IIA ja ECIIA blogidest

27.01.2021 - 15:41


Leadership in AI 2021: boards, barriers, and new beginnings

Board Agenda and Mazars, in association with INSEAD,...

27.01.2021 - 13:44


EFRAG: outreach document on preparatory work on EU non-financial reporting standards

EFRAG’s Project Task Force on Non-Financial Reporting Standards (PTF NFRS) published an outreach document with their...

26.01.2021 - 13:57


EFRAG: Stakeholders’ views sought on non-financial risks and opportunities reporting practice

The EFRAG Project Task Force on Reporting of Non-Financial Risks and Opportunities seeks stakeholders’ views on factors influencing current reporting practices.  The European Lab PTF-RNFRO has been tasked to identify good reporting practices of sustainability-related risks and opportunities and...

26.01.2021 - 06:57

Mike Jacka

Answer Me These Questions Three

​Are you in the right job, position, organization, or profession?

25.01.2021 - 00:28

Richard Chambers

Using the New Global Risks Report to Be Risk Beacons in Our Organizations

World Economic Forum's Global Risks Report 2021 delves into the myriad risks the world faces in the short, medium, and long term.

22.01.2021 - 16:15

Mike Jacka

Outlast This

​It is easy for internal auditors to believe nothing changes, but the work is part of the legacy that lives on long after the report is issued. 

19.01.2021 - 15:52

Richard Chambers

Are Boards Negligent When Internal Audit Heads Are Hired and Fired?

CAEs are less likely to be unduly influenced by management when they have a strong functional reporting relationship to the board or audit committee.

13.01.2021 - 15:51

Richard Chambers

From the Epicenter of Corporate Governance, Internal Auditors See Modest Improvement

The IIA, in collaboration with the University of Tennessee's Neel Corporate Governance Center, has released an authoritative examination of the pandemic's impact on governance.

12.01.2021 - 16:56

Mike Jacka

What We've Learned

​Interesting times result in interesting lessons.

12.01.2021 - 11:08


European Council: The Portuguese Presidency (Cicero/AMO Analysis)

During the first half of 2021, Portugal holds the rotating Presidency of the Council of the European Union. The Presidency...

11.01.2021 - 17:53


EC: Interim study on the integration of ESG factors into the EU banking prudential framework

The Commission has published an interim study prepared by BlackRock on the development of tools and mechanisms for the integration...

10.01.2021 - 23:51

Richard Chambers

What the World Economic Forum's "Future of Jobs" Report Means for Internal Audit

​CAEs who seek to be architects of internal audit functions that are strong, vibrant, and in big demand would do well to embrace the WEF report's findings.

05.01.2021 - 15:25


Risk in Focus 2021 | Practical guidance on climate change and environmental sustainability

This practical guidance is part of the Risk in Focus 2021 publication and is produced to support the narrative report by the 10 European...

04.01.2021 - 01:23

Richard Chambers

5 Internal Audit Resolutions for 2021

My annual blog post offering resolutions for the coming year takes on added significance now that we’ve emerged from a year fraught with emerging risks, disruptions, and uncertainties. 

27.12.2020 - 23:38

Richard Chambers

Top Headlines That Defined Internal Audit in 2020

While the pandemic and its impact on business, society, and internal audit dominated our lives, other significant events also influenced the profession.

22.12.2020 - 06:22

Mike Jacka

In Memoriam of Those Who Have Not Yet Passed

​Each of us have people that have impacted our lives, and it's never a bad time to let them know.

21.12.2020 - 15:49

Richard Chambers

10 Internal Audit Thought Leaders of 2020

This year's list features individuals across five continents and reflects the global character of the internal audit profession.

18.12.2020 - 06:39

Mike Jacka

Let Me Tell You a Story

​To be effective, we have to understand the stories we are trying to tell.

18.12.2020 - 03:14


Happy Holidays!

ECIIA wishes you a Happy Holidays and Healthy New Year!

The post Happy Holidays! appeared first on ECIIA.

16.12.2020 - 13:27


Webinar: Non-Financial and Integrated Reporting in the Public Sector

ECIIA and EUROSAI will organise a webinar to discuss the best practices on Non-Financial and Integrated Reporting in the Public Sector, on the 28 January 2021, from 16:00...

16.12.2020 - 12:51


EBA: EU legal frameworks on anti-money laundering and terrorist financing, and deposit protection

The European Banking Authority (EBA) published an Opinion on how to strengthen the connection between the EU legal frameworks on anti-money laundering and terrorist financing, and deposit protection. The proposals set out in the Opinion are addressed to the European Commission and aim at...

15.12.2020 - 16:44

Mike Jacka

Notes for a Meeting That Will Never Happen

​If someone got the chance to really talk to the internal auditors, what would they find out about the department?

15.12.2020 - 14:10


Accountancy Europe: The path to high-quality non-financial information assurance

Accountancy Europe organised a webinar on how to ensure high-quality non-financial information (NFI) reporting and assurance, in hopes of achieving more reliability, better confidence in markets and progress on the global sustainable finance objectives.

This debate took place as the...

14.12.2020 - 02:27

Richard Chambers

What My 10 Most-read Blog Posts of 2020 Say About Internal Auditors

It should come as no surprise that this year's list is dominated by content related to COVID-19.

11.12.2020 - 15:36

Mike Jacka

Credit Where Credit is Due

​It is far too easy to focus on what is going wrong. Take time to also focus on your achievements.

07.12.2020 - 15:44

Richard Chambers

The Pandemic's Impact on Organizational Culture

Internal auditors must be ready to support their organizations by helping to measure the cultural impacts of a distributed workforce.

07.12.2020 - 13:49


BIS: Heads of Supervision endorse direction of Basel Committee work

The Group of Central Bank Governors and Heads of Supervision (GHOS), the oversight body of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, has endorsed a coordinated approach to mitigating Covid-19 risks to the global banking system. The global banking system entered the Covid-19 crisis with ample...

02.12.2020 - 15:51


FERMA: COVID-19 survey report 2020

FERMA published a COVID-19 survey, Risk management, recovery and resilience. It...

01.12.2020 - 16:03


Disclosure on climate and environmental issues: where do companies stand?

The EU has initiated an ambitious agenda on sustainable finance which aims to redirect capital flows towards climate transition and sustainability, and is an essential piece of the European Green Deal and the Covid-19 Recovery Plan. In this context, companies and investors alike need reliable...

24.11.2020 - 16:45


Risk in Focus 2021: Practical guidance on macroeconomic and geopolitical uncertainty

This practical guidance is part of the Risk in Focus 2021 publication and addresses the key topic:...

24.11.2020 - 07:15

Mike Jacka

Flocking and the Value of Internal Audit

​It is perceived value that will sell our clients on our value, not esoteric ideas like independence and objectivity.

23.11.2020 - 13:38


Webinar | Cybersecurity: what is the role of the human factor

Cybersecurity and data security have been one of the top three priority risks identified in Risk in Focus over the past five editions.

Despite increasing investments made by organisations, it...

23.11.2020 - 12:30


ESMA: consultation paper on draft to the EC under Article 8 of the Taxonomy regulation

European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published a Consultation Paper on its draft advice to the European Commission on Article 8 of the Taxonomy Regulation.  Stakeholders are invited to provide...

23.11.2020 - 01:37

Richard Chambers

The Talent Disruption Risk Looming in 2021

I believe a perfect storm is coming that will create more pervasive talent disruption risks in 2021 than any time in memory. 

20.11.2020 - 02:08

Mike Jacka

We Will Never Get Back to Normal

​What are you doing differently from a year ago that is making you better?

18.11.2020 - 18:25


EFRAG: New developments in the field of non-financial reporting

Two progress reports have been submitted by EFRAG to Commissioner McGuiness and have been published on...

18.11.2020 - 16:49


Member States start discussions on content of digital operational resilience proposal – Financial services Regulation

The proposal for a Regulation on digital operational resilience in the EU financial sector (DORA) is making its first steps through the EU legislative process. The proposal, which would introduce a detailed legislative framework on operational resilience for financial institutions in...

17.11.2020 - 06:47

Mike Jacka

Stagnation in a Time of Great Change

​The role of external influence on innovation in internal audit cannot be overstated.

16.11.2020 - 02:06

Richard Chambers

Is GE's Rotational Audit Announcement Good News or Bad?

I shared an article about the decision last week on social media, and it generated a lot of reaction — both positive and negative.

10.11.2020 - 15:42

Mike Jacka

Turn the Page

​Internal audit may be able to provide a lesson to the world.

09.11.2020 - 15:48

Richard Chambers

Are We Ready to Move Beyond COVID-19 Risks?

The “normal” we return to will be decidedly different than the one we left, and internal auditors must be ready to adjust their planning, processes, and mindsets.

09.11.2020 - 11:46


Risk in Focus 2021 | Practical guidance

This practical guidance about Cybersecurity and data security is part of the Risk in Focus 2021 publication. It...

04.11.2020 - 12:57


EBA: consultation to incorporate ESG risks into the governance, risk management and supervision of credit institutions and investment firms

The European Banking Authority (EBA) published a Discussion Paper on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) risks management and supervision aiming to collect feedback for the preparation of its final report on the topic. The Discussion Paper provides a comprehensive proposal on how ESG...

03.11.2020 - 13:03


European Commission: consultation on sustainable corporate governance

The European Commission launched a public consultation on sustainable corporate governance: to foster long-term sustainable and responsible corporate behaviour

As indicated in the ...

01.11.2020 - 22:51

Richard Chambers

New IIA Report Yields Valuable Clues on Risks for 2021

The value of OnRisk 2021 lies in insights drawn from measuring how key players in risk management view risks in relation to each other.

27.10.2020 - 06:46

Mike Jacka

Internal Audit's Responsibility to the Public

​How far should internal auditors go in delivering the truth?

25.10.2020 - 23:47

Richard Chambers

When Audit Committees Want to "Hear No Evil" From Internal Audit

Any reluctance by audit committees to hear/solicit everything internal audit needs to say presents the profession with a call to action.

22.10.2020 - 14:51


ECIIA | New management board members

The European Confederation of Institutes of Internal Auditing (ECIIA) elected new board members during the General Assembly, held virtually on the 20 October 2020.

Five board members were elected at the General Assembly and two are newly elected.

  • Verra...

20.10.2020 - 12:56


European Commission: 2021 work programme

The European Commission has presented the 2021 Commission Work Programme: “A Union of vitality in a world of fragility”.

The European green deal and a Europe fit for the digital age remain top priorities for 2021.

Read more at the...