IIA ja ECIIA blogidest

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...

10.03.2020 - 11:44


Taxonomy: Final report of the Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Finance

The Technical Expert Group (TEG) on Sustainable Finance at the European Commission has released its...

10.03.2020 - 05:13

Mike Jacka

When Internal Audit Doesn't Matter

​It's never bad to put things in perspective. It's a shame it sometimes takes world events to make us do so.

09.03.2020 - 14:39

Richard Chambers

Coronavirus: Life and Death at the Speed of Risk

The most astounding aspect of this dynamic global threat is that it was not on anyone’s radar three months ago.

04.03.2020 - 16:33


European Climate Law

The European Commission has released its European Climate Law, setting the 2050 target and the direction of travel for all EU policy, giving predictability for all authorities, businesses...

02.03.2020 - 15:46

Richard Chambers

In the Face of the Coronavirus, Internal Auditors Must Do More Than Don Masks

There are key actions practitioners should already be starting in support of their organizations.

02.03.2020 - 13:18


24th European Corporate Governance Conference: Company Law and Climate Change?

The 24th European Corporate Governance Conference was organised under the Finland’s Presidency of the Council of the European Union. The participants had the chance to discuss the role of company law and corporate governance in the actions against climate change and other related global...

25.02.2020 - 16:12


White paper on Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence is developing fast. It will change our lives by improving healthcare (e.g. making diagnosis more precise, enabling better prevention of diseases), increasing the efficiency of farming, contributing to climate change mitigation and adaptation, improving the efficiency of...

25.02.2020 - 13:21


IIRC: Call for feedback on the International Framework

The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) is beginning the process of ...

25.02.2020 - 06:44

Mike Jacka

Don't Keep Talking

​Unless everyone agrees on the foundations upon which a discussion is based, further interactions with the client are a waste.

24.02.2020 - 16:22

Richard Chambers

A QAR Should Never Be Weaponized Against Internal Audit

Unfortunately, stakeholders sometimes use Quality Assurance Reviews as a weapon against practitioners who are simply doing their jobs. 

24.02.2020 - 12:16


SMART conference: Sustainability is Possible

The SMART (Sustainable Market Actors for Responsible Trade) project organised a final conference to discuss how we can make the transition to sustainability, and how we can make European business the market-leaders of tomorrow.


21.02.2020 - 05:04

Mike Jacka

Do You Know Where Your Next Job Coming From

​Internal audit and the gig economy.

20.02.2020 - 15:31


Non-Financial Reporting Directive: consultation review

The services of the European Commission have launched an online public consultation on the review of the Non-Financial Reporting Directive today. The deadline for responses is 14 May 2020.

The consultation is available...

19.02.2020 - 15:18


Banking Forum 2020

After a successful second edition of the Banking Forum in 2019, we are pleased to confirm that we are organising a 2020 edition! This year, the forum will take place in...

17.02.2020 - 15:44


Money laundering & terrorism financing

The European Commission published the roadmap to prepare its Action Plan on the fight against...

17.02.2020 - 15:38

Richard Chambers

10 Signs Trouble May Be Brewing for the CAE and Internal Audit

Every audit leader must continuously review current and potential stakeholder groups and reassess their needs.

17.02.2020 - 12:19


EIOPA: Cyber underwriting strategy

The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) has published its strategies for cyber underwriting and supervisory technology.

The objective of...

12.02.2020 - 17:10


Encouraging and Rewarding Sustainability

The European Banking Federation (EBF) organised a workshop on “Encouraging and Rewarding Sustainability“, to discuss the European Green Deal and the future of...

11.02.2020 - 06:45

Mike Jacka

What, Exactly, Was That

​Technology will take us in directions we never expect. Case in polnt

10.02.2020 - 15:42

Richard Chambers

After 440 Blogs, There Is One Topic I Dread Most

​If we are inept in our performance, or become an instrument of those with nefarious motives, we imperil our organizations, our profession, and ourselves.

10.02.2020 - 14:57


Implementing the European Green Deal: Financing the Transition

In a recent speech at the Conference on implementing the European Green Deal: Financing the Transition, Executive Vice-President...

05.02.2020 - 22:21

Mike Jacka

Culture, Communication, and Avoiding the Whistleblower

​Internal audit is in a unique position where it can help organizations avoid whistleblower nightmares.

03.02.2020 - 19:08


Teste Vídeo

The post Teste Vídeo appeared first on ECIIA.

03.02.2020 - 15:45

Richard Chambers

New NIST Privacy Framework: A Tailor-made Resource for Internal Audit

The framework provides strategies to improve privacy practices, build customer trust, and comply with a growing list of privacy regulations.

03.02.2020 - 12:03


Non-financial reporting by large companies

The European Commission published a new update on the Non-financial reporting by large companies’ regulation proposal. EU law requires large companies (more than 500 employees) to disclose non-...

29.01.2020 - 12:51


Internal Audit Code of Practice

Guidance on effective internal audit in the private and third sectors

The Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors published an Internal...

28.01.2020 - 14:07


Anti-money laundering in the digital era

The ACCA and EY jointly organised a conference in Brussels on the 23rd January 2020 to discuss anti-money laundering (AML) in the digital era, and the need to build trust and ethics in artificial...

28.01.2020 - 06:58

Mike Jacka

When the Whistles Blow

​Internal audit must understand its role, responsibilities, and limitations related to whistleblowers.

27.01.2020 - 15:49

Richard Chambers

Are Assaults on Truth Hastening a Doomsday?

Part of our job as internal auditors must be to break through the noise and ensure our organizations are receiving and acting on trustworthy information.

23.01.2020 - 17:26

Richard Chambers

Groundbreaking IIA Report Could Reshape Views on Risk Management

Boards, executive management, and internal audit leaders must be aligned in their approach to risk.