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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
Discusses how a public management letter, collectively written by auditors in particular sectors or on certain themes, can be an effective instrument for accountants to fulfil their public gatekeeper’s role.
Integrated reporting enhances transparency and disclosure by emphasising concise communication of performance, risks and opportunities and the future outlook for the organisation.
Provides public sector auditors with direction on how to assess and make appropriate recommendations for improving governance activities and processes.
Resource center dedicated to the issue of fiscal responsibility for the public sector.
Presents 10 commandments for an effective internal audit function.
The purpose of the Principles is to support organizations in benchmarking and improving their management accounting systems. The Principles help the public and private sectors make better decisions, respond appropriately to the risks they face and protect the value they generate.
The Basel Committee released for consultation a set of revised guidelines on corporate governance at banks. Building on the Committee's Principles for enhancing corporate governance published in 2010, the proposed guidelines aim to strengthen various governance measures such as risk management and internal control arrangements, board competence, and compensation systems. Comments on the proposals are due by Friday 9 January 2015.
November 26, 2014 - Economia
November 18, 2014 - Wall Street Journal
November 17, 2014 - Economia
November 4, 2014 - Public Finance International
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