The scrutiny period concerning the ESRS Delegated Act has terminated, with the incorporation of the sector-agonistic Standards within the EU legal system. The first set of twelve sector-agnostic European Sustainability Reporting Standards (ESRS) has been successfully integrated into the European legal framework. This development marks a significant step forward in streamlining sustainability reporting in the […]
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ECIIA and EIRG (European Institutes Research Group) organised a webinar on How organisations are responding to new cyber risks?, on November 7 at 11:00 (CET). The 2024 edition of Risk in Focus highlighted cyber risks as the top 1 risk. European auditors have gathered to discuss the nature and evolution of the cyber risk, and […]
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Internal auditors and industrial/commercial companies are still looking for best practices in dealing with the risks and benefits associated with ESG. The regulation is evolving quickly and it is not just about compliance but about the business, strategy, culture, and operations that must evolve. This position paper is a clear call for Board Members and […]
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The Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA) is the European Union’s (EU) strategic approach to managing systemic risk within the financial system. DORA is designed to improve the cybersecurity and operational resilience of the financial services sector (as of 2025). The paper explains the role internal auditors should play, specifically regarding third-party outsourcing. Press release
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ECIIA and EUROSAI have conducted a project about the collaboration between Public Sector Internal Audit and SAIs in the public sector in Europe. The report was launched at the ECIIA-EUROSAI Public Sector Forum that took place on the 6th of October, in Brussels. The two organisations have decided to examine and analyse the relationships and […]
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The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) has outlined its strategic priorities for the period 2024 – 2026. EIOPA will focus on managing the uncertainty in times of transformation so that the insurance and pensions sectors can continue to deliver value to policyholders and beneficiaries, businesses, and the EU economy. Read more here.
ECIIA and EIRG (European Institute Research Group) organised a webinar on Internal Audit vs Macroeconomic and Geopolitical Uncertainty. Chief Audit Executives ranked Macroeconomic and Geopolitical Uncertainty as the third biggest risk to organisations in the report’s quantitative survey – jointly with changes to laws and regulations. This is its highest position since the survey began […]
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The French audit regulatory authority High Council of Auditors (H3C) released a technical guidance on limited assurance over sustainability reporting. The guidance was prepared by a working group composed of representatives of H3C, statutory auditors and assurance providers. These guidelines will help practitioners, including independent assurance services providers, to understand the work to be carried […]
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For the first time ever, on an EU-wide level, Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance disclosures will be required to be reported in a standardized, comparable and consistent manner, just like for financial reporting. We have decided to keep you informed on a regular basis on this hot topic, through a series of factsheets.
Sustainability information is key to empowering investors to make informed decisions on their investments. This is why the European Commission launched two three-month consultations – one targeted, one public – to get feedback on the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR), which has been in application since March 2021. The objective is to make a comprehensive […]