Assurance and Advisory – Balancing Stakeholder Expectations in Internal Audit

We are living in a golden age of internal audit: Membership in The Institute of Internal Auditors (The IIA) is at an all-time high (200,000 members) Conferences and programs are filled near capacity around the...

The IPO Market Appears to Be Heating-up – Are You IPO-Ready?

If the past month is any indication, the lull of 2016 is in the rear view mirror and we’re headed into an uptick in the IPO market. As more well-known and highly anticipated companies are going public, there...

Partnering for CAE Success: Building the Audit Committee Relationship

There’s a lot of talk these days about what’s important for CAEs to be doing and why. It’s always useful to exchange sound practical advice on how to do what needs to be done. So it was gratifying for me to be...

Cyber Vulnerabilities of Energy Companies’ Control Systems Can Be Addressed Safely and Successfully

The realization is growing across the oil and gas industry that the major cybersecurity threats to upstream, midstream and downstream data and operations are often aimed at operational technology (OT) systems...

Internal Audit’s Role Will Be Key in the GDPR Journey

Over the next nine months, organizations will spend billions of dollars to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR — a European data protection and privacy regulation with the potential to...

Multidisciplinary GRC Requires a Balanced Approach to a Common Language, Scope Management and Program Management

Despite great strides in governance, risk and compliance (GRC) software, it’s unlikely we will ever see a single plug-and-play software solution that satisfies all the demands of multidisciplinary GRC...

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