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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. Read More
Indian Boards Need to Focus on Strategy, Sustainability: Survey
July 27, 2016 - The Echo of India
In with the In-Crowd
July 27, 2016 - Medium
US CEOs Back Board Diversity, GAAP Adherence in Reform Push
July 25, 2016 - New York Times
Making Sense of Complex Change–Internal Audit and the Boardroom
July 22, 2016 - IFAC
Singapore Seizes $177m as Part of Malaysia Corruption Probe
July 21, 2016 - BBC
Will Theresa May Break from Thatcherism and Transform Business?
July 19, 2016 - The Conversation
Accountants, Auditors to Get a New Ethics Rule Book
July 11, 2016 - Wall Street Journal
IFAC Pushes to Build Accounting Profession in Developing World
July 7, 2016 - Accounting Today
Corporate Governance Disclosures by Listed Firms Good, but Room for Improvement: SGX
July 5, 2016 - Straits Times
Does Combining the CEO and Chair Roles Cause Poor Firm Performance?
July 5, 2016 - Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation
- International Framework: Good Governance in the Public Sector, Executive Summary
July 2, 2014 - IFAC, Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy
- Evaluating and Improving Governance in Organizations
January 31, 2009 - IFAC
- Defining and Developing an Effective Code of Conduct for Organizations
May 31, 2007 - IFAC
- Principles of Corporate Governance
January 27, 2004 - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development