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Risk Management & Internal Control

Proper risk management and internal control help organizations understand the risks they are exposed to, put controls in place to counter threats, and effectively pursue their objectives. They are therefore an important aspect of an organization’s governance, management, and operations. Professional accountants can and should play a leading role in helping their organizations achieve an integrated, organization-wide approach to risk management and internal control—which ultimately helps create, enhance, and protect stakeholder value. Read More


What Is Driving the Future of Risk Management? Your Opinion Counts

by Vincent Tophoff, Senior Technical Manager, IFAC | February 12, 2015 |

RIMS, the risk management society, is asking professional accountants to respond to a survey on risk management trends. Read More

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What Should IFAC Tell COSO?
by Vincent Tophoff, Senior Technical Manager, IFAC | February 2, 2015 |

COSO is updating its Enterprise Risk Management Integrated Framework from 2004; IFAC is participating in the update and would love to hear your ideas and suggestions. Read More


Cyber Security: It Isn’t as Clear as Us vs. Them
by Vincent Tophoff, Senior Technical Manager, IFAC | October 24, 2014 | 2

Cyber security is as much a technical issue as a behavioral issue. People and their motivations are behind every threat but people also make or break the lines of defense. Read More

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The Next Step–Resilience
by Bill Schneider, CPA, CGMA, Director of Accounting, Corporate Accounting Policy, and Executive Compensation Accounting, AT&T | September 30, 2014 |

Your organization’s survival could be tied to its capacity for resilience. Read More

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Our Return Appearance at IMA’s Conference: Upgrading Risk Management and Internal Control in Your Organization
by J. Stephen McNally, Finance Director and Controller, Campbell Soup Company, and Vincent Tophoff, Senior Technical Manager, IFAC | September 15, 2014 |

Summary of our recent hit presentation on how to upgrade risk management and internal control in your organization, given at IMA’s 2014 Annual Conference. Read More


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