Audit

Citizens Financial Group, Inc. Appoints Christopher J. Swift and Lee Alexander to Board of Directors

Monday, November 30, 2020 - 11:59am

Swift and Lee Alexander to its board of directors, effective February 1, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • Swift and Lee Alexander to its board of directors, effective February 1, 2021.
  • Swift will serve on the board's Risk Committee, and Mr. Alexander will serve on the boards Audit Committee.
  • We are pleased to welcome both Chris and Lee to our board of directors, said Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Bruce Van Saun.
  • Citizens Financial Group, Inc. is one of the nations oldest and largest financial institutions, with $179.2 billion in assets as of September 30, 2020.

Luxembourg to Start Real Life Testing of an International Standard for a Digital Circularity Fingerprint for Products

Friday, November 27, 2020 - 11:00am

The Ministry of the Economy of Luxembourg just launched phase two of the development of an international standard.

Key Points: 
  • The Ministry of the Economy of Luxembourg just launched phase two of the development of an international standard.
  • It provides information on the circularity of products to all stakeholders involved along their value chains.
  • A first viable version of the standard is being tested in real life, allowing to identify the most suitable governance model, the audit scheme and reliable IT systems for its management.
  • Luxembourg started the Circularity Dataset Initiative in 2018 to address the difficulty for industry and consumers to access reliable data on the circular properties of a product.

Ellomay Capital Reports Publication of Financial Statements of Dorad Energy Ltd. for the Three and Nine Month Periods Ended September 30, 2020

Friday, November 27, 2020 - 10:30am

Based on applicable regulatory requirements, the quarterly report of the Luzon Group includes the financial statements of Dorad for the same period.

Key Points: 
  • Based on applicable regulatory requirements, the quarterly report of the Luzon Group includes the financial statements of Dorad for the same period.
  • The financial statements of Dorad for the quarter ended September 30, 2020 were prepared in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards.
  • In an effort to provide Ellomay's shareholders with access to Dorad's financial results (which were published in Hebrew), Ellomay hereby provides a convenience translation of Dorad's financial results.
  • Dorad's unaudited operating profit for the three months ended September 30, 2020 - approximately NIS 112.7 million.

BKD Teams Up with CAFRONLINE to Develop BKD CAFR+

Friday, November 27, 2020 - 10:02am

We understand many governmental entities are spending significant time and energy preparing and submitting their CAFR, said BKD Director Rachel Ormsby.

Key Points: 
  • We understand many governmental entities are spending significant time and energy preparing and submitting their CAFR, said BKD Director Rachel Ormsby.
  • BKD can help entities with CAFR preparation, offer an assessment of an entitys CAFR, help resolve identified discrepancies and help reduce exceptions when reports are returned and submitted to the GFOA CAFR Program.
  • BKD CAFR+ is an exciting addition to BKDs robust suite of services for governmental entities.
  • If youre looking for solid tax, audit or consulting adviceor a blend of it allour expertise can help simplify your life.

Mkango Releases Financial Statements and Management’s Discussion and Analysis for the Period Ending September 30, 2020 and Announces Change of Auditor

Friday, November 27, 2020 - 7:00am

LONDON and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mkango Resources Ltd. (AIM/TSX-V: MKA) (the "Company" or "Mkango") is pleased to announce that it has released the Financial Statements and Management's Discussion and Analysis for the period ending September 30, 2020.

Key Points: 
  • LONDON and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mkango Resources Ltd. (AIM/TSX-V: MKA) (the "Company" or "Mkango") is pleased to announce that it has released the Financial Statements and Management's Discussion and Analysis for the period ending September 30, 2020.
  • The reports are available under the Company's profile on SEDAR ( www.sedar.com ) and on the Company's website ( http://www.mkango.ca/s/financials.asp ).
  • There were no reportable events (as such term is defined in National Instrument 51-102 Continuous Disclosure Obligations (NI 51-102)) between the Corporation and the Former Auditor.
  • Pursuant to NI 51-102, the Notice of Change of Auditor, together with the letter from the Former Auditor and the letter from the Successor Auditor, have been reviewed by the Corporations Audit Committee and Board of Directors and has been filed on SEDAR accordingly.

VEON confirms Joop Brakenhoff as Group Chief Internal Audit & Compliance Officer

Thursday, November 26, 2020 - 8:09pm

AMSTERDAM, 26 November 2020 /PRNewswire/ --VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ: VEON, Euronext Amsterdam: VEON), a leading global provider of connectivity and internet services, has promoted Joop Brakenhoff to the newly established position of Group Chief Internal Audit & Compliance Officer, reporting directly to VEON's co-CEOs, Kaan Terziolu and Sergi Herrero, and to the Audit Committee Chairman.

Key Points: 
  • AMSTERDAM, 26 November 2020 /PRNewswire/ --VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ: VEON, Euronext Amsterdam: VEON), a leading global provider of connectivity and internet services, has promoted Joop Brakenhoff to the newly established position of Group Chief Internal Audit & Compliance Officer, reporting directly to VEON's co-CEOs, Kaan Terziolu and Sergi Herrero, and to the Audit Committee Chairman.
  • Prior to this, and since January 2019, Mr. Brakenhoff was the company's Head of Internal Audit.
  • In this new role, Joop joins VEON's executive team and leads both the Internal Audit and Compliance functions.
  • Joop Brakenhoff joined VEON in January 2019 from Heineken International, where he was the head of Global Audit.

WatServ Shows Commitment to Clients with a SOC 2 Type II Audit

Thursday, November 26, 2020 - 1:01pm

"We take trust, security and operational effectiveness very seriously," said Dave Lacey, CEO of WatServ.

Key Points: 
  • "We take trust, security and operational effectiveness very seriously," said Dave Lacey, CEO of WatServ.
  • "Demonstrating SOC 2 Type II compliance with a gold star outcome especially since it was achieved during the height of the global pandemic is another way we're showing our deep commitment to serving our clients."
  • SOC 2 compliance is determined by an independent audit conducted in accordance with principles established by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).
  • WatServ's SOC 2 Type II audit brings further assurance to clients who rely on the company for cloud managed services.

Lori A. Johnston Named to Farmers & Merchants Bancorp, Inc. Board of Directors

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 6:00pm

Ms. Johnston was employed by Ernst & Young, LLP in Toledo, Ohio from 1983-1996 and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Key Points: 
  • Ms. Johnston was employed by Ernst & Young, LLP in Toledo, Ohio from 1983-1996 and is a Certified Public Accountant.
  • We are extremely pleased to welcome Lori to our Board, commented Jack Johnson, Board Chairman.
  • Based on her financial expertise, Ms. Johnston will be serving on the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors.
  • About Farmers & Merchants State Bank:
    The Farmers & Merchants State Bank is a local independent community bank that has been serving Northwest Ohio and Northeast Indiana since 1897.

MetricStream Earns Audit and GRC Category Wins in Chartis Research RiskTech100 Study

Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 1:38pm

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- MetricStream, the independent market leader in enterprise cloud applications forGovernance,Risk,and Compliance (GRC) and Integrated Risk Management, today announced that it earned two category wins for Audit and Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC), in the Chartis Research RiskTech100 - an annual evaluation of the leading global risk and compliance technology providers.

Key Points: 
  • SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- MetricStream, the independent market leader in enterprise cloud applications forGovernance,Risk,and Compliance (GRC) and Integrated Risk Management, today announced that it earned two category wins for Audit and Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC), in the Chartis Research RiskTech100 - an annual evaluation of the leading global risk and compliance technology providers.
  • The security, operational and regulatory landscape has dramatically changed, creating unparalleled demands on risk and compliance professionals," said Gaurav Kapoor, COO, MetricStream.
  • "GRC is gaining renewed importance across financial markets, creating new possibilities for focused firms," said Sid Dash, Research Director at Chartis.
  • MetricStream Enterprise GRC Solution Category Winner for Governance, Risk and Compliance
    MetricStream Enterprise GRC Solution, also built on the M7 Integrated Risk Platform, cuts across organizational silos, enabling a holistic and collaborative approach to GRC.

ALPHA ENERGY, INC. Prepares to Pursue Uplisting to Major Exchange.

Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 1:30pm

HOUSTON, Nov. 24, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Alpha Energy, Inc. (OTC.PK - APHE) ("Alpha") announced all hurdles are cleared prior to it pursuing an uplisting to a major exchange.

Key Points: 
  • HOUSTON, Nov. 24, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Alpha Energy, Inc. (OTC.PK - APHE) ("Alpha") announced all hurdles are cleared prior to it pursuing an uplisting to a major exchange.
  • This necessitated that we find a new auditor and, as a precautionary measure, re-do our audits for 2018 and 2019.
  • Alpha also earlier received an independent engineering report on the three projects, certified under GAAP standards, in January of this year.
  • Alpha does not assume any obligation to update forward-looking statements should circumstances or management's estimates or opinions change.