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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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Subsidiary Governance: Governance in a Multidimensional Environment
October 1, 2016 - Deloitte
This report from Deloitte Global discusses how organizations need to take a fresh look at how they oversee their subsidiaries or risk costly financial and reputational damage. The report also outlines new strategies board directors can take to develop stronger subsidiary governance frameworks.
More and more companies are running into serious problems that have real financial costs as a result of improper or insufficient intercompany accounting practices, according to this Deloitte report.
A reference for both seasoned and new audit committee members as they address areas such as oversight of internal controls, financial reporting, risk, interaction with the internal and independent auditors, and review of earnings press releases.
Compliance Programs: What Separates "Good Enough" from "Great"?
August 28, 2014 - Deloitte
This report look at the building blocks of a world-class program that not only protects an organization from internal and external threats, but also enhances its brand and strengthens its relationships with multiple stakeholders.
- 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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