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Audit Analytics

Description: Provides audit, regulatory and disclosure intelligence in order to track, analyze, benchmark and understand public company disclosure issues and trends.

Accessible via WRDS, Audit Analytics allows users to track issues related to audit, compliance, governance, corporate actions, and federal litigation for all SEC registrants (including foreign and Canadian filers).

The Audit + Compliance module covers auditor engagements, changes, fees, opinions, benefit plan options, director & officer changes, disclosure controls, internal controls, late filers, and restatements.

The Corporate + Legal module focuses on actions, disclosures, and correspondence by companies, advisors, regulators, and investors. Datasets include: SEC Comment Letters, Litigation database, Bankruptcy database, and Shareholder Activism Database.

Content Type: Company Financials & Filings, WRDS

Subject: Companies, Fundamentals

Access:

  • Current HU faculty, students, and staff

  • Harvard University faculty, graduate students (including MBA students) and researchers can request a WRDS account
  • HU undergraduates may use WRDS in the Financial Databases Room.

Note: Use of WRDS is limited to academic and non-commercial research purposes. The right to access licensed databases and copyrighted material on the WRDS system is only for internal or academic research. You may not use data downloaded from WRDS for any commercial endeavor. In addition, you may not reveal, disclose, transfer, or share username and password information with anyone. Additional restrictions apply. See WRDS Terms of Use.

Use of this database implies acceptance of our Copyright and Licensing Restrictions.


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