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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
Cybercrime is on the rise, and accountants are in a position to help their clients take steps to prevent it. In a panel discussion at Pace University, co-sponsored by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, academics, law enforcement officials and security experts discussed the growing threat. Vincent Tophoff, Senior Technical Manager at the International Federation of Accountants, discussed the need for risk management and how easy it is for the “good guys” to turn into the “bad guys” and how important it is to turn them back into “good guys.”
Highlight several of the common pitfalls to effective risk management and internal control that many organizations experience and defines and discusses current thinking on risk management and internal control.
Analyses the corporate governance framework and practices relating to corporate risk management, in the private sector and in state-owned enterprises.
Argues that implementation of (risk management ) standards can have great value in the context of disaster risk reduction. Standards are important tools for resilience and crisis preparedness, and increase the effectiveness and efficiency of both regulators and economic operators. They facilitate the adoption of risk management methodologies and provide a common language and sound metrics, allowing for comparisons across different areas of regulation and across different geographical locations, and for measuring progress towards agreed goals
UHY Insights paper on Cyber Security which highlights the importance to businesses of protecting the critical information assets and contains useful information and recommendations to help.
The steady barrage of headlines about cybersecurity underscores a topic viewed with wary eyes by many executives, board members, and investors.
November 19, 2014 - Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission
November 18, 2014 - Accounting Today
October 31, 2014 - Asia One Business
October 30, 2014 - Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales
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