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Management Report: Improvements Needed in SEC's Internal Controls and Accounting Procedures
GAO-09-376R: Published: Apr 2, 2009. Publicly Released: Apr 2, 2009.
On November 14, 2008, we issued our opinion on the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) fiscal years 2008 and 2007 financial statements. We also issued our opinion on the effectiveness of SEC's internal control over financial reporting (including safeguarding of assets) and over compliance as of September 30, 2008, and our evaluation of SEC's compliance with selected provisions of laws...
Federal Reserve Banks: Areas for Improvement in Information Security Controls
GAO-08-836R: Published: Jun 16, 2008. Publicly Released: Jun 16, 2008.
In connection with fulfilling our requirement to audit the financial statements of the U.S. government, we audited and reported on the Schedules of Federal Debt Managed by the Bureau of the Public Debt (BPD) for the fiscal years ended September 30, 2007 and 2006. As part of these audits, we performed a review of the general and application information security controls over key financial systems m...
Management Report: Opportunities for Improvements in SEC's Internal Controls and Accounting Procedures
GAO-05-693R: Published: Aug 12, 2005. Publicly Released: Aug 12, 2005.
In May 2005, we issued our report expressing an opinion on the Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) fiscal year 2004 financial statements and an opinion on SEC's internal control as of September 30, 2004. We also reported on the results of our tests of SEC's compliance with selected provisions of laws and regulations during fiscal year 2004. Our report on SEC's fiscal year 2004 financial sta...
Public Accounting Firms: Required Study on the Potential Effects of Mandatory Audit Firm Rotation
GAO-04-216: Published: Nov 21, 2003. Publicly Released: Nov 21, 2003.
Following major failures in corporate financial reporting, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 was enacted to protect investors through requirements intended to improve the accuracy and reliability of corporate disclosures and to restore investor confidence. The act included reforms intended to strengthen auditor independence and to improve audit quality. Mandatory audit firm rotation (setting a limit...
Federal Reserve Banks: Areas for Improvement in Computer Controls
GAO-02-1018R: Published: Aug 29, 2002. Publicly Released: Aug 29, 2002.
As part of its requirement to audit the U.S. government's fiscal year 2001 financial statements, GAO reviewed the general and application computer controls over key financial systems maintained and operated by the Federal Reserve Banks (FRB) on behalf of the Department of the Treasury's Bureau of the Public Debt (BPD). GAO found that the 12 FRBs perform fiscal agent services on behalf of the U.S....
Financial Audit: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation's 1999 and 1998 Financial Statements
AIMD-00-157: Published: May 26, 2000. Publicly Released: May 26, 2000.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the financial statements of the Bank Insurance Fund, the Savings Association Insurance Fund, and the Federal Savings and Loan Insurance Corporation Resolution Fund for the years ended December 31, 1999 and 1998. GAO also reviewed: (1) the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) management's assertions regarding the effectiveness of its inter...
Financial Audit: Other Matters Identified During GAO's 1998 FDIC Financial Statement Audits
AIMD-99-275R: Published: Aug 24, 1999. Publicly Released: Aug 24, 1999.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO provided information on internal control weaknesses identified during GAO's audits of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation's (FDIC) 1998 financial statements.GAO noted that: (1) FDIC calculates loss allowances on receivables from resolution of troubled and failed financial institutions, and on assets acquired from assisted financial institutions and...
Financial Audit: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation's 1998 and 1997 Financial Statements
AIMD-99-202: Published: Jun 30, 1999. Publicly Released: Jun 30, 1999.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the financial statements of the Bank Insurance Fund, the Savings Association Insurance Fund, and the Federal Savings and Loan Insurance Corporation Resolution Fund for the years ended December 31, 1998 and 1997. GAO also reviewed: (1) the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) management's assertions regarding the effectiveness of its inter...
Foreign Banks: Opportunities Exist to Enhance Supervision Program as Implementation Proceeds
GGD-97-80: Published: May 9, 1997. Publicly Released: May 9, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the oversight of the U.S. operations of foreign banking organizations (FBO), focusing on the: (1) FBO program; and (2) banking supervisors' progress in implementing this program.GAO noted that: (1) the FBO Program focuses on integrating into supervisory procedures a common understanding of a given FBO in its entirety, including polic...
Bank Data: Material Loss of Oversight Information From Interstate Banking Is Unlikely
GGD-97-49: Published: Mar 26, 1997. Publicly Released: Mar 26, 1997.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed how the interstate branching provisions of the Riegle-Neal Interstate Banking and Branching Efficiency Act of 1994 are likely to affect the usefulness of the deposit and loan data collected and reported to federal regulators by the banking industry under statutory and regulatory requirements, focusing on whether modifications to such data require...