IIA ja ECIIA blogidest

22.01.2020 - 11:22


Integrated Thinking & Strategy: State of Play Report

As the World Economic Forum convenes around ‘stakeholders for a cohesive and sustainable world’, the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC)...

21.01.2020 - 16:29

Richard Chambers

One Mistake Internal Audit Cannot Afford to Make in 2020

Audit leaders must be prepared to communicate internal audit’s value now, not when a downturn is upon us.

20.01.2020 - 13:35


ECIIA Conference 2020: Register now!

The Portuguese Institute of Internal Auditors (IPAI) proudly invites you to join the next 2020 ECIIA European Conference that will take place in Lisbon – Portugal.

The Conference will be a two-day event held in the Centro de Congressos do Estoril,...

20.01.2020 - 13:19


Interconnected standard setting for corporate reporting

Accountancy Europe is asking for thoughts and opinions on how to achieve an interconnected standard setting for financial and non-financial reporting before the end of March 2020.

Global risks and opportunities mean that financial...

17.01.2020 - 16:53

Mike Jacka

It Will Never Happ...Hey, Where'd Everybody Go?

​It is not if disruption will occur, it's when.

17.01.2020 - 06:58

Mike Jacka

It Will Never Happ Where Did Everybody Go

​It is not if disruption will occur, it's when.

15.01.2020 - 12:42


Key challenges in the roll-out of Big Data and Advanced Analytics

The European Banking Authority (EBA) has published a Report on the recent trends of Big Data & Advanced Analytics in the banking sector and...

14.01.2020 - 06:01

Mike Jacka

The Top Five Events of the Decade that Should Have Impacted Internal Audit

​We've come a long way in the last decade, but we have also missed some big, important opportunities.

13.01.2020 - 15:20

Richard Chambers

Internal Audit Alert: The Next Battlefield May Engulf Your Cyber Networks

The likelihood of a crippling, wide-scale cyberattack increases every day as the world becomes more dependent on interconnected, highly automated systems.

06.01.2020 - 15:35

Richard Chambers

Five Internal Audit Resolutions for 2020 and Beyond

This year’s list leverages heavily what we learned in 2019 to better position internal audit and our organizations to succeed.

30.12.2019 - 15:41

Richard Chambers

Final Reflections on Internal Audit's Decade of Progress

Since 2010, many significant events have occurred that have dramatically altered the risk landscape practitioners must navigate. 

23.12.2019 - 20:18

Mike Jacka

A Poem for the Holidays

​The story of the year's final audit.

23.12.2019 - 15:35

Richard Chambers

10 Internal Audit Thought Leaders of the Decade

​Richard Chambers' personal list of influential internal auditors in the 2010s.

20.12.2019 - 07:11

Mike Jacka

A Report on the Audit at the North Pole

What happens when internal audit does a review of Santa Enterprises?

16.12.2019 - 18:56


Christmas message

Christmas message from the new president of ECIIA, Thierry Thouvenot.

The post Christmas message appeared first on...

16.12.2019 - 18:03


Skills and Staff rotation in the Internal Audit Function in financial institutions

A paper discussing the skill and staff rotation in the Internal Audit Function (IAF) in financial institutions has been published by the ECIIA Banking Committee. The position paper aims to provide guidance to the Internal Audit departments of financial institutions, addressing the following:...

16.12.2019 - 15:46

Richard Chambers

From the Epicenter of Corporate Governance, Internal Audit Exposes Weaknesses

Seven key findings from a recent IIA report offer significant insight into the health of corporate governance.

16.12.2019 - 14:52


The European Green Deal

The European Commission has just presented The European Green Deal – a roadmap for making the EU’s economy sustainable by turning climate and environmental challenges into opportunities...

10.12.2019 - 11:50


Webinar replay: GDPR & corporate governance: the role of internal audit and risk management one year after implementation

The webinar discussed the full results and recommendations of a joint project between European Confederation of Institutes of Internal Auditing...

09.12.2019 - 15:45


Guidelines on ICT and security risk management

The European Banking Authority (EBA) published its final Guidelines on ICT and security risk management. These Guidelines establish requirements for credit institutions, investment firms and payment service providers (PSPs) on the mitigation and management of...

09.12.2019 - 15:42


Sustainable Finance & the role of corporate governance & reporting

On December 3, ACCA organised a conference on “Sustainable Finance & the role of corporate governance & reporting – how integration and impact are the way forward”, in Brussels.

Kristiina Lagerstedt, ECIIA Board member, participated in the discussion highlighting...

09.12.2019 - 15:37

Richard Chambers

My Top Internal Audit Blog Posts of 2019: Self-awareness and a Little Humor

This year, I found that the value of internal auditor self-awareness and a little self-deprecating humor went a long way. 

06.12.2019 - 07:06

Mike Jacka

Selling the Value in Not Knowing a Lot About Anything

One of the things we should be marketing about internal audit is how little we know.

03.12.2019 - 06:38

Mike Jacka

You Don't Need to Know Everything

​The most successful internal auditors are not specialists, they are generalists.

02.12.2019 - 15:21

Richard Chambers

10 Events That Defined the Past Decade for Internal Audit

The 2010s have been dramatic years for internal auditing, with many significant factors impacting the profession.

25.11.2019 - 15:36

Richard Chambers

IIA Takes a Principled View of Corporate Governance

A forthcoming index will offer the first true examination and rating of corporate governance among U.S. publicly traded companies.

22.11.2019 - 05:19

Mike Jacka

The Ultimate Measure of Internal Audit Success

​Unparalleled customer service is as important for internal audit as it is for the organization.

18.11.2019 - 15:32

Richard Chambers

Keeping an Eye on Culture Using New IIA Guidance

Internal audit must have a role in assessing, understanding, and explaining how culture influences good governance.

14.11.2019 - 12:00


Auditing Cybersecurity within Insurance firms

The European Confederation of Institutes of Internal Auditing (ECIIA) released a report on Auditing Cybersecurity within Insurance firms.

Internal Audit plays a vital role in the...

12.11.2019 - 15:37


Introduction of guidelines on interaction and cooperation between prudential and AML/CFT supervision

The Basel Committee is consulting on Introduction of guidelines on interaction and cooperation between prudential and AML/CFT supervision.

Consistent with the goals and objectives of the standards issued by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) and principles and guidelines...

12.11.2019 - 07:14

Mike Jacka

Is Everyone Taking Care of the Customers

​Internal audit has as much responsiblity to ensure organizational customer excellence as anyone else in the organization. 

12.11.2019 - 06:08

Richard Chambers

Enforce or Enlighten? This Should Not Be a Dilemma for Internal Audit

Practitioners can be so much more effective and valued when they are not seen as the organizational “cops.”

06.11.2019 - 16:23


Webinar: GDPR & Corporate Governance: The role of Internal Audit and Risk Management One year After Implementation

ECIIA and FERMA are co-organising a live webinar about our recent project, “GDPR & Corporate Governance: The role of Internal Audit and Risk Management One year After Implementation”. The webinar will be held on 5...

04.11.2019 - 15:16

Richard Chambers

The Road Ahead for Internal Audit: 5 Bold Predictions for the 2020s

The coming decade will pose significant new challenges and opportunities for the internal audit profession.

01.11.2019 - 07:10

Mike Jacka

The Giants Upon Whose Shoulders We Stand

​To understand the businesses we audit, we have to understand the theories upon which they are based.

29.10.2019 - 05:34

Mike Jacka

Geysers, Butterflies, and Internal Audit

​Stick around, look around, and be amazed by what you might discover.

28.10.2019 - 14:40

Richard Chambers

Internal Auditing and the Public Good

​Among the most selfless men and women in our profession are those in public service.

25.10.2019 - 08:03

Mike Jacka

Dude, Where's My Risk

​If you want to know where the latest risks are popping up, pay attention to the news.

23.10.2019 - 16:55


EFRAG: new projects

​The European Corporate Lab&EFRAG has published a feedback statement summarising the input received from the public consultation on the European Lab’s future agenda, in which ECIIA...

21.10.2019 - 15:01

Richard Chambers

When Boards Are Surprised, Who's at Fault?

Findings from a recent IIA report point to boards having an unrealistic view of risk management.

21.10.2019 - 12:33


Better protection of whistle-blowers: new EU-wide rules in 2021

In February 2017, the European Parliament adopted a resolution regarding the protection of whistleblowers as beforehand, there was no protection framework in place for them. In October 2017, the Committee on Legal Affairs adopted a report which called the European Commission to present a...

15.10.2019 - 15:14

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.

14.10.2019 - 20:30

Mike Jacka

The Lapses That Can Destroy Us

​When internal auditors lapse into rhetoric, we can no longer claim to be critical thinkers.

08.10.2019 - 08:07

Mike Jacka

Internal Audit's Eight Stakeholders

​Internal audit exists to benefit its stakeholders. But who, exactly, are they?

07.10.2019 - 15:40

Richard Chambers

Ready or Not — Here Come the 2020s

When we make a concerted effort to look ahead, we open our minds to see beyond the day-to-day.