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Sarbanes Oxley 404 Update: Including Social Media Requirements

Date: Thursday, December 27, 2018
Time: 1:00 - 3:00 pm EST

Sponsored by Lorman Education Services

Registration - Live Webinar Only: $219.00

Registration - Live Webinar Plus CD Recording: $288.00


This topic is critical for understanding your SOX 404 compliance responsibilities.

SOX Section 404 requires management and external auditors to report on the adequacy of the company’s Internal Controls over Financial Reporting (ICFR). This topic helps you effectively prepare management’s assessment of ICFR, and implementation thereof, using SOX 404 guidance.

A summary of related SEC interpretive guidance and PCAOB Auditing Standard 5 is provided. Enterprise social media policies need to meet Sarbanes-Oxley requirements. This material relates and discusses risks of your company’s social media component when updating your SOX compliance program.

This topic provides the necessary information to successfully address the challenges of SOX 404 at your company and provide an understanding of the external auditor’s integrated audit responsibilities. It discusses corporate governance of social media networking sites regarding SOX compliance and ethics.

Learning Objectives:

  • You will be able to describe governance of social media.
  • You will be able to identify process flows.
  • You will be able to discuss Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404.
  • You will be able to review COSO 17 Principles.

This Live Webinar Covers These Hot Issues

Intro to Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404

SOX 404

Internal Control Framework

COSO 17 Principles

• SEC Requirements

Relevant Assertions

Accounting Risk Assessment

Risk Assessment

• Scoring Models

SOX Documentation Requirements

Process Flows

• Identifying Control Types

Assessing Design Effectiveness

Testing Requirements

Materiality Discussion

Governance of Social Media

Summary and Conclusion

Credit Information (Sponsored by Lorman Education Services):
  • CPE
  • AIPB

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Only registered attendee will receive continuing education credit.


Stephen B. Jordan, EA, Stephen B. Jordan, EA

  • Owner at Stephen B. Jordan, EA for more than 31 years
  • More than 36 years’ experience in accounting, auditing and tax services
  • Experience: Tax Defense Network – Referral Partner; Lorman Education Services; IRS Form 1099 Reporting: What You Need to Know; Tips for Understanding IRS Field Audits; Understanding Complex Internal Control Issues; Tax Treatment of Gift Cards & Sales Certificates; Past community outreach volunteer, NH Pro-Bono, Low Income Taxpayer Project; past community outreach volunteer, Bentley Low Income Taxpayer Clinic; past adjunct faculty of accounting and taxation at: Franklin Pierce College, 1988-1989; New Hampshire College, 1993; Hesser College, 1999; KPMG Peat Marwick – Sr Accountant, 1982 -1985; Wolf & Company CPA’s PC – Audit Supervisor/CISA, 1985 – 1986; General Cinema Corp – Sr Internal Auditor, 1986 – 1987; Comprehensive Accounting Corporation – Affiliate/Accountant 1987 – 1990; has written accounting and tax articles for EA Journal and National Public Accountant professional journals; speaker at self-help tax strategy seminars
  • Member of the NATP, NAEA, MaSEA and NNESEA
  • M.S.T. degree, William Howard Taft University; College for Financial Planning; M.B.A. degree, Indiana University; B.S. degree, University of New Hampshire
  • Can be contacted at 603-508-0124 or

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