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Jan 16

The Top 5 Skills Lacking within Internal Audit

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A new year brings a renewed focus. What strategic priorities have you set for 2016? According to a recent report from the IIA, one major priority for internal auditors should be within skills development. Developing the right talent pool for internal audit is a major challenge, and keeping and retaining that talent is the next … Continue reading The Top 5 Skills Lacking within Internal Audit

02
Dec 15

Auditing Dynamic Risks – What is the Best Approach?

The role of the Audit Executive in financial services is not an easy one. The days of auditing relatively straightforward “core” risks are long gone. Traditional financial audits, regulatory compliance audits and common operational audits, where methodologies and audit plans are clear and established, simply do not apply to today’s era where risks are extremely … Continue reading Auditing Dynamic Risks – What is the Best Approach?

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Nov 15

Integrated Assurance in a Financial Services Organisation

Author:James Lai

“Risk is everyone’s business” is a mantra that is rapidly being adopted by financial services organisations around the world, especially in light of large corporate collapses over the past 15 to 20 years and the global financial crisis in the late 2000s. The notion of business people having a clear understanding of their key risks … Continue reading Integrated Assurance in a Financial Services Organisation