Setting the Record Straight: The Real Internal Auditors at Olympus Have Not Been Implicated

Posted on Jan 17, 2012

Like everyone else, I have been following the Olympus financial scandal with great interest. My ears perked up with the first mention in the Western media several weeks ago of potential involvement of the company’s “internal auditor.” However, I was quickly assured by internal audit colleagues in Japan that the individual mentioned was not actually the company’s internal auditor as we know the function in the West. 

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Five New Year's Resolutions Every Auditor Should Make

Posted on Jan 6, 2012

This year, it’s going to be different. I’m not talking about the New Year’s resolutions of years past — the ones in which we promised solemnly that we would exercise every day and not only lose 10 pounds (or should it be 20?) but keep the excess pounds off forever. I’m sure that there are a few people who manage to keep resolutions like these. Good for you, whoever you are! But most of us just don’t need another set of unlikely resolutions that are doomed to be forgotten by February. 

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