European Governance, the official magazine of the European Confederation of Institutes of Internal Auditing, released its latest issue in October, with quite some interesting articles.
Under the spotlight
Greater regulation and pressure from businesses to thrive after a protracted period of low-to-no growth has put internal auditors under the spotlight, as delegates at this year’s ECIIA annual conference in Paris heard.
Henrik Stein becomes ECIIA President in Board reshuffle
Henrik Stein, Chair of the ECIIA’s Banking Committee, has been elected ECIIA President at the body’s General Assembly in Paris on September 20, 2015. Stein has played an active part in promoting the voice of internal audit.
OECD recognises internal audit’s central role in good governance
The OECD has recognised that an independent internal audit function is best placed to assure the integrity of an organisation’s accounting and financial reporting systems in its most recent publication.
Audit’s role in tax transparency
Internal auditors could play a key role in the European Commission’s (EC) efforts to improve corporate tax transparency by reviewing organisations’ disclosures to the tax authorities, or to the general public, the European Confederation of Institute’s of Internal Auditors says.
Europe is facing increased regulation just at the time when many companies are preparing for greater investment in digital services and cybersecurity – key topics at this year’s ECIIA annual conference.
Download the complete October 2015 ECIIA magazine