IIA ja ECIIA blogidest

23.06.2021 - 12:43


EFRAG: Due process procedures on EU sustainability reporting standard-setting

The European Commission’s proposal for a Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) envisages the adoption of EU sustainability reporting standards (ESRS).  In this context, EFRAG is requested to provide Technical Advice to the European Commission in the form of fully prepared draft...

22.06.2021 - 03:58

Mike Jacka

Welcome Back, Let's Get Away

​Does your department know what it is going to do in this new world?

18.06.2021 - 05:37

Mike Jacka

Take the Time

​Different times; different pressures. And we all need a break before going to the next stage.

11.06.2021 - 12:16


Guidance on unlocking the value of Internal Audit functions by implementing Data Analytics / Science

The ECIIA Insurance Committee, assisted by Specialists* has described the journey to adopt a data-led approach in the internal audit departments and give examples from the Insurance industry, on the new ...

04.06.2021 - 08:22

Mike Jacka

Belief and Doubt

​An aversion to confrontation is rooted in doubt.

01.06.2021 - 15:37


Webinar | Integrated Reporting in the Public Sector: Your journey starts here

The European Commission has issued the consultation on the new Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive. In order to fulfill its wide range of functions, the public sector must satisfy a complex range of political, economic, social, and environmental objectives over the short, medium, and...

01.06.2021 - 06:04

Mike Jacka

Writing 101

​We can't expect people to be able to write when we have not told them what we expect.

31.05.2021 - 16:14


Accountancy Europe | Responses to Fraud and Going concern: recommendations to strengthen the financial reporting ecosystem

Accountancy Europe has presented recommendations to strengthen the financial reporting ecosystem and...

21.05.2021 - 12:25

Mike Jacka

I Was a Teenage Developer

​To make the department better, give people the time, resources, and opportunities to explore.

20.05.2021 - 11:43


Webinar | Guidance on unlocking the value of Internal Audit functions by implementing Data Analytics / Science

The ECIIA Insurance Committee, assisted by Specialists has described the journey to adopt a data-led
approach in the internal audit departments and give examples from the Insurance industry....

18.05.2021 - 13:03


Regulating wisely in turbulent times

This article, written by Martin de Bree and Martin Dees- member of the ECIIA-EUROSAI working group, is a reflection note about the impact of regulations and the alternative...

12.05.2021 - 14:39


Joint letter | European Commission’s upcoming sustainable corporate governance initiative

ecoDa, with 6 other leading European business and individual investors organisations – BETTER FINANCE,...

11.05.2021 - 07:08

Mike Jacka

Writing is Hard

​So much of what we write is boring because we don't care about what we're saying.

07.05.2021 - 07:24

Mike Jacka

Ten Questions That Speak Volumes About Culture

​To understand the culture within your department, you have to be willing to ask some hard questions. 

03.05.2021 - 10:33


European Commission: Coordiated Plan on Artificial Intelligence Review

The 2018 Coordinated Plan on AI represented a joint commitment by the European Commission and Member States to work together to maximise Europe’s potential to compete globally. It laid the ground for cooperation, defined areas for investments and encouraged Member States to develop national...

30.04.2021 - 07:21

Mike Jacka

Man Eats Car

​To prepare for the increasingly unknowable future, we have to be creative, innovative, and just a little bit crazy. 

28.04.2021 - 14:52


A simple guide to natural capital management for internal and external auditors

This guide has been developed by ACCA with the support of Deloitte and the ECIIA. It is part of the series...

26.04.2021 - 12:09


ecoDa: Corporate Governance Guidance and Principles for unlisted companies in Europe

ecoDa released an updated version of its groundbreaking...

23.04.2021 - 06:54

Mike Jacka

What We Forget

​We are all still learning. We just have to remember that some of us are farther along in the process than others. 

20.04.2021 - 16:25

Mike Jacka

I Want You to Want Me

​It is not enough for internal audit to be needed; it must be wanted.

15.04.2021 - 11:32


The impact of recent global trends on internal auditing in the insurance industry

The Covid-19 pandemic has been the most significant disruptive event for decades, impacting the political, social and economic environment of insurance companies for years to come. It has been a catalyst for several distinct pre-existing macro trends: use of technology, workforce and ESG (...

09.04.2021 - 07:57

Mike Jacka

Micro-Measuring Success

When we measure success we have to know why we measure and what we will do with the resulting information.

06.04.2021 - 18:32

Mike Jacka

Is internal Audit a Want or a Need?

​Do internal audit's clients want or need us? And do they think we're worth the price they pay? 

02.04.2021 - 07:37

Mike Jacka

Getting to Carnegie Hall by Having Your Brain Nearby

​Critical thinking is a habit that must be practiced and nurtured.

31.03.2021 - 15:04


Leadership in artificial intelligence in 2021: Boards, barriers and new beginnings

The report from Board Agenda and Mazars, in association with...

29.03.2021 - 18:11


Insurance Europe: European Single Access Point (ESAP)

Insurance Europe has recently published its response to a consultation by the European Commission on a European Single Access Point (ESAP) for environmental, social, and governance (ESG) data. 
European Single Access Point should prioritise ESG data required to fulfill EU sustainability...

29.03.2021 - 13:49


EBA, EIOPA and ESMA consult on Taxonomy–related product disclosures

EBA, EIOPA and ESMA seek input on the draft...

28.03.2021 - 23:45

Richard Chambers

My 500th Blog Post: Final Reflections From The IIA

As I prepare to turn out the office lights one last time, I can't help but reflect on all the changes the world and The IIA have been through since my first day on the job.

24.03.2021 - 13:05


Webinar | The impact of the COVID in the three lines

The COVID-19 global health crisis has had an unprecedented impact on business and society across the globe. ecoDa, FERMA, and...

23.03.2021 - 06:48

Mike Jacka

More Ways to Get to Carnegie Hall

​We talk all the time. We write all the time. So, why don't we harness those opportunites to be better at our jobs?

22.03.2021 - 14:55

Richard Chambers

How Agents of Change Can Shape Internal Audit's Future

​The profession must adapt and change to meet the growing needs of our organizations and stakeholders.

16.03.2021 - 11:35


Accountancy Europe: Building a credible Green Bond market

Accountancy Europe releases has released a publication on  Building a credible Green Bond market –...

16.03.2021 - 11:23


EIOPA: Business model sustainability

EIOPA published a document on “Business model sustainability and adequate product design identified as new strategic supervisory priorities for national supervisors”.

The selection of the...

16.03.2021 - 05:15

Mike Jacka

How to Get to Carnegie Hall

​Become a better internal auditor! No specialized training needed! Just pay attention!

15.03.2021 - 17:14


ecoDa: Five Corporate Governance Guidelines to accelerate change and sustainable growth in Europe

The ecoDa publication lists five pan-European Corporate Governance Guidelines. These are powerful levers setting clear directions aiming at achieving faster change. The objective of this document is to unite European...

15.03.2021 - 15:28

Richard Chambers

2021 Pulse of Internal Audit: We Are All in the Same Storm, But Not the Same Boat

This year's Pulse report describes the numerous ways the pandemic has affected internal audit budgets, staffing, risk assessments, and audit plans.

09.03.2021 - 18:06


EFRAG: development of EU sustainability reporting standards

​EFRAG published two reports, that were prepared in response to the mandates given by the European Commission on 25 June 2020 to EFRAG and to EFRAG Board President Jean-Paul Gauzès.

The reports set out ...

09.03.2021 - 17:52


EBA: key money laundering and terrorist financing risks across the EU

The European Banking Authority (EBA) published its biennial Opinion on risks of money laundering and terrorist financing (ML/TF) affecting the European Union’s financial sector. The ML/TF risks identified by...

09.03.2021 - 05:57

Mike Jacka

Finding the Findings Sweet Spot

​In which we continue our discussion of internal audit and inferiority until we pivot to take a more positive look at the profession. 

08.03.2021 - 16:03

Richard Chambers

U.S. SEC: Environmental, Social, and Governance Risks Better Be on Your Radar

​The Commission has created a task force to monitor how organizations report their climate- and ESG-related disclosures to investors.