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The International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board sets high-quality international standards for auditing, assurance, and quality control that strengthen public confidence in the global profession.
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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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This Framework, developed by IFAC and CIPFA, was created to help improve and encourage effective public sector governance. It encourages better governed and managed public sector organizations by improving decision making and the efficient use of resources.
Overseeing Strategy: A Framework for Boards of Directors
July 15, 2016 - CPA Canada
This Framework helps directors effectively oversee the strategic planning process, from preparation and strategy formulation to execution and monitoring results.
International Framework: Good Governance in the Public Sector, Executive Summary
International Framework: Good Governance in the Public Sector
The Framework encourages better governed and managed public sector organizations by improving decision making and the efficient use of resources.
With effect from 1 October 2013, the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) in the UK has introduced a new governance framework for directors’ remuneration, including a binding vote on forward-looking remuneration policy at least every three years and new disclosure regulations.
A business framework for the governance and management of enterprise IT that allows managers to bridge the gap between control requirements, technical issues, and business risk.
- HKICPA Partners with NGO Governance Platform Project as an Extension to Its CPAs for NGOs Social Responsibility Programme
November 2, 2016 - Hong Kong Institute of CPAs
- IIRC Welcomes the Release of King IV as South Africa Sets a New Global Standard for Corporate Governance
November 1, 2016 - IIRC
- European Commission Urged to Update Financial Governance Rules
October 20, 2016 - Public Finance International
- Stronger Governance and Less Regulation Will Help #BuildTrust with Citizens, IFAC and ICAEW Joint Report Says
September 29, 2016 - IFAC
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