Archive - May 2018

Hong Kong Issues Its First Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Risk Assessment Report

On April 30, 2018, the Hong Kong government published its first Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing (ML/TF) Risk Assessment Report. The publication of the risk assessment precedes an expected Financial Action Task Force (FATF) mutual evaluation...

Maintaining Staffing Equilibrium With a Flexible Workforce

Veterans of finance and accounting recognize that as the business world moves forward, an accelerating rate of change calls for similar speed, flexibility and innovation in the finance department. Along with this imperative, the demand for a dynamic...

Hidden Vulnerability: GDPR Data in Unexpected Places

The European Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) — one of the most comprehensive data privacy regulations in history — is scheduled to become effective this week (May 25, 2018). This regulation imposes strict requirements on how the...

CAQ’s New Cybersecurity Risk Management Oversight Tool: A Protiviti Analysis

Cybersecurity is among the most critical risks that organizations need to address today. Management and protection of data, availability of critical systems and infrastructure, and the risk of cybersecurity threats are among the most pressing...

Reality Check: Global Risks, Unexpected Opportunities on the Rise

We are living in an unusual time. Never before have I witnessed such a dynamic, fast-moving, unpredictable environment. With natural disasters and food and water shortages displacing millions of people around the globe, the debate around the need...

Time for Technology Companies to Commit to Women in Leadership Roles

In the digital age, technology companies face relentless pressure to innovate before they are out-innovated or wholly disrupted. But many tech firms, by not making a concerted effort to assemble diverse leadership — including recruiting more women...