Governance

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

 

IFAC-CIPFA Framework Receives Backing, Support from INTOSAI

by Vincent Tophoff, Senior Technical Manager, IFAC | August 26, 2014 |

The IFAC-CIPFA International Framework: Good Governance in the Public Sector has been welcomed by the International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions. Read More

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OECD Guidelines: Which Should Come First?
by Vincent Tophoff, Senior Technical Manager, IFAC | August 14, 2014 |

The OECD is in overdrive on revisions to its Guidelines on Corporate Governance of State-Owned Enterprises—have your say before it is too late. Read More

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IFAC Deputy President: Effective Internal Audit Function Crucial for Boards and Audit Committees
by Vincent Tophoff, Senior Technical Manager, IFAC | August 7, 2014 |

Olivia Kirtley, IFAC Deputy President, recently gave a presentation on how internal audit can provide the information boards and audit committees need for their decision making. Read More

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The Rise and Fall of the Aerarium: Lessons in Public Finance from the Roman Empire
by Eli R. Khazzam, Editor-in-Chief, Global Knowledge Gateway | July 22, 2014 |

Reflections on the the long-term failure of public finance in ancient Rome and the lessons we can learn from the Roman treasury system.  Read More

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Blinded by the Short Term: How to Frustrate Sustainable Value Creation
by Vincent Tophoff, Senior Technical Manager, IFAC | June 18, 2014 | 1

While many are paying lip service to adopting a longer-term perspective for companies and investing, short-termism is gaining ground. How can this trend be shifted? Read More

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