Document Translation Services Company Focuses on SEC-Driven Audits

LOS ANGELES, January 11, 2005* /PR Newswire/ -ASTA-USA TRANSLATION SERVICES, INC. [Audit Services Translation Assistance], ( introduced its highly specialized financial and legal document translation services to support companies with international operations in translating complex accounting documents relating to internal audits and SEC filing requirements.

According to Alain J. Roy, president of ASTA-USA Translation Services, Inc., clients seeking faster and more accurate translation services – to help them comply with strict SEC provisions and deadlines – have been (extremely) impressed with the following distinctive advantages now offered by ASTA-USA:

  • First, ASTA-USA is uniquely structured to specifically address the challenges facing audit professionals in obtaining fast and accurate translations of foreign financial documents to meet stringent requirements of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002.
  • Second, ASTA-USA’s certified translators are strategically deployed across global time zones in “virtual translation tag-teams” allowing “round-the-clock” translation, greatly reducing its response times to clients while insuring data reporting accuracy.
  • Third, ASTA-USA’s teams of experienced “financial” translators also specialize in the accurate interpretation of “legal terminology” between languages and diverse business cultures.

In making the announcement, Roy said, “ASTA-USA was specifically created to aid companies with international operations to perfect and accelerate their audits processes (especially with regard to the revenue recognition phase), and thereby considerably enhance their continued compliance with stringent SEC requirements.

“Given our global presence,” continues Roy, “our translation collaboration for clients begins immediately and continues around-the-clock as each document is relayed to supporting translation teams working in successive time zones. ASTA-USA’s certified translators,” says Roy, “operate under tightly structured guidelines demanding excruciating attention to the most minute details. Under our stringent guidelines,” continues Roy, “every document is analyzed, deciphered, translated, formatted, proof-read and proof-read once more. This process helps companies perfect their revenue recognition and overall audit efforts through absolute efficiency and judicious interpretation of the original records.

“We are extraordinarily excited,” said Roy, “about the unmatched capabilities of our translation teams and our ability to help our clients comply with critical SEC filing requirements. I should also make mention that ASTA-USA also has a highly-specialized legal document translation division to meet the critical demands of corporate legal departments and international law firms. You can learn more about our legal document translation services at”

*This version adapted for publication 12/1009.