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26.05.2020 - 15:45


Impact of COVID-19 on internal auditors in the insurance sector

Main messages from ECIIA Insurance Committee

Impact of COVID-19 on the way audits are performed (HOW)

Productivity of the internal audit department:

  • care for people: empowerment
  • give flexibility to people, do not put...

26.05.2020 - 15:27


EBA: COVID-19 is placing unprecedented challenges on EU banks

The European Banking Authority (EBA) published a preliminary assessment of the impact of COVID-19 on the EU banking sector. With the global economy facing unprecedented challenges, banks entered the health crisis with strong capital and liquidity buffers and...

25.05.2020 - 20:13

Richard Chambers

Congratulations South Africa! Jenitha John Is a Great Choice for IRBA CEO

​There is no one better qualified to take the helm of this important institution.

22.05.2020 - 06:57

Mike Jacka

Nourishment or Poison

​Our job includes identifying where things go wrong. But we can't lose focus on making things better.

20.05.2020 - 13:10


CDSB: Why environmental and climate-related disclosures under the EU’s Non-financial Reporting Directive must improve

The Climate Disclosures Standards Board (CDSB) has released a report entitled: “...

20.05.2020 - 12:21


FERMA webinar: Why risk managers should look at Artificial Intelligence now?

The president of the European Commission, Ursula Von Der Leyen promised legislation that would focus on Artificial Intelligence within the first 100 days of her taking office.

The outcome was the release on 19 February 2020 of a ...

19.05.2020 - 16:16


New video: what is ECIIA?

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19.05.2020 - 07:13

Mike Jacka

Bots, RPA, AI, and Unfulfilled Promises

​We can't go on promising we will adapt technology while doing nothing.

18.05.2020 - 15:49

Richard Chambers

Return-to-workplace Risks: Is Internal Audit Stepping Up?

It is not too late to alert management and audit committees about the value that internal audit can bring to health and safety reviews.

15.05.2020 - 16:23

Mike Jacka

Philosophers Comment on Internal Auditing

​Something on the lighter side: philosophical quotes skewed for internal auditing.

12.05.2020 - 07:49

Mike Jacka

Let Me Think, Where Was I

​The big risks identified before the COVID crisis are just as important as they were then...maybe more.

11.05.2020 - 17:39


European Commission: fight against money laundering and terrorist financing

The European Commission has put forward a comprehensive approach to further strengthen the EU’s fight against money laundering and terrorist financing.

The Commission has published an ambitious and multifaceted Action Plan, which sets out concrete measures that the Commission...

11.05.2020 - 15:53

Richard Chambers

Returning to Workplaces Will Be Risky: Roll Up Your Sleeves, Internal Audit

Auditors are positioned to offer great value as wave after wave of unexpected hazards batter our organizations.

11.05.2020 - 13:34


EBA welcomes EU Commission launch of AML/CFT action plan and stands ready to provide support

The European Banking Authority (EBA) welcomed the EU Commission’s action plan on anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing (AML/CFT), and stands ready to support the Commission’s considerations through the consultation, whilst continuing to...

08.05.2020 - 16:38

Mike Jacka

Balancing Risk and Uncertainty

​Organizations are making important decisions about how to move forward In the current turmoil. And internal audit needs to be there to help.

05.05.2020 - 13:12


EBA: additional EU-wide transparency exercise

The European Banking Authority (EBA) launched an additional EU-wide transparency exercise to provide market participants with updated information on the...

05.05.2020 - 08:08

Mike Jacka

Risk and Uncertainty

​To understand risk, we have to understand the impact of uncertainty.

04.05.2020 - 15:44

Richard Chambers

Public Servants Are Vital to Defeating COVID-19

During this public health crisis, demanding the best will help defeat the COVID-19 pandemic swiftly and effectively.

04.05.2020 - 12:42


EIOPA: response to the COVID-19 crisis

Interview with Gabriel Bernardino, Chairmen of EIOPA.

Without a doubt this is a challenging time for businesses and for people in Europe and around the world. Companies are having to radically adjust their business operations and...

01.05.2020 - 07:20

Mike Jacka

The Divot of Complacency

​If you are comfortable with what your internal audit department is doing, then it probably isn't doing enough.

29.04.2020 - 12:01


Upcoming webinar: The impact of COVID-19 for internal auditors in the Public Sector

The ECIIA Public Sector Committee will be hosting an hour-long webinar, entitled “The Impact of COVID-19 for internal auditors in the Public Sector”, on the ...

28.04.2020 - 14:10


COVID-19 – What do Internal Auditors and Risk Management Specialists think?

Across Europe, the community of internal auditors strives to contribute to the fight against COVID-19. For auditors and managers, even those who are responsible for corporate and organisational governance, risk management involves assuming certain requirements:

  • Assuming this...

28.04.2020 - 06:48

Mike Jacka

The Risks They Are a Changing

​Risks have changed, have you?

27.04.2020 - 15:51

Richard Chambers

Fraud Report Affirms Internal Audit's Value at Critical Time

Findings from ACFE's Report to the Nations reflect audit's significant role in detecting and deterring fraud.

24.04.2020 - 07:03

Mike Jacka

Leading From Anywhere

​You don't need a title to be a leader.

21.04.2020 - 14:47


Financial Stability Board on effective practices for cyber incident response and recovery

The Financial Stability Board has published a consultation report on “Effective Practices for Cyber Incident Response and Recovery”. The toolkit of effective practices aims to assist financials institutions in their cyber incident response and recovery...

21.04.2020 - 06:17

Mike Jacka

Last and Best

​What would you want your last audit project to look like?

20.04.2020 - 16:01

Richard Chambers

COVID-19 Quick Poll: Internal Auditors Cope With Threats While Embracing Opportunities

A recent survey finds audit functions are actively involved in their organizations’ response to the pandemic.

17.04.2020 - 17:38

Mike Jacka

Bad Internal Auditor Jokes

​Nothing to see here. Just a bunch of really, really, really bad internal auditor jokes.

14.04.2020 - 16:56


European Commission: Consultation on the renewed sustainable finance strategy

Despite the current difficult circumstances, the European Commission has published the stakeholder consultation on the Renewed Sustainable Finance...

14.04.2020 - 06:42

Mike Jacka

Things Will Never Be the Same

​The world is changing, and internal auditors need to help drive that change.

13.04.2020 - 15:59

Richard Chambers

COVID-19 Is No Black Swan — It's in Technicolor

While the coronavirus pandemic may appear to fit the profile of a “black swan” event, looks can be deceiving.

06.04.2020 - 15:47

Richard Chambers

Are You Sheltering at Home in Color?

We should embrace this experience, and emerge from it stronger professionally and personally than we were before.

06.04.2020 - 13:53


How the current COVID-19 situation has been impacting the work of Banks’ Internal Audit Functions?

Experience from 17 CAEs of European SSM Banks in various European countries

General aim: “continue with business as usual as much as possible”

  1. Regulatory commitments:


30.03.2020 - 15:51

Richard Chambers

Initial Pandemic Responses Didn't Leverage Internal Audit

A new IIA Quick Poll provides a decidedly mixed picture of audit's role in organizations' response to COVID-19.

25.03.2020 - 12:35


Sustainable finance – EU classification system for green investments

The European Commission has set climate and energy targets for 2030 and aims to be climate-neutral by 2050. The Commission would like to hear your views on the sustainable economic activities taxonomy and has opened a...

23.03.2020 - 14:48

Richard Chambers

Pandemic and Looming Recession Demand Internal Audit to Step Up

We must now turn our attention to demonstrating how internal audit can help organizations navigate the looming economic downturn.

20.03.2020 - 15:09


EIOPA: Actions to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on the EU insurance sector

The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA), in close communication and cooperation with the other...

20.03.2020 - 15:02


How the current Covid-19 situation has been impacting the work of Banks’ Internal Audit Functions?

Experience from 14 CAEs of European SSM Banks in various European countries

Practical Tips to be ready

  • Make sure everybody has a Laptop
  • Set up procedures for working from home and train people
  • Set up a remote communication plan...

17.03.2020 - 23:09

Mike Jacka

We Pause for This Brief...

​No matter what events swirl around us, we need to remember the importance of our profession.

16.03.2020 - 12:43


EBA: mitigating the impact of COVID-19 on the EU banking sector

The outbreak of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and its global spread since February has created significant immediate challenges to society and risks for the economic outlook. Although the long-term magnitude of the economic shock cannot yet be quantified, it will likely dampen economic activity....

16.03.2020 - 02:05

Richard Chambers

2020 Pulse of Internal Audit: There's Good News and Bad News

This year's Pulse report contains valuable information for all chief audit executives to consider.

12.03.2020 - 14:15


Action plan: new Circular Economy

As part of the European Green Deal, the European Commission has released its...

11.03.2020 - 14:10


Action plan: Money laundering & terrorism financing

Recent money laundering scandals point to the need for a more comprehensive and effective EU approach to preventing and combating money laundering and terrorist financing. This initiative sets out the areas the Commission intends to address in new proposals.

See the roadmap...