IIA ja ECIIA blogidest

02.12.2021 - 07:20

Mike Jacka

A Future More Rosy Than Black

​There are people out there expanding the boundaries of internal audit, some of them going farther than we might imagine. 

18.11.2021 - 05:53

Mike Jacka

Future Imperfect

​Before we can envision and strive for a better future, we have to be willing to listen to the message.

09.11.2021 - 15:18


ECIIA Annual Report 2020/2021

The ECIIA Annual Report 2020/2021 has been presented at the ECIIA General Assembly, held virtually, on 28 October 2021.

The post...

08.11.2021 - 14:11


ECIIA | New Management Board

The European Confederation of Institutes of Internal Auditing (ECIIA) elected new board members during the General Assembly, held virtually on 28 October 2021. Three board members were elected at the General Assembly and the other three had their mandates renewed.

The ECIIA Board and...

04.11.2021 - 15:12

Mike Jacka

What Did You Say to Me?

​We all have triggers. Do you know yours? Do you know those of the people you work with? And do you know the impact they have?

03.11.2021 - 11:04


The three lines joining forces for COP26

In light of the COP26, ECIIA is delighted to announce its collaboration with ecoDa (the European Confederation of Directors Associations) and FERMA...

29.10.2021 - 00:37

Mike Jacka

Anecdotes as Evidence, Stories as Truth

Auditors can have all the facts and figures, but they are lifeless unless they are part of a story.

28.10.2021 - 05:58

Mike Jacka

Anecdotes as Evidence, Stories as Truth

​We can have all the facts and figures, but they are lifeless unless they are part of a story.

25.10.2021 - 16:07


Final Report on draft Regulatory Technical Standards

The three European Supervisory Authorities (EBA, EIOPA, and ESMA – ESAs) have delivered to the European Commission their Final Report with draft Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) regarding disclosures under the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR). The disclosures relate to...

22.10.2021 - 14:13


European Insurance Forum with the European Insurance Regulator and Supervisors

ECIIA is organising the first edition of the European internal audit Insurance Forum with the European Insurance Regulator and Supervisors, on December 1, 2021. 

The event will be virtual and free for Chief...

21.10.2021 - 06:48

Mike Jacka

Get To Know Your Customers Day

​Getting to know internal audit's clients means more than the occasional discussion on risk and what keeps management up at night.

20.10.2021 - 15:19


Guidance on remote auditing for the use of internal auditors

Specialists* from the Internal Audit Service at the European Commission, assisted by the ECIIA have described the journey to adopt remote auditing, on the new ...

14.10.2021 - 06:10

Mike Jacka

A Change Would Do You Good

​Change is not something to be managed, it is something to be embraced.

12.10.2021 - 15:09


European Court of Auditors: More consistent EU action needed to redirect finance towards sustainable investment

special report by the European Court of Auditors underlines the lack of European accompanying measures to address the environmental and social cost of unsustainable economic activities...

08.10.2021 - 18:00

Mike Jacka

A Fable of Observation and Analysis

​The best observations and analysis often happen outside the confines of the audit program.

04.10.2021 - 13:27


Banking Forum 2021

Within  ECIIA,  the  Banking  Committee represents the voice of internal auditors from the  Banking Sector in Europe and is made of representatives from big...

01.10.2021 - 07:21

Mike Jacka

Hidden Goals

​Knowing our measures of success may not be a good thing.

28.09.2021 - 14:29


European Commission: Reviewing EU insurance rules

The European Commission adopted a comprehensive ‘review package’ of Solvency II rules. The overall aim is to ensure that insurers and reinsurers in the EU keep investing, and...

28.09.2021 - 06:06

Mike Jacka

Wrong Purpose Wrong Results

​What we state to be the purpose of audit reports may speak volumes about what we are doing wrong.

24.09.2021 - 05:53

Mike Jacka

Analyzing the Words We Use

​To understand if we are writing effectively, it may take an in-depth examination of what we write.

22.09.2021 - 11:24


Webinar | Remote auditing: experience from internal auditors

Auditing, just like technology, is evolving. Once an exclusively on-site exercise, be it a face-to-face
meeting with an auditee, having a coffee in the boardroom with a senior manager and discussing context and leadership, or having a site tour of the facilities with a member of the...

21.09.2021 - 16:28


Risk in Focus 2022: hot topics for internal auditors

While the coronavirus pandemic continues to disrupt the corporate landscape in the present, the new edition of the ECIIA Risk in Focus report highlights climate change as the rising risk of the future.


21.09.2021 - 06:02

Mike Jacka

Do the Pieces Support the Whole

​Effective audit reporting requires that the nuts and bolts support the purpose.

14.09.2021 - 12:29


EFRAG: Climate standard prototype

The EFRAG Project Task Force on European sustainability reporting standards published a working paper entitled...

03.09.2021 - 06:42

Mike Jacka

The Knowledge Needed to Run Amuck

​Successful creativty and innovation must be based on an understanding of how things are. 

31.08.2021 - 07:25

Mike Jacka

Control, Freedom and Trust

​Creativity and innovation need more than just freedom from micromanagement.

27.08.2021 - 07:21

Mike Jacka

Living in the Shadow of Fear

​Success cannot be achieved when shackled by the need to avoid risk 

23.08.2021 - 14:48


European Parliament: Improving corporate sustainability reporting

The European Parliament has developed an interesting briefing note that provides an initial analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of the European Commission’s impact assessment on corporate sustainability reporting accompanying the proposal, submitted on 21 April 2021. The document...

17.08.2021 - 07:18

Mike Jacka

Stopwatch Auditing

​Some internal audit practices can trace their roots to early 19th century management theories. That's not always a good thing.