Risk managers are increasingly focusing on third-party risks, hoping to control new threats to performance and reputation. But trust still factors heavily.
Risk management and internal control
About half of public companies have a complete enterprise risk management process, according to a new survey by the American Institute of CPAs and North Carolina State University.
Although economic uncertainty and cyberthreats are big concerns for executives and board members, a global survey shows that a different risk remains the top worry.
Compliance requirements related to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, P.L. 111-148, are just one example of the regulatory changes keeping finance departments busy these days.
COSO white paper's 'three lines of defense' can establish risk management duties.
Layers of defense should exist in an organization’s systems, with the most sensitive information protected by the most layers.
Internal auditors can play a pivotal role in managing technology risks ranging from cybersecurity to social media. The risks are ranked in a new report that shows how internal audit can help manage them.
Audits of the complex area of internal control over financial reporting (ICFR) may be improving, Jeanette Franzel, a member of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, said in a speech.
A “three lines of defense” model can help organizations establish responsibility for duties under the COSO framework.
Internal auditors may need to change their approach to audit planning to keep up with unexpected and fast-paced changes in risks, a new global survey shows.
Find out how internal auditors can maintain their objectivity in the face of pressure to omit or modify an important audit finding.
Olivia Kirtley, CPA, CGMA, an accomplished corporate director with almost 20 years of experience serving on boards, talks about strategic, risk, and compliance issues that keep board members up at night.
Mark Pearson, who works in supply chain forensics for Deloitte, explains how companies can probe one of the top risks—third-party expense categories—and avoid overpaying.
As businesses transform in response to market shifts, internal audit functions may need to provide more value-added services and proactive advice to management in the coming years.
Businesses are placing increasing emphasis on ethics and compliance, and the area is set to gain further importance in the near future.
Senior finance executives say their organizations are often not in alignment about the need for structured enterprise risk management, a survey on behalf of the AICPA shows.
Some familiar risks are top-of-mind for executives and board members, and new concerns are emerging as well, according to survey results released Monday.
Here’s how companies with outsourced service providers can meet the requirements of the updated internal control framework of the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO).
Accountants can leverage the training and experience they have in managing compliance risks to become strategic risk advisers for their organizations.
Risk concerns have put a strain on audit committees, who say they need more time and expertise to exercise proper oversight.