Enough! It's Time to Enforce the Standards for Assurance on Governance, Risk Management, and Internal Controls

Posted on Jun 19, 2009

A new report from Booz & Co., Bringing Back Best Practices in Risk Management: Banks’ Three Lines of Defense, considers the financial crisis, expresses strong opinions, and makes a number of key points (emphasis added).

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Important Questions for Corporate Boards

Posted on Jun 17, 2009

Mary Pat McCarthy and Michael Nolan of KPMG, in Directorship, ask some important questions of corporate boards. Internal auditors would do well to note these and ask the questions both of management and themselves.

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Two Recent Surveys Provide Food for Thought

Posted on Jun 8, 2009

The  Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) held its annual conference in May. It asked participants to vote on a number of issues. The results (shared by Prof. Andrew Chambers) included:

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