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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.
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The International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants sets high-quality, internationally appropriate ethics standards for professional accountants, including auditor independence requirements.
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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
Legal bills, compliance fines, fees for forensic investigators — data breaches are expensive. Here's how your company can avoid being a victim.
Owners and managers can take several steps to prepare for and respond to updated framework.
International and emerging markets are enticing but can be hazardous. Here are six risks to watch out for.
This report examines what countries have achieved in terms of strengthening resilience through better risk management and identifies persisting challenges.
Data analytics has the potential to be a powerful tool for organisations to use to combat fraud and other financial crimes. But many organisations are failing to effectively use data analytics for this purpose.
Principle 11 in the newly updated internal control framework of the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO) provides guidelines for assessing the effectiveness of controls over IT
This eleventh version of the Excellence in Risk Management Survey shows that senior leaders in their organizations are paying more attention than ever to risk and that risk management is increasingly treated as a key strategic function in organizations.
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- US: “Pervasive” Pressure Challenges Internal Audit’s Objectivity
March 18, 2015 - Journal of Accountancy
- New Internal Control Standards Deadline Passes Unmarked, for Some
March 3, 2015 - Wall Street Journal CFO Journal
- Nearly One in Three a Financial Fraud Victim: CPA Canada Survey
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