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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.
The International Accounting Education Standards Board establishes standards, in the area of professional accounting education, that prescribe technical competence and professional skills, values, ethics, and attitudes.
The International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants sets high-quality, internationally appropriate ethics standards for professional accountants, including auditor independence requirements.
The International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board develops standards, guidance, and resources for use by public sector entities around the world for preparation of general purpose financial statements.
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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
guidance to directors and officers to assess the effectiveness of a corporation’s indemnification as well as director and officer insurance programs.
Attention to the company culture is a must following a compliance failure.
Presents the findings of a study to measure workplace ethics in the financial services industry. According to the study, attitudes toward corruption within the industry have not changed for the better.
Policy and research officer Pauline Schu introduces findings from a one-year global study into corporate culture and the drivers of organisational behaviour, conducted with support from the UK’s Economic and Social Research Council.
Various reports and publications issued by CAQ.
Released by the Audit Committee Collaboration, this video succinctly explains a key Collaboration resource: "Enhancing the Audit Committee Report: A Call to Action."
International Framework: Good Governance in the Public Sector
- 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
- IFAC Study Shows Accountancy Strongly Linked to Prosperity, Improved Living Standards
November 12, 2015 - IFAC
- SL Businesses Urged to Practice Good Governance: IFAC President
August 3, 2015 - Hiru Business News
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