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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. See the full overview.
Inspire, Implement, Assure—How Internal Auditors Can Leverage the International Framework Good Governance in the Public Sector
by Jim Pelletier, Managing Director, Institute of Internal Auditor’s American Center for Government Auditing and Vincent Tophoff, Senior Technical Manager, IFAC | October 11, 2016
Public sector internal auditors can enhance their organizational governance by leveraging the guidance within the International Framework Good Governance in the Public Sector .
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Simplifying Auditing Standards for Small or Non-Complex Entities–Exploring Possible SolutionsConfidence in small business benefits us all —the difficulties of applying the International Standards on Auditing in small or non-complex entity audits are apparent, and as such the status quo is not an option.
by Hilde Blomme, Deputy CEO, Accountancy Europe and Noémi Robert, Audit & Assurance Manager, Accountancy Europe | May 18, 2018
A Quality Alliance: Uniting for Quality Assurance Reviews in PanamaWith QA reviews, end-users would have more confidence in the quality of the audits and the financial information presented within the financial statements.
by Yelena Rodríguez Trujillo, CPA, Executive Director, CCPAP | May 16, 2018
Better Risk Management: It’s about SurvivalCompanies who understand and manage their risks fair better in the global economy and at home—in many cases, they attract better employees and better investments, which often translate into growth and sustained success.
by Rodney Irwin, Managing Director of Redefining Value and Education, World Business Council for Sustainable Development | May 4, 2018
Searching for Stars: Youth & Talent ManagementTips and good practice recommendations on how smaller practices can both attract and retain talent.
by Abdulwahid Aboo, Auditor and Retired Partner, AAC Kenya-Certified Public Accountants, Johnny Yong, Technical Manager, Global Accountancy Profession Support, IFAC and Michael Mbaya, Partner, Mbaya & Associates | May 3, 2018
News and Resources
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CPA Unification: CPA Canada
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Technology and Innovation Report 2018
UNCTAD - May 21, 2018
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