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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


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  • IIA Sees Need for Public Sector Audit Committees
    July 21, 2014 - Accounting Today

    The Institute of Internal Auditors wants more public sector entities to establish independent audit committees. The IIA has released a new report, “Global Public Sector Insight: Independent Audit Committees in Public Sector Organizations,” making the case for the need to establish such committees.




  • Accountants Can Help Root Out Cybercrime
    April 9, 2014 - Accounting Today

    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.”

    risk management; Article



  • Helen Brand of ACCA on How Accountants Can Combat Cybercrime
    February 28, 2013 - Accounting Today

    Helen Brand, chief executive of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, discusses what accountants can do to tackle the growing problem of cybercrime.

    cybersecurity; Video




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