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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
The CFO Series: What Boards Should Expect from CFOs
November 1, 2013 - CPA Canada
This publication focuses on the role of CFOs and their relationship with the boards of directors.
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.
Argues that by overrating shareholder value, management could focus too much on short-term stock price measures, given that outsized executive compensation often is fueled by stock options.
This Discussion Paper stimulates a global debate on preparing accountants for finance leadership roles, including the CFO. The paper features five principles that highlight the changing expectations, scope, and mandate of the CFO and finance leadership roles and recommends what action professional accountancy organizations and employers can take to prepare professional accountants for career progression to finance leadership.
Explores the perceptions about the meanings of governance, risk, and control (GRC) and enterprise risk management (ERM) and internal audit’s involvement.
The award-winning fund manager discusses what he looks for in a company when he’s making investment decisions.
Looks at eight leading companies that have to deal with significant uncertainty and risk and have survived, maintaining both their reputation and balance sheet.
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