Latest news, events, research and insights for Corporate Governance & Risk Management

April 26, 2022
ParenteBeard Principal Ralph Fatigate Provides The Wall Street Journal Insights on New Certified Financial Crime Specialist Program

February 20, 2022
ParenteBeard’s Mike McAllister Appointed to AICPA IT Audit Task Force

October 23, 2021
ParenteBeard’s Jeff Krull Co-Authored “10 Questions Audit Committees Should Ask” in The CPA Journal October 2012 Issue

October 3, 2022
Chad Schieken to Speak at Pennsylvania Association of Mutual Insurance Companies Financial Management Seminar

September 13, 2022
CGRM Senior Manager and Director Chad Schieken Presents at PAMIC Financial Management Seminar October 23

July 13, 2022
Central Penn Business Journal, Jeff Vrabel and Jeff Krull On Mitigating IT Risks

August 22, 2022
ParenteBeard LLC Named One of the Top 25 Accounting Firms in the United States

April 18, 2022

On March 4, 2013, Nasdaq issued a proposed new rule that, if approved by the Securities and Exchange Commission, will require listed companies to establish and maintain an internal audit function.  This proposed rule mirrors a similar requirement for companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange. Read the full alert here.

December 10, 2021

Although the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) passed in the House on a bipartisan vote, the Cybersecurity Act of 2012 (CSA) failed to advance in the Senate. Ongoing congressional debate revolves around privacy concerns in the House bill (CISPA) and federal security standards in the Senate CSA. ParenteBeard’s Corporate Governance & Risk Management team continues to monitor the federal cybersecurity regulatory environment and other emerging security matters. If you have any questions regarding cybersecurity issues and how you can improve your security posture, contact Jeff Krull, partner at ParenteBeard, at 215.557.2223 or

Read the full e-alert here.

November 30, 2021

After Super Storm Sandy, we were reminded of the importance to look within our organizations and to thoroughly review our business continuity / disaster recovery preparedness plan. By better preparing your organization, you will be enabled to keep “business as normal” during any outage or event. If you have any questions about this E-alert or disaster recovery, contact Jeff Krull, partner in ParenteBeard’s Corporate Governance & Risk Management group, at 215.557.2223 or

Read the full e-alert here.

October 3, 2022

With the ever increasing use of technology, many organizations have seen a proliferation of data within their environments.  Many organizations don’t, however, systematically and logically review this available data to identify trends, anomalies, outliers and potential problems so that they can better manage their business. Find out more about ParenteBeard’s solution here.

September 25, 2022

As  information technology risks become more prevalent, the benefits of an IT health check can be significant. A ParenteBeard IT health check report can identify potential areas of risk and make recommendations specific to your organization. Read the full e-alert here and learn more about our detailed approach to meeting your business needs.

August 28, 2022

For U.S. insurers the Own Risk and Solvency Assessment (ORSA) is on the fast track to becoming a critical part of their regulatory framework. To learn more about how insurers can fulfill these new requirements read the full alert here.

July 25, 2022

Internet Security a Growing Problem for Businesses

May 22, 2022

What are Service Organization Control (SOC) Reports and why are companies asking for them?

February 14, 2022

ParenteBeard expands system implementation auditing and assessment services

January 17, 2022

January 10, 2022
COSO Releases Updated Internal Control – Integrated Framework for Public Comment