unprecedented rise in initial public offerings in U.S. markets between January 1, 2021, and...
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SEC Enforcement Highlights Late Filing Disclosure Risks

Audit Analytics examines the SEC’s recently announced charges against companies that failed to disclose complete informa...
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SEC Adopts Final Rule to Modernize MD&A and Related Financial Disclosures

In this article, we discuss the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s final rule to modernize, simplify and enhance ...
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Attention, CFOs: Your Most Important Asset Is Not on Your Balance Sheet

Here, we focus on customer relationship values and provide core benefits a company can achieve by focusing on its custom...
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Merger and Integration Memo

This memo outlines a project to document a company’s finance and accounting processes, as well as to identify the system...
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Acquisition of Business, Contracting and Revenue Recognition Process Flow

There is pervasive business risk associated when projects are not properly maintained, resulting in revenues that are no...
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Acquisition Process Flow

This acquisition process flow focuses on identification and assessment of the target company, due diligence, finalizing ...
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Aggressive M&A in the Oil Patch — Avoid a Dry Hole With a Playbook

This article describes how your institution can avoid a dry hole in M&A by ensuring that your playbook meets sound p...
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A Guiding Principle for a Smooth Transition: Get Smart While Getting Things Done!

In this article, Protiviti Managing Directors Jim Ryan and Jay Thompson offer several best practices for a smooth acquis...
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CEO and CFO Departures: 2016-2018

In this article, Audit Analytics takes a closer look at overall departure trends of CEOs and CFOs filed in an 8-K Item 5...
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Guide to Mergers and Acquisitions

In this booklet, we provide a starting point for answering the core questions identified in M&A deals – from due dil...
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Internal Auditing Around the World: Volume 5

This booklet profiles 11 successful international companies undergoing significant changes, such as restructuring, merge...
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2020 Audit Committee Transparency Barometer

Audit Analytics examines the Audit Committee Transparency Barometer’s continuous upward trends among S&P 500 compani...
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COVID-19 Lawsuits Continue to Pose Ongoing Risk

In this article, Audit Analytics takes a closer look at lawsuits stemming directly from circumstances caused by the COVI...
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10 Keys to Effective Board Oversight of M&A

Based on insights from NACD/Protiviti roundtables and experience serving clients in the M&A space, this issue of Boa...
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COVID-19 Affects Transaction Agreement for L Brands, Inc.

In this article, Audit Analytics examines the effects of COVID-19 on retailer L Brands, Inc. (known for its stores Victo...
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