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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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Attempts to explain more about risk culture in financial organizations, which features so prominently in discussion about financial regulation, at many industry events and on numerous blogs.
Explores the perceptions about the meanings of governance, risk, and control (GRC) and enterprise risk management (ERM) and internal audit’s involvement.
Looks at eight leading companies that have to deal with significant uncertainty and risk and have survived, maintaining both their reputation and balance sheet.
Explains that it is time to establish a new paradigm for interactions between boards and supervisors, built on mutual trust and transparency so supervisors and boards are better able to fulfill their responsibilities.
This explores how country and firm level governance arrangements influence the quality of financial reporting by organizations.
Toward Effective Governance of Financial Institutions
January 1, 2012 - Group of Thirty
The report stresses that values influence the behavior of those with governance responsibilities and the key to reform is to promote changes in the ways in which these individuals think about their responsibilities.
Demonstrates through case studies that risk is at the heart of strategy, and that boards and specialist risk functions must work more closely together to avoid or mitigate the catastrophic consequences of events.
August 16, 2014 - The Economist
July 28, 2014 - The Nation
July 3, 2014 - IFAC and CIPFA
June 24, 2014 - Public Finance International
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