Readers can now buy "The Speed of Risk: Lessons Learned on the Audit Trail, 2nd Edition," by Richard Chambers, The IIA's CEO and president. "This book demonstrates how timeless insights still must be customized to meet the needs of an ever-changing world," writes Paul Sobel, former IIA global chairman, in the foreword of the new edition.
2018 Audit Fee Survey Report Public companies reported a median increase of 2.5% in audit fees, among other revealing facts. Read the full 2018 Audit Fee Survey Report to learn what these companies are doing to mitigate these fees.
"The lessons we learn over the course of a career will serve us well if we remember and apply them," says IIA President and CEO Richard Chambers in his new book, "The Speed of Risk." In an excerpt from the book's first chapter, Chambers points out that internal auditors will need every one of those lessons to surmount the ever-increasing challenges and opportunities facing the profession today.
Webinar: Getting Started with RPA for Audit Professionals Demand for assurance in all areas of audit and risk is on the rise, but headcount budgets remain relatively flat. Robotic Process Automation (RPA) can overcome this challenge by unlocking new capacity that works 24/7 and can process larger volumes of tasks and information. In this webinar, discover how to get started with RPA and where can it make the biggest impact. Access the webinar here >>
Seven states have proposed laws, regulations or requirements imposing a fiduciary or best-interest standard on financial professionals that are in various stages of development. The Best Interest Compliance Team at the Drinker Biddle law firm provides an overview of each.
The six habits of smarter risk takers How do upskilling & emerging technology help organizations make more informed decisions & take calculated, advantageous risks? PwC’s Jason Pett dives into the advantages of smarter risk taking in his latest blog.
A convicted felon charged with defrauding investors of $3.6 million claimed principal funds were protected by surety bonds. At least one of the companies he claimed provided bonds said it did not have a business relationship with him.
Key Considerations When Selecting GRC Software Protect your company with the right technology. SOX regulations are complex and there are always risks involved, but you can simplify it. According to expert Norman Marks, the key to avoiding risk is using the right software, but what is "right"? Learn how to simplify your controls & other considerations when choosing your GRC software. Get the eBook.
Accounting departments are using new cognitive technologies for compliance and fraud detection activities. Artificial intelligence systems help finance teams process immense amounts of data on a continuous basis to monitor for fraudulent or noncompliant transactions.
Enterprises that wait to incorporate alternative data sources could struggle to catch up with firms that are already building up experience with such data sources. "With datasets that are more established, or have been around for longer time periods, where they fit in the puzzle is technically better known," said Jon Neitzell, chief data officer of fundamental equities at Goldman Sachs.
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Leadership panel discussion at the 2019 International Conference
Some of the most respected leaders in internal audit today will be having an insightful discussion around leadership. Theresa Grafenstine, managing director, Deloitte & Touche LLP; Kiko Harvey, inspector general, United Nations World Food Program; Jenitha John, CAE, FirstRand Bank; and Mary McNiff, CAE, Citigroup will delve into challenges, opportunities, and the path to success. Register today.
New report weighs internal audit responsibilities
In partnership with Protiviti, the Internal Audit Foundation announced the release of a new research report, Striking an Optimal Balance Between Assurance and Consulting Services -- Practical Insights From Internal Audit Leaders, based on the Foundation's comprehensive Common Body of Knowledge study. The report examines how audit executives achieve the right mix of these two key services. Download now.
The joy of poetry is that it will wait for you. Novels don't wait for you. Characters change. But poetry will wait. I think it's the greatest art.
Sonia Sanchez, poet and recipient of the 2018 Wallace Stevens Award
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