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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
BIS Committee Launches Corporate Governance Inquiry
September 19, 2016 - Accountancy Age
Discarded Airline Bosses Are Walking Away with Eye-Watering Payouts
August 31, 2016 - The Economist
BNA INSIGHTS: Monitoring, Maintenance Are Vital in Ethics, Compliance Programs
August 17, 2016 - Bloomberg BNA
Audit Reform: Hard Labor for Audit Committee Chairs?
August 16, 2016 - Accountancy Age
How to Supercharge Your Not-for-Profit’s Board to Achieve Scalable Impact
August 9, 2016 - AICPA Insights
Serious Fraud Office Opens Airbus Corruption Investigation
August 8, 2016 - BBC
Relationship to Audit Firms Can Be Sticking Point for Shareholders
August 5, 2016 - The Globe and Mail
Bank Negara Instils Governance
August 4, 2016 - The Star Online
UK Legislators Criticise "Sticking Plaster" OECD Tax Avoidance Reforms
August 4, 2016 - Public Finance International
Big Win for Tax Whistleblowers as Pair Gets $17.8 Million
August 4, 2016 - Wall Street Journal
- 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