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Audit Tiptoes the Line Between Audit and Risk Management

Tone at the Top June 2018Internal audit executives report on all sorts of things, and that’s not going to change. To whom all those things should be reported, however, is an open question. Today’s audit executives might be drifting into a role nobody quite anticipated, straddling audit and risk management duties. How can audit executives and corporate boards productively channel this evolution towards heavier involvement in risk monitoring? Download the latest issue, share it with your audit committee and your organization’s senior management, and start the conversation.

Audit Tiptoes the Line Between Audit and Risk Management


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