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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
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Regulators worldwide are increasingly under pressure to investigate corruption and fraud across borders and recover proceeds of misconduct. To ensure their multinational companies are mitigating their corruption and fraud risk, boards should take these four steps.
Corporate Governance & Executive Compensation 2015 Survey
April 23, 2016 - Valuewalk
Shearman & Sterling’s 2015 Corporate Governance & Executive Compensation Survey of the 100 largest US public companies examines some of the most important corporate governance and executive compensation practices facing boards today and identifies best practices and emerging trends.
It is the responsibility of the governing board to put in place a proper system of checks and balances to detect fraud, not the auditor’s.
Speech given by Andrew Bailey, Deputy Governor, Prudential Regulation and Chief Executive Officer, Prudential Regulation Authority
Fundamentals of Central Banking: Lessons from the Crisis
October 16, 2015 - Group of Thirty
This report identifies three continuing core principles for central banking and ten observations on how central banks must adjust their roles going forward to better prevent and address future crises.
Adapting to New Proposals on Expanded Audit Reporting
September 3, 2015 - KPMG
Eight points for audit committees to consider.
Audit committees of public companies are under increasing regulatory pressure to ensure external auditors are doing a quality job. Considering these factors should help them fufill their oversight role.
- FRC Releases Revised Corporate Governance Code and Audit Committee Guidance
May 2, 2016 - CCH Daily
- European Parliament Report Reveals Shortcomings on Governance of EU Accounting Standard-Setting
April 28, 2016 - The Accountant
- How Some OECD Governments Do Nothing to Stop Their Companies from Financing Grand Corruption Abroad
March 17, 2016 - Transparency International
- Strong International Standards, Governance & Ethics Help Fight Bribery
March 17, 2016 - IFAC
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