Month: March 2020

Multiple Layers of Oversight in the CARES Act: The Appetite for Accountability Will Long Outlast the Current Crisis

The estimated $2+ trillion stimulus bill – the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) – is meant to address the economic crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The act will pump hundreds of billions of dollars into private sector businesses. But the money will come with new […]

Remaining Vigilant to Compliance and Enforcement Concerns in Times of Crisis

In times of increased financial stress—and particularly during times of financial shock where expectations and reality diverge significantly and rapidly—internal and external pressures can lead to risk-taking with lasting consequences. For example, pressure often mounts to boost revenue to save a failing quarter, to take advantage of government bailout opportunities, […]