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The recent financial and economic crises exposed many corporate governance weaknesses—but, at the same time, they created momentum for change. Effective governance encourages better organizational decision making, accountability, and robust scrutiny of organizational performance. Accountants are in an excellent position to ensure that governance is integrated into the very DNA of their organizations, which has been identified as critical to its effectiveness. Read More
Fraud without Frontiers: Accountants Face a Changing Global Issue
May 23, 2016 - Accounting Today
Financial Accounting Foundation Issues 2015 Annual Report
May 20, 2016 - Financial Accounting Foundation
Female Board Representation
May 18, 2016 - Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants
Should Audit Committees Have More Than One Financial Expert?
May 18, 2016 - Boardroom Resources, LLC
Matters of Principle
May 18, 2016 - Accounting and Business
Auditors Sound Alarm on Thanet’s Use of EU Grant
May 17, 2016 - Public Finance
Corporate Governance in Micro, Small-, and Medium-sized Enterprises
May 5, 2016 - Jamaica Observer
FRC Releases Revised Corporate Governance Code and Audit Committee Guidance
May 2, 2016 - CCH Daily
Revised UK Corporate Governance Code, Guidance on Audit Committees, and Auditing and Ethical Standards
April 28, 2016 - Financial Reporting Council
European Parliament Report Reveals Shortcomings on Governance of EU Accounting Standard-Setting
April 28, 2016 - The Accountant
- International Framework: Good Governance in the Public Sector, Executive Summary
July 2, 2014 - IFAC, Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy
- Evaluating and Improving Governance in Organizations
January 31, 2009 - IFAC
- Defining and Developing an Effective Code of Conduct for Organizations
May 31, 2007 - IFAC
- Principles of Corporate Governance
January 27, 2004 - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development